Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has announced he will step down when the new president is sworn into office in January. Commentator Bill McConnell has some thoughts on what's in store for the next Treasury secretary.
These days, many Americans are saying good-bye to life's little luxuries. But one Minneapolis business owner is hoping consumers won't let the sinking economy beat their love of chocolate. Annie Baxter reports.
China is in the middle of a huge boom in consumer spending, which would seem to be good news for credit card companies. But the Chinese haven't warmed to the idea of paying with plastic. Lisa Chow reports.
Dell is looking to revamp its signature process of building its products to order. And it's reportedly talking about selling off most of its facilities and having somebody else make its computers. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Unemployment hit 6.1% last month -- the highest in nearly five years. It was the 8th-straight month of fewer jobs, with a total drop of 600,000 jobs this year. But some economists believe the real story is even uglier. Steve Henn reports.
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