The volcanic ash that's wreaking havoc in Europe is having an economic impact in the U.S. Companies are reporting inventory levels falling to dangerously low levels as supplies sit in European airports. Mitchell Hartman reports.
The financial overhaul bill is expected to hit the Senate floor this week. But there's wrangling over what form a consumer protection agency might take, and whether to set up an industry fund to wind down failed banks. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Companies don't usually spend a lot of time trimming the little things when the economy's humming along. But when it's not, every last nickel counts. Finding those nickels is a business opportunity in itself. Andrea Gardner explains.
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