We've yet to spot a guy walking around with a sign that says "the end is nigh," but the chatter on Armageddon and Rapture Web sites is heating up. Sean Cole decided it was time to check in with a few "end time economists."
Environmental regulations, conservation, alternative energy development -- all have come to be serious issues on the campaign trail. Mitchell Hartman investigates what "green voters" want from the next administration.
Call it the bailout heard round the world. After a weekend of meetings, France, England, Germany and other European countries unveiled their rescue plan: pump cash, cash and more cash directly into banks. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes a look.
The Fed is leading an extraordinary push to restore liquidity in the world financial markets by offering "unlimited" greenback funds in auctions. So, does that mean the sky's the limit? Bob Moon finds out.
Having the government buy stakes in banks as part of the $700 billion-plus bailout program is a significant change financially and ideologically. Kai Ryssdal asks economist Robert Litan how this is going to work.
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