Starting your own business, you have to expect to take a few hits at first -- and the current economic crisis doesn't make it any easier. Tess Vigeland sits down with three small business owners to talk survival strategy.
Twenty years ago, Congress passed the Women's Business Ownership Act to improve chances for women entrepreneurs. Entrepeneurship reporter Mitchell Hartman reports on accomplishments so far and what lies ahead.
"The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart saw its highest ratings ever last week, finding the humor in the economic meltdown and presidential race. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes that up with entertainment editor Mike Speier.
The owners of small businesses have the same concern many of us do -- Is my money safe? But they have the added worry that all of the bad financial news will discourage shopping. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
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.
Even though Hurricane Gustav wasn't as severe as expected, it still left billions in property damage behind it. But a bigger cost to business might turn out to be living with frequent mass evacuations. Dan Grech reports.