Although Washington seems to have given up on a climate change bill, environmental legislation is still alive in other places. California has just approved the second biggest carbon trading market on the planet, and others are watching closely.
The Senate's plan to fund the government through the next fiscal year failed to pass last night, and the budget is set to run out officially on Saturday. John Dimsdale reports on the government's plan B.
Drug violence in Mexico is driving away Mexican and foreign businesses and investors. Business leaders told the Mexican government through a full-page ad that the country needs to improve security before it loses more money.
The Securities and Exchange Commission will be developing the details on how to deal with whistleblowers, as required by the financial reform law. Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio looks at both sides of the issue.
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