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Smaller banks holding up amid crisis

Oct 15, 2009
Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and JPMorgan-Chase have gotten a lot of attention for their better-than-expected quarterly earnings. But what about the 8,000 other banks in the U.S. that have to be working right for the economy to get better? Jeff Tyler reports.

Panel passes new rules on derivatives

Oct 15, 2009
The House Financial Services Committee has passed new regulations for derivatives, those complex insurance policies reponsible, in part, for the collapses at Lehman Brothers and AIG. John Dimsdale reports.

What keeps pushing the Dow higher?

Oct 15, 2009
With unemployment still rising and consumers still wondering if it's safe to spend again, what keeps pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average higher -- to over 10,000 points again today? Our Senior Business Correspondent Bob Moon reports.

Foreclosure wave isn't going away soon

Oct 15, 2009
In the last three months banks have foreclosed on nearly a million homes -- up almost 25% over last year. And such actions are spreading to more middle-class and upper-income neighborhoods. Curt Nickisch reports.

Is commercial real estate next to fall?

Oct 15, 2009
We all know about the crisis in residential real estate. But what about the commercial real estate market? Is it going to collapse as some experts and pundits are predicting? Jeremy Hobson reports.

A look beneath the WASPish veneer

Oct 15, 2009
Tad Friend, who wrote a New Yorker column about how his WASP parents lived without the money and prestige they'd once known, has written a book on the history of his family. It's called "Cheerful Money." He discusses it with Kai Ryssdal.

Halloween retailers scaring up business

Oct 15, 2009
Americans are expected to spend 15% less on Halloween than last year. But retailers aren't running away from that spooky news. Cash Peters checked out their tricks and treats in Las Vegas earlier this year.