personal finance

Conflict & Justice

Ex-Swiss banker gives data to wikileaks

A former Swiss banker facing charges back home says he has details on 2,000 account holders who allegedly are evading taxes. The former banker says he wants to reveal all, but he's doing it through WikiLeaks. The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.

Global 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.


Business, Economics and Jobs

How China is faring

The financial crisis engulfing US institutions is being felt around the world, including China. But China's doing better than most. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.

Business, Economics and Jobs

U.S. Fed bailout

Stock markets rallied today on the news that the U-S Federal Reserve and Department of the Treasury are planning to buy huge amounts of bad housing debts to help stabilize the global economy.