Governor Jerry Brown on balancing California's budget

Jan 16, 2013
The governor of California discusses state budgets and California's fiscal prospects heading into 2013.

Debt ceiling stand-off? President challenges Republicans

Jan 14, 2013
In the final news conference of his first term, President Obama made a new pitch for "balance" as Washington approaches another fiscal deadline.

A CEO manifesto on debt and deficit

Oct 25, 2012
CEOs from across the country are asking Congress to figure out how to decrease the deficit. But how pure are their intentions?

Uncle Sam doesn't mind taxpayers paying extra

Apr 16, 2012
Tomorrow is Tax Day. Some people write checks for more than they owe to help pay down the nation's public debt.

MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns

Feb 24, 2011
As protests and violence continues to escalate in Libya, Egyptian citizens are offering more than just moral support. As Mitchell Hartman reports...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Dodd-Frank, budget cuts, Middle East and Lap-Band

Feb 17, 2011
The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...

Can you solve the federal deficit?

Feb 17, 2011
Want to solve the U.S. debt crisis? You may have more success in cutting the federal deficit than the politicians in Washington. Today on Marketp...

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MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's budget cuts, protests in Bahrain, and billable hours

Feb 14, 2011
President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...

MID-DAY REPORT: Blockbuster's bust ...

Sep 23, 2010
Blockbuster Video filed for Chapter 11 today. But a sequel is on the way....