A report out yesterday says 25% of Americans are functionally illiterate because teachers aren't being taught to teach reading. And that's bad news for the US economy. Hillary Wicai reports.
Today a minority stakeholder could formally request an initial public offering of media conglomerate Bertelsmann. Or the family-owned company could decide to buy out the 25% ownership instead. Alisa Roth gives us the pros and cons.
Internet telephone pioneer Vonage is expected to raise $550 million in a public stock offering this week. Janet Babin reports the company is likely to spend most of that money on advertising.
Commentator Peter Coy says that the use of performance-enhancing drugs in the workplace is on the rise — and that it could drastically alter the business world.
The financial services giant settles with stockbrokers over whether they should receive overtime pay. Amy Scott reports the agreement could jeopardize the lucrative commissions paid to many stockbrokers.