Major hospital associations have agreed to chip in $155 billion over 10 years for health care reform. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks about the move with Julie Niemann, an analyst from Smith, Moore and Company in St. Louis.
Air carrier Ryanair says it can cut another 20 percent off ticket prices by creating a "standing-room only" space. Christopher Werth explains how the airline CEO is using wacky ideas and headlines to the company's advantage.
The price of oil has fallen in European trading this morning for the fifth day in a row. Doubts about demand for fuel could be the main factor. Stephen Beard reports what investors are concerned about now.
Microsoft launched a free program this week that lets you track and change your energy consumption down to individual appliances. But what's being called the "smart grid" may be leaving the door open to cyber attacks. Sam Eaton reports.
The Obama administration has been working overtime to get industry support for an overhaul of the U.S. health care system. This morning, it looks like hospitals will be next to offer a deal. Dan Grech reports.
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