Libya exports more than 1.5 million barrels of oil a day to the world, but violence has pushed oil prices to the highest level in more than two years. Judy Woodruff talks to Raad Alkadiri of PFC Energy, a global…
A new report shows that 133 out 206 American metropolitan areas had an increase in foreclosure activity this summer. Ray Suarez explores the spread of the foreclosure epidemic with Patchwork Nation director Dante Chinni and Rick Sharga of Realty Trac.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Central Bank is getting involved in the recent foreclosure mess caused by faulty paperwork. In Mexico, 10 people were killed at a rehab center in Tijuana in another bloody episode of drug violence.
In other news Thursday, the Pope began a visit to Britain with his strongest admission about how the Catholic Church failed to deal decisively with sexual abuse by priests.
In other news Tuesday, an inspector general's report shows that the U.S. Defense Department can't find $9 billion of Iraqi oil money earmarked for rebuilding. Also, the campaign financial bill stalled in the Senate.
BP's stock value sunk Tuesday, following the failure of the "top kill" procedure to halt the oil leak over the weekend. Jim Lehrer talks to an energy consultant and management expert about BP's financial prospects as the crisis drags on.
The Dow Jones fell below 10,000 in trading Tuesday afternoon, as jittery markets reacted to continued economic struggles in the Eurozone and escalating tensions between North and South Korea. Europe's debt crisis continues to worry investors, sending…
This month's stock market "flash crash" of 1,000 points was the subject of Senate hearings, as the federal regulators proposed new rules to prevent further instability. Jeffrey Brown talks to two financial experts for more on the markets.
The European Union and the International Monetary Fund have made progress in securing a rescue package to keep Greece from defaulting on its debt, as citizens protested the stark austerity measures the government is considering. Margaret Warner reports.
In other news, markets rose on Wall Street after positive news from the homebuilding and retail sectors, and billionaire banker Allen Stanford pleaded not guilty to to bilking investors out of their investments.
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