Critics are questioning Britain's second multibillion-pound bailout of its banks. Some say another bailout is unnecessary and could make the U.K. the next Iceland -- a bankrupt nation. Stephen Beard reports.
World leaders converged in Davos, Switzerland, this week for the World Economic Forum. But there was one notable absence -- the United States. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Bloomberg's Tom Keene about the happenings in Davos.
In an effort to slow evictions resulting from the housing crisis, Freddie Mac is starting a new program to let homeowners and tenants stay in foreclosed homes. Will private lenders follow suit? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
The U.S. economy suffered its biggest slowdown in more than 25 years, according to last quarter's GDP figures. And with inventory piling up and consumers slow to buy new things, the outlook's not good. Mitchell Hartman reports.
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