The president and the Treasury Secretary outlined a new part of the bailout plan that would invest $250 billion directly into banks and buy up their stock. Is this good? We ask economist Gary Schilling and economics correspondent Chris Farrell.
Europe's rescue packages have been good news for investor confidence so far, but that's not necessarily the case for taxpayers footing the bill. Megan Williams reports what some countries will pay for their plans.
How do you manage a restaurant chain when everyone's eating in? DineEquity CEO Julia Stewart told Kai Ryssdal that the secret to success in a troubled market for Applebees and IHOP is selling to franchisees.
It's not the best time to be in the business of snakes and spiders, but Brett Wilson is still managing his "lizard boy" career. Scott Jagow met up with Wilson and his girlfriend at their loft in downtown LA.
European investors seem to like where the U.S. government is going by investing in banks. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard about the British government's efforts over banks and how that's effected the country.
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