Smith, Moore and Company analyst Juli Niemann talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether a moderate decline in home prices is a nice way of saying the panic is gone, and whether the consumer confidence report is more happy talk or happy news.
TheWrap.com's news editor Michael Speier talks with Steve Chiotakis about why Paramount is having problems despite two huge blockbusters, and what's in the pipeline for the studio the rest of the year.
Michael Jackson's sudden death was untimely for celebrity magazines, since many had already gone to press. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports why news-oriented magazines like Newsweek have more of an edge this time.
Ethnic and sectarian divisions are complicating matters as international companies bid on Iraqi oil contracts. Reese Erlich reports the autonomous region of Kurdistan has already made its own deals with foreign oil companies.