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The Price We Pay: Gas Is Down, Maybe For A While

After spending much of the year on the rise, gas prices are now falling — dropping nearly 20 cents in one month. Industry analysts expect the price to keep falling, but that might not take the strain off your wallet yet.
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Congress Divided Over How To Help Small Businesses

Lawmakers are debating the best way to help small businesses in the region, but electoral politics may prevent Congress from legislating any relief.

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Water Rates Rising In Maryland Counties

Water rates are on the rise for residents in Prince George's and Montgomery Counties.


What Caused JPMorgan's Loss Of $2 Billion?

Audie Cornish speaks with Gregory Zuckerman about one of the men behind JPMorgan Chase's $2 billion loss. He's a special writer for The Wall Street Journal and author of The Greatest Trade Ever.

Romney Shifts Gears On Auto Industry Bailout

Mitt Romney has very publicly opposed the government bailout of the auto industry. So the likely GOP nominee raised more than a few eyebrows this week when he said: "I'll take a lot of credit for the fact that this industry's come back."
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Airline Industry Retrenching

High fuel costs and the possibility of more consolidation are reshaping the airline industry. Kojo explores changes in the air and how they'll affect U.S. travelers.


Big Losing Bet Tarnishes Wall Street Titan JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase was one of the few major banking companies to emerge from the financial crisis with its reputation intact. Now, with revelations that it lost at least $2 billion in a hedging strategy gone wrong, that reputation is in tatters. And analysts say the loss raises doubts about other U.S. banks.

JPMorgan's 'London Whale' Behind Major Losses

Audie Cornish speaks with Bloomberg TV's Wall Street Inside Track correspondent Stephanie Ruhle. She's been reporting on the story of the "London Whale" since last month.