In other news Friday, the federal government began a criminal probe into financial firm Goldman Sachs, following the civil charges launched by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The government also reported that consumer spending helped lift the economy last quarter,…

With the SEC filing a civil charge against Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs, accusing it of defrauding investors, Jeffrey Brown speaks with University of Maryland law professor Michael Greenberger and attorney John Singer about the fallout for the firm and…

Greece's financial woes are causing problems on its own shores, as public workers protested government cuts Wendesday. But the debt crisis is making waves abroad as well. Jeffrey Brown talks to Roben Farzhad with Bloomberg Business Week for more.