Economy Mar 16

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GOP: Financial Reform Bill Needs Closer Look

The Senate Banking Committee is considering a new plan for regulating large banks and financial firms and the amount of risk they assume. Judy Woodruff talks to the committee's top Republican, Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama, about why Republicans want…

Economy Mar 16

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Payday Lenders Face Increasing Scrutiny

Starting off a two-part look at plans to overhaul the nation's financial industries, Ray Suarez reports on the call for more regulation of payday lenders. These businesses have been criticized for preying on the poor by offering short-term, high-interest loans.