There was a big jump in wholesale prices in January showing inflation is rising faster than it has since 1981. Yet home prices are on a steep decline. Jill Barshay reports on what the conflicting figures say about the economy.
A critical change in eBay policy has upset longtime users enough to stage a week-long boycott of the auction site. Lisa Napoli reports buyers and sellers upset that they can no longer rate each other might take business elsewhere.
Now that Toshiba has pulled the plug on its HD DVD business, retailers who sold customers HD DVD CDs and players will have to deal with returns. Jill Barshay reports there's at least a slight silver lining.
With Valentine's Day around the corner, many television ads are telling men to buy diamonds for that special someone. But Caitlan Carroll reports that not all girls will swoon at a gift of expensive jewelry.
Just in time for Valentines Day, activists and jewelry retailers are stepping up a campaign to discourage the mining and sale of "dirty gold." Their first target: a proposed gold mine in Alaska. Sarah Gardner reports.
The weakened euro is helping a once-punishing duty on American garments become less of a barrier in Europe. Rob Schmitz has more on how the U.S. clothing industry is benefitting from the shift in currency value.