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Financial contagion

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to John Authers, Global Investment Editor at the Financial Times in New York about the globally-contagious nature of the U.S. financial crisis.

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The underwear economy

Economists and analysts track just about everything to gauge how the economy is doing. Some analysts just focus on one product- can we really learn how the economy is doing by looking in our underwear drawers? The World's Jason Margolis reports.

Politics

Microinsurance grows in Colombia

Some insurance companies are offering microinsurance for the poor, especially for health matters, meant to protect the poor against financial disasters caused by illness, death or crop failure. Reporter John Otis has the story from Barranquilla, Colombia.