With politically weak leaders sitting at the table and growing economies like China and India not involved, how much power does the G8 still have? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports where some of the challenges lay.
With billions more in writedowns expected from Merrill Lynch and other financial firms, analysts are beginning to agree we may have a long way to go before we're clear of the shadow of the credit crisis. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The Commerce Department releases numbers on factory orders this morning, following yesterday's manufacturing survey. But Ashley Milne-Tyte market volatility means these reports aren't always what they appear.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is in Europe this week, where the European Central Bank will decide whether to raise rates on Thursday. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard about how raised rates might affect the Fed.