The third American case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow disease, was confirmed today in Alabama. Host Tess Vigeland speaks to Ernie Davis, an agricultural economist at Texas A&M University, about the case.
For the first time, the Big Board is operating as a profit-making enterprise that has to answer to shareholders. That may mean some big changes in the way Wall Street does business. New York Bureau Chief Bob Moon reports.
A hearing is scheduled today into allegations that an Atlanta-based hedge fund defrauded clients who invested hundreds of millions of dollars. But the lead defendant and the money are nowhere to be found. Bob Moon has more.
The yield on 10-year treasury notes has reached its highest level in almost two years. Why care? Those yields play into everything from inflation to how much you pay for your mortgage. Alisa Roth reports.