It's the first day of the second quarter, and aluminum giant Alcoa is the first Dow-listed company to report earnings. Stacey Vanek-Smith talks to Doug Foreman of Highmark Capital about whether Alcoa can be considered a bellwether.
The Group of Eight summit is being held in the earthquake-destroyed town of L'Aquila in central Italy, with the intent of pumping money into the region. But many are not happy with the decision. Megan Williams reports.
Today the British government unveils its plans to regulate the U.K.'s financial industry. British bankers are bracing themselves for a crackdown on bonus pay and lending practices. Stephen Beard reports.
The Atlantic Yards development project in Brooklyn was set to include housing, offices and a basketball arena. But the recession has forced the project to scale back. Sally Herships reports that could be a good thing.
Chrysler is re-opening factories in order to keep up as they run out of cars that are selling well. Contrary to popular belief, bankruptcy has actually helped the automaker push vehicles off the lot. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Today kicks off a new earnings season for U.S. companies, and Wall Street investors are working to manage their expectations during the recession. Bob Moon explores where and why analysts have set their sights low.
Google has announced plans to release its own operating system, a month after Microsoft launched a search engine. The move has raised questions about Google's dominance in computing. Dan Grech reports.
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