Three weeks after the $700 billion bailout package seems a good time to find out how it's going. To chat about the bailout and who's lining up to get their share, Kai Ryssdal called economist Doug Elmendorf at the Brookings Institution.
Why is the yen so strong right now, and why should Americans be concerned about the status of Japan's currency? Host Bill Radke turns to Hugh Johnson, manager of Johnson Illington Advisors, for his view.
The Japanese yen has long been a source of low-interest capital for big borrowers from around the world. Then the global financial crisis hit. Senior Business Correspondent Bob Moon explains what happened next.
The economic situation in Britain is so bad that one restaurant sells meals for 1 pound to get customers to come back. London Bureau Chief Stephen Beard reports on dire predictions for the British economy.