Japan has ordered Toyota to investigate possible problems with brakes on its new Prius hybrid model. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Amy Scott about customers' complaints and how they will further impact Toyota.
Buckling to government pressure, Citibank will withhold a fee on low checking accounts. How does this play into the president's agenda for banking regulation? Bill Radke talks to Los Angeles Times business columnist David Lazarus.
Congress is now investigating electronics systems on Toyota cars following the automaker's massive recall tied to faulty gas pedals. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Amy Scott about how this latest development might affect repairs.
Analysts estimate Facebook earned $500 million in 2009. But with 175 million registered users logging on every day, the site can generate much more revenue. Rico Gagliano reports what the social networker might try to turn a bigger profit.
Toyota's case of faulty gas pedals looks bad for the National Highway Traffic Safety Commission, which has the authority to demand safety info from car and tire makers. John Dimsdale explores how the commission plans to crack down on auto safety.
The European Commission has OK'd Greece's latest austerity plan, but economists question whether the euro can survive the deep cuts the country is proposing on its public spending. Stephen Beard reports.
AIG had promised to pay employees nearly $200 million in bonuses next month, but buckled to pay cut pressure from pay czar Kenneth Feinberg. Amy Scott reports $100 million will go to workers in advance who agreed to the cuts.
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