Smith, Moore and Company's Juli Niemann talks with Steve Chiotakis about what banks that are returning bailout money will do with their capital cushion and how successful Treasury Secretary was in China.
Brazilian military pilots say they've found debris from the Air France aircraft crash. Steve Chiotakis talks to Darrell Jenkins, an independent airline industry expert, who explains how this will affect the summer flying season.
The average price of a gallon of gas has shot up by about a dollar since January. But a new Saudi Arabian oil field is just one big reason consumers won't see prices climb any higher this season. Steve Henn reports.
General Motors has found a buyer for its Hummer brand. But who would buy a company with such a bad rep? Steve Chiotakis talks to Tamara Keith about Hummer's modified global approach and the test-drive of an electric model.
Microsoft is using star power at the E3 Expo to draw attention to new games and gadgets. The company is hoping to attract people who aren't normally into video games to combat slumping sales. Joel Rose reports.
Insurers and drug companies say a government-run health plan would hurt the free market and drive them out of business. Health care reform advocates say that a little competition can be healthy. Danielle Karson reports.
The administration wants to consolidate the many existing federal regulators, a method already tried in Great Britain. But some U.S. lawmakers take the failure of that system as proof consolidation is no fix. John Dimsdale reports.
President Obama is meeting with Democrats on health care reform. The Council of Economic Advisors is releasing a report that says health care is only going to get more expensive unless something changes. Tamara Keith reports.
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