Wal-Mart is headed to a federal appeals court, where it might be facing the nation's largest discrimination case. Will the courts allow 2 million women to go up against a single employer? Amanda Aronczyk reports.
Firearm maker Smith & Wesson reports its earnings today, and analysts expects strong results with sales of guns and ammo on the rise. Mitchell Hartman explores the correlation between firearm sales and the recession.
Barbie's turning 50. But she has bigger problems than just getting older. Sales of the iconic doll are down 21%. So parent company Mattel is hoping for a sales boost as it opens its first-ever Barbie megastore in China. Scott Tong reports.
Recession dressing? Sounds more like a cheap way to top a salad than a clothing-design movement. Kai Ryssdal speaks with fashion editor Kate Betts about how you might have to work a little harder to look good during the downturn.
Reader's Digest will be launching new titles to expand readership. The publication needs to come up with a more effective way to pay off its $2 billion debt. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks into whether this is a smart move for the magazine.
Gross Domestic Product shrank 6.2% in the fourth quarter of 2008, much worse than the 3.8% the Commerce Department had predicted just a month ago. How did the government get it so wrong? Steve Henn reports.