U.S. and Chinese regulators are expected to adopt new standards to prevent products containing lead paint from entering the United States. But, as Amy Scott reports, with the holiday shopping season approaching, the toy industry is taking matters into its own hands.
With so much information available on your investments, finding reliable data can be a bewildering task. And now, many major brokerages are making some research less available to the public. Amy Scott reports.
A group claiming to represent thousands of the city's licensed cabdrivers is planning a strike. Drivers are protesting a new high-tech system they say will cost them unnecessary time and money. Amy Scott reports.
Wall Street can be an incestuous place... When Merrill Lynch downgraded its rating on Lehman Bros. because of Lehman's exposure to the credit turmoil, the investment bank downgraded Merrill Lynch. Amy Scott reports.
That's the word around some water coolers on Wall Street, as economists and investor types await Fed chief Ben Bernanke's speech today. For or against it, they'll all be looking for hints of a rate cut in the near future. Amy Scott reports.
You know those proxy statements you get in the mail, if you own a stock or a mutual fund? Regulators are looking at a major overhaul of the system that allows stockholders to vote on company issues. But that has many shareholder advocates worried. Amy Scott reports.
More than a million job seekers will be getting a letter from Monster.com soon letting them know hackers have stolen their personal information. The theft comes at a rough time for the job site, Amy Scott reports.
It's amazing what a little extra cash can do. Word broke last night that Bank of America bought $2 billion of stock in ailing mortgage giant Countrywide Financial, and suddenly investors are feeling a bit rosier too. Amy Scott reports.
Money market funds are supposed to be some of the safest investments. They pay better interest than a typical savings account without much more risk. But Amy Scott reports some money markets have been investing in some dangerous debt.