The U.S. economic crisis means it's harder for Mexican migrants to find work, and that means there's less money sent home to families. Dan Grech visits a small town in central Mexico to see how it's faring.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has switched the bailout plan from buying troubled mortgage securities to buying preferred shares in healthy banks. Commentator Robert Reich says it's time to stop the handout.
Sales of used goods are rising as consumers ditch expensive retail stores for more creative and cheaper ways to shop. Why not? Sarah Palin does it. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on a booming shopping sector.
Pepsi, maker of the sports drink Gatorade, is using new techniques to cut down on its water use and save some money in the process. Sarah Gardner has the story on the eco-friendly ideas at Gatorade plants.
Procter & Gamble Co. and Google have been swapping employees since the beginning of the year. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Ellen Byron from the Wall Street Journal about the unusual arrangement between the two.
Consumer prices fell 1% last month, the most on record. It's good news for consumers looking to save a little on purchases, but as Steve Henn reports, deflation means we could be heading into even worse economic times.