The Federal Open Market Committee holds its first meeting today under new leader Ben Bernanke. The Fed Chairman might be new, but analysts expect more of the same when it comes to interest rates. Amy Scott reports.
More than 1200 retired GM autoworkers have lodged formal complaints against a deal between the automaker and the United Auto Workers to require pensioners to pay more for their healthcare. A federal hearing into the matter concludes today and Judge Robert Cleland has until April 1 to approve or reject the deal. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The new Fed Chief comes before the House Financial Services Committee today for a report on the state of the Federal Reserve. Eric Niiler reports that the financial markets are going to hang on every word.