A government plan to buy up banks' troubled assets appears to be in the works. But how do you determine a price to sell those holdings when no one's really sure what they're worth? Auctions might work, as Jeremy Hobson reports.
World leaders converged in Davos, Switzerland, this week for the World Economic Forum. But there was one notable absence -- the United States. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Bloomberg's Tom Keene about the happenings in Davos.
The U.S. economy suffered its biggest slowdown in more than 25 years, according to last quarter's GDP figures. And with inventory piling up and consumers slow to buy new things, the outlook's not good. Mitchell Hartman reports.
The annual World Economic Forum got underway today in Davos, Switzerland, and more world leaders are in attendance than usual this year -- with one glaring omission. Scott Jagow talks to Diane Brady, senior editor at Businessweek.