A new survey of 700 venture capitalist leaders found that more than half of them will invest in fewer start-ups this year. Janet Babin reports how more open trade and immigration policies could help the industry.
Pentagon employees have gotten millions in free travel and lodging from groups with interest in shaping military policy, a study by the Center for Public Integrity has found. Bill Radke talks with the watchdog group's Bill Buzenberg.
Exhibitors at a solar panel trade show in Philadelphia are hoping to get a share of the millions in federal incentives for solar energy. But until then, the industry is seeing a bit of a slowdown. Joel Rose reports.
Sales statistics in China and other factors are contributing to a rise in oil prices. Some analysts say that speculative momentum could drive the price of oil to $80 a barrel within a week. Stephen Beard reports.
Many of the youth in Indian tech hub Bangalore are resorting to violent, extremist measures to sway the population. Experts say much of their reasoning comes not from religious views, but economic hardship. Raymond Thibodeaux reports.
House Republicans plan to unveil a new energy plan they're calling the "all of the above" solution for energy independence. The proposal calls for domestic energy production, aka "Drill, baby, drill." Sam Eaton reports.
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