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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Saving Animals

Analysis and discussion with Dr. Fiona Woodhouse of Hong Kong SPCA Director of Welfare. (Asia Confidential)

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Election In India

Votes will be count on May 16 for India's general election. (Asia Confidential)

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Unlikely Rookie Crashes Derby

The Kentucky Derby is fast approaching with its mint juleps, fancy hats and million dollar thoroughbreds. But, as Jeff Glor reports, an unlikely rookie is crashing the party.

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Armageddon Virus

Analysis and discussion with Dr. John Nicholls of Hong Kong University Associate Professor of Pathology. (Asia Confidential)

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CDC Races To Find Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control is trying to find a vaccine for the H1N1 virus. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on their progress and Dr. Jennifer Ashton tells Katie Couric about symptoms of this flu.

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Chrysler Files For Bankruptcy

Amidst ongoing speculation, the once-massive U.S. auto industry giant Chrysler has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. Anthony Mason reports on the fiscal turmoil in Detroit.

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Cigarettes Deadlier Than Ever?

For the past 50 years, U.S. manufacturers have been using a new process to dry tobacco. The process has led to the formation of a highly carcinogenic substance in the leaf. Mark Phillips reports.

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The Debate On Waterboarding

President Obama has said that waterboarding is torture and there are other ways to get information from terror suspects. But, as David Martin reports, intelligence experts remain divided.

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Australian Property Sales

Analysis and discussion with Peter Bromley of LJ Hooker General Manager. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Panic Over H1N1 Virus

There is great concern throughout the U.S. over the potential lethality of the H1N1 influenza virus. As Nancy Cordes reports, officials are debating as to how to handle this outbreak.

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Delay In Stress Test Result

Report and analysis with Bloomberg Columnist Jonathan Weil. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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China Investments In Taiwan Companies

Taiwan's decision to allow investment from China may start a lot of deals to come. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Shares Of Osim International

Analysis and discussion with Ron Sim of Osim International Chairman and CEO. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Auto Industry's Impact On Main Street

The U.S. auto industry has been a key issue for President Obama. Drew Levinson looks at what happens when an industry hits trouble, and how that trouble trickles down to Main Street.

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Cheryl Hines Shines At Tribeca

Only On The Web: Known for her comedic role on HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," actress Cheryl Hines has now turned to the director's chair with her new film, "Serious Moonlight," starring Meg Ryan.

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The Strength Of Currencies

Analysis and discussion with Sean Callow Senior Currency Strategist of Westpac Banking Corporation. (The Trade)

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Automakers Future

President Obama says that the necessary steps have been taken to give one of America's most storied automakers, Chrysler, a new lease of life. (The Trade)

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South Korea Exports

South Korea's April exports declines by 19% which is less-than-expected. (The Trade)

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Bank Shares And Profit

Stocks fall by 66% since it reached its peak in May 2007. (The Trade)

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Confirmed Swine Flu Cases Leap

Cases of confirmed Swine Flu rose to 250 in 11 countries which include U.S., Mexico and Germany. (The Trade)

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Notebook- Chrysler

Chrysler developed the wildly successful minivan after asking for their first bailout in 1979. After their second bailout, the company is declaring bankruptcy. Katie Couric comments.

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Katie Lee Joel Biscuits

Katie Lee Joel teaches "The Early Show" crew how to make biscuits based on her grandmother's recipe.

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First 100 Days Analysis

CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer offers his insight on President Obama's first 100 days in office.

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Earnings Watch - Macquarie Group Ltd.

Macquarie Tries to Raise $875 Million in Share Sale, Earnings Come in Lower Than Expected; Reaction with Donald Williams of Platypus Asset Management (Asia Morning Call)

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China Update - Easing Relations with Taiwan

Taiwan's Warmer China Ties May Speed Economic Recovery (Asia Morning Call)

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Chrysler's 'New Lease On Life'

CBS News RAW: President Obama announced a deal with Chrysler to save the company from imminent death. Chrysler will receive billions to keep the company afloat.

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Snowbirds Buying Fla. Homes

One realtor floats buyers to foreclosed homes on the water in a Florida town that seemed to be the epicenter of the housing crisis. Ray Martin explains the turnaround to Harry Smith.

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Weight Loss Ups And Downs

Kirstie Alley gained her excess weight back, for all to see. Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains to Maggie Rodriguez how struggling with weight can be complicated.

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Camera Used To 'See' Fever

The Flir thermal imaging camera is being used at some airports around the world to detect fever and perhaps the H1N1 virus (swine flu.) Maggie Rodriguez gets a demonstration from Flir Systems.

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Geek To Be Chic

Garth Sundem, author of "Geek's Guide To World Domination" discusses why geeks aren't nerds on "The Early Show."

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Sector Watch - Casino Stocks

Playing the Slots - Analysis and Discussion with Joel Simkins of Macquarie Capital (Taking Stock)

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Sector Focus - Advertising

The Advertising Industry - Interview with Robert Seelert, Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi and Author of "Start With the Answer" (Taking Stock)

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Inside Look - The Recession's Final Days

Commercial Real Estate Reality 0 Interview with Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners (Bloomberg News)

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A Drink a Day?

According to New Study, Drinking Wine Adds Five Years of Life (Bloomberg News)

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Thursday's Gibbs and Takes 4/30/09

Thursday's Gibbs and Takes 4/30/09

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Inside Look - House Passes Credit-Card "Bill of Rights"

Analysis and Discussion with Emily Peters of Credit.com (Bloomberg News)

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Exclusive - Donald Trumps Invests in D.C.

Donald Trump Buys Golf Club Near Nation's' Capital, Sees Economic Boom in Washington (Bloomberg News)

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Update - Swine Flu Outbreak

Swine Flue Nears Pandemic, the First Since 1968 (Bloomberg News)

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Market Movers - Fiserv, McAfee

Fiserv 1Q Sales Drop 21%, Beats Profit Estimates; McAfee Shares Rise Afterhours After Beating Estimates, 2Q Forecast Beats Estimates as Well; (Bloomberg News)

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Market Close 4.30

S&P and Dow Each Fall Less than 1%, Nasdaq Rises Less than 1%; Materials and Consumer Discretionary Best Performers of the Day, Energy and Utilities Worst Performers; Six North American Auto Suppliers May Be Cut by S&P (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - How Will Michigan Be Affected by Chrysler Bankruptcy?

Interview with Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) of Michigan (Bloomberg News)

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Sectors to Watch - Energy, Consumer Staples

Exxon Mobil 1Q Profit Drops 50%, Posting Worst Drop in Five Years; Imperial Oil 1Q Profit Falls as Oil Prices Decline; Weaker Consumer and Stronger Dollar Hurts Procter & Gamble and Colgate-Palmolive; Safeway Cuts Full Year Forecast (Bloomberg News)

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Market Outlook - Stock Market Shows Resilience Despite Chrysler News

Analysis and Discussion with Jeffrey Kleintop of LPL Financial (Bloomberg News)

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Gibbs on WH health advisory

Gibbs on Sick WH Staffer

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Inside Look - Obama Makes It Clear Where He Stands On Chrysler

Interview with Rep. Sander Levin (D) of Michigan (Bloomberg News)

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Do You Feel Safer?

Do You Feel Safer?

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Biden On Chrysler Breakdown

Vice President Joe Biden discusses strategy for swine flu, Specter and Chrysler's finances with Maggie Rodriguez. Also Harry Smith speaks to RNC Chairman Michael Steele about Sen. Specter's defection.

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Sector Focus - Hotels

Starwood Reports 1Q Results - Analysis and Discussion with David Katz of Oppenheimer & Co. (Bloomberg News)

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More Perspective - Chrysler Files for Bankruptcy

An Historically Unique Situation, Yet a Relatively Straightforward Bankruptcy - Interview with Biden Chief Economist and Auto Task Force Member Jared Bernstein (Bloomberg News)

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Sector to Watch - Material

S&P Materials Index Rises 2.5%; Dow Chemical Reports Unexpected 1Q Profit on Demand for Seeds and Pesticide, Might Spin Off AgroSciences Unit (Bloomberg News)

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Walking Is Best Medicine

Fitness expert Leslie Sansone showed Maggie Rodriguez how to add walking to your workout routine.

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'Zodiac Killer' Identified?

A Calif. woman who claimed to be the daughter of the notorious "Zodiac Killer" said she has evidence that links her dead father to the murders. Ben Tracy reports.

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What Mom Really Wants

Authors Julie Klappas and Lyss Stern gave guest host Taraji P. Henson and Harry Smith great gift ideas for mom on Mother's Day.

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Taraji P. Henson Does It Early

Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson spoke with Maggie Rodriguez and Harry Smith about her critically-acclaimed role alongside Brad Pitt.

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More Swine Flu In The U.S.

All Americans are concerned as the WHO threat level raises and schools close across the country, Bianca Solorzano and Don Teague report.

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Spice Up Your Life

Dietician Keri Glassman spoke with guest host Taraji P. Henson and Maggie Rodriguez about the health benefits of herbs and spices.

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Michael Steele- "That's how we roll"

Michael Steele: "That's how we roll"

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Obama on Chrysler, Autos

Obama on Chrysler, Autos

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In-Depth Look - Chrysler-Fiat Partnership

Chrysler Files for Bankruptcy - Analysis and Discussion with Rebecca Lindland of IHS Global Insight (Bloomberg News)

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Sector to Watch - Auto Suppliers

BorgWarner Reports "Positive Cash Flow" Amid Profit Loss, Shares Rise 6%; American Axle Shares Dropping Over 3%; Magna International Shares Rising Despite Chrysler Ties (Bloomberg News)

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Fianc Visits Suspected Killer

The fianc of suspected "Craigslist Killer," Philip Markoff, says she is still in love with him but has postponed the wedding. Michelle Gielan reports. The fiance's lawyer spoke with Julie Chen.

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Obama Prime-Time Highlights

The president discussed torture, swine flu and automakers among other topics during his prime time TV press conference to mark 100 days in office. Bill Plante reports.

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WHO Raises Threat Level

Dr. Jennifer Ashton explained the World Health Organizations' decision to raise the threat level to phase 5, one level away from pandemic status.

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Obama Announcement on Future of Chrysler

Live! From White House: President Barack Obama Holds News Conference [FULL CLIP - 12:15] (Bloomberg News)

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Morning Show Roundup 4/30/09

Morning Show Roundup 4/30/09

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The Currency Report - U.S. Dollar, Mexican Peso

Direction of the Dollar May Be on Decline; Trading Volumes of Peso Cut Due to Possibly Sick Traders (Bloomberg News)

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International Perspective - European Jobless Rate Rises to Highest Since 2005

Europe's Unemployment Rate Rises to 8.9%, More Than Expected - Analysis and Discussion with Natascha Gewaltig of Action Economics (Bloomberg News)

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More Perspective - Chrysler Bankruptcy Could Have Been Avoided

Interview with Rep. Gary Peters (D) of Michigan (Bloomberg News)

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Bad Beat on Cancer Poker Tournament

Bad Beat on Cancer Poker Tournament

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In-Depth Look - Dollar Still The Safest Bet

Analysis and discussion with Derek Halpenny from Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi with his outlook on the currency market. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Chrysler For Bankruptcy

A discussion with Richard Tilton of Covenant Review with the legal implication of a Chapter 11 filing after the administration says that Chrysler will proceed with bankruptcy filing. (Bloomberg News)

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The First 100 Days Webcast

Only On The Web: Katie Couric hosts an analysis of President Obama's first 100 days in the White House. Guests include Ariana Huffington, Valerie Jarrett, GOP Rep. Paul Ryan, and many more.

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POLITICO Playback 4/30/09

POLITICO Playback 4/30/09

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In-Depth Look - Chapter 11 For Chrysler

Analysis and reaction with Marshall Front of Front Barnett Associates on his sense on Chrysler situation after the administration says Chrysler will proceed with bankruptcy filing. (Bloomberg News)

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Rep. John Dingell - Coffeehouse Converstaion

Rep. John Dingell - Coffeehouse Converstaion

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Market Open 4.30

Lydia Thew of Bloomberg News at the NYSE for a market update. (Bloomberg News)

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Biden- Avoid planes, subways

Biden: Avoid planes, subways

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In-Depth Look - The Cerberus Angle

An interview with Robert Bruner from Dardem School of Business telling Bloomberg News that Cerberus deal was a "belly flop". (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Chrysler Filing For Chapter 11

Analysis and discussion with Rebecca Lindland of IHs Global Insight and Erich Merkle, an Independent Auto Analyst with their reaction as Chrysler is filing for bankruptcy. (Bloomberg News)

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Scully and Graham on C-SPAN

Scully and Graham on C-SPAN

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Gates defends "apology tour"

Gates defends "apology tour"

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In-Depth Look - U.S Jobless Claims

An analysis and discussion with Ethan Harris, Co-Head of Economic Research at Barclay's capital and his thoughts regarding jobless claims as it fells 14,000 To 631,000 and personal income spending data. (Bloomberg News)

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Obama Acknowledges Progress

In his press conference Wednesday evening, President Obama acknowledged his administration's progress, but cautioned it's just a start. Steve Chaggaris, CBS News Political Director, weighs in on the President's message.

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Biden on confined spaces and travel

Biden on confined spaces and travel

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In-Depth Look - Chrysler Faces Deadline

Attorney Angela Somers of Allen & Overy talks about Chrysler struggling to stay in business. (Bloomberg News)

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Bankruptcy Looms For Chrysler

Doron Levin of Bloomberg News, with his sense if whether Chrysler is heading for bankruptcy. (Bloomberg News)

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New iPhone Rival

The iPhone might be in for some stiff competition. The buzz about a new device grew a lot louder on reports about Verizon is talking with Microsoft about creating a rival product. (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - International Paper 1Q

Analysis and discussion with John Faraci, CEO of International Papers talking about the latest report on IP's earnings. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Swine Flu Level Raised To 5

An interview with CDC Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser talking about the effect of Swine flu to the Americans after it is raised to level 5 and a pandemic is imminent. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Pandemic Imminent

An interview with Mike Ryan, of World Health Organization on his take on the Swine flu outbreak after it is raised to level 5 and a pandemic is forthcoming. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Bank Of America's Future

An interview with Gary Townsend of Hill-Townsend Capital, with his immediate reaction Ken Lewis after being ousted as chairman of BofA and his view on the bank's future. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Bank Of America's Future

Christine Harper of Bloomberg News has her analysis with Lewis being not the chairman. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Chrysler Deadline Today

Analysis and discussion with David Kelleher a Chrysler dealer talking about Chrysler possible bankruptcy. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Preparing For Pandemic Alert

Gary Lynch of Marsh has his advise to help companies face the pandemic alert. (Bloomberg News)

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Wine Prolongs Life

Study says that wine can add five years to life. So we can say half a glass a day may add 5 years to life, but just for men. (Bloomberg News)

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People's 100 Most Beautiful

People magazine's 100 most beautiful has some unusual people on it. Aside from the usual Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry it also includes First Lady Michelle Obama and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and others dunned Barack beauties. (Bloomberg News)

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NYSE 1Q Profit Declines

Jon Erichman of Bloomberg News with the details on NYSE 1Q profit as it goes down 55%. (Bloomberg News)

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Goldman Sachs- No Stress Test Surprises

Goldman's Bond, Stock sales will likely mean that the bank will pass the government stress test. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Investors Confront Numerous Auctions

Analysis and discussion with Bloomberg Editor at Large Tom Keene with his outlook on the treasuries. (Bloomberg News)

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Asian Market Check

April stock performance looks to be the best for Asian equities in a decade and Taiwan looks to be the performer. (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - Ericson 1Q Falls

Analysis and discussion with Ericson's CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg talking about the shares of Ericson as it moves lower as 1Q profit went down 35%. (Bloomberg News)

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BofA's Lewis Loses Chairman's Job

Ken Lewis lost his title as chairman at the Bank of America after shareholders ousted him from the post at the annual meeting yesterday. (Bloomberg News

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Obama's 100 Day Press Conference

President Obama addressed the news conference marking his 100th day in office. He spoke about the extraordinary government involvement in private companies ranging from banks to the auto sector. (Bloomberg News)

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GM Bondholder To Present Counteroffer

GM's bondholders have come up with their own plan; they wanted to make a counteroffer today to the government. (Bloomberg News)

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Do Or Die For Chrysler

Many say that Chrysler bankruptcy is imminent and the Treasury wants to merge Chrysler Financial with GMAC. (Bloomberg News)

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Video Trail Mix- Mystery Science Press Conference

CQ Politics blogger and MSNBC contributor Craig Crawford pays homage to the show 'Mystery Science Theater' during President Obama's 100th-day press conference.

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Conficker Virus Stealing Passwords

The dreaded Conficker virus has begun to steal computer passwords and turn infected computers into hosts. CBS News Technology Contributor Natali Del Conte discusses what you can do to keep your computer from being infected.

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100 Days Obama Press Conference

In Full: Pres. Obama held a live press conference on his 100th day in office in order to address the progress his administration has accomplished thus far, and the many obstacles which lie ahead.

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Congo’s male rape victims speak out

In Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled and lawless east, sexual violence against women is commonplace and often used as a weapon of war. But now, increasingly, male rape victims are coming forward.

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T Magazine- Screen Test- Diane Kruger

The star of "Inglourious Basterds" talks about auditioning for Quentin Tarantino and her love for "Mary Poppins."

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Views on Healthcare in Nations Affected by Swine Flu

With increasing reports of swine flu across the globe, Gallup looks at the availability of quality healthcare in nations with confirmed cases of the virus.

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Training France's nuclear staff of tomorrow

In a country heavily dependent on nuclear energy, tomorrow's technicians are being trained early on. A handful of French secondary schools have begun a special programme in the field. One school in Blaye has transformed part of its premises into a nuclear plant-styled environment where students practice the skills they may later perform in real life.

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Mexico City residents describe hospital experiences

Residents of Mexico city talk about their experiences at local hospitals Thursday during the swine flu scare. One hospital official notes a decrease in patients.

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Controversial wall to separate favellas from forest

Rio's govenrment has decided to build 3-meter-high walls around certain favelas to keep them from expanding into the forest. The project is considered courageous by some and discriminatory by others who have dubbed it the "wall of shame."

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French navy captures three 'pirates' off Somalia

The French navy has captured what it says are three Somali pirates off the coast of the Horn of Africa nation. AFPTV raw footage of the capture of the three, who are now being held aboard the Nivose, a French frigate serving in the European Union's anti-piracy naval mission.

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US hospitals lay down swine flu strategy

Hospitals in Washington are laying out detailed plans to combat swine flu, which appears to have arrived in the US capital with several suspected cases.

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Bollywood meets Bronte

Bollywood is taking on the mainstream with a musical adaptation of Wuthering Heights. The colour, dance and music of classic Indian cinema comes face to face with Emily Bronte's classic tale of unrequited love on the London stage.

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Freed Lebanese prisoner speaks out

Hezbollah scored a major political win ahead of crucial elections with the release of four generals detained for nearly four years in connection with the murder of ex-premier Rafiq Hariri, experts say. One of the freed men, former security services director Jamil Sayyed, has been speaking to AFPTV on his first day of release.

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Four killed as car slams into crowd near Dutch royals

A car slammed into Dutch festivalgoers Thursday, killing four and injuring 13, as Queen Beatrix looked on in horror in what officials believe was an attack on the royal family. Investigators have arrested the seriously injured driver of the car, which rammed into a monument after mowing down people at the annual Queen's Day royal procession in the city of Apeldoorn.

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EU holds emergency huddle on swine flu

The European Union's health ministers met Thursday to agree on a common strategy to stem the spread of the killer swine flu, but were divided at the outset over whether to restrict travel, as requested by France.

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Language barriers in the Baltics

Of the three Baltic states, Latvia has the biggest Russian-speaking population. Moscow argues the minority group faces institutionalised discrimination, including on job applications in which they must submit to Latvian language tests.

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Obama- no resting on laurels after first 100 days

Barack Obama marked 100 days as president Wednesday with a trip to the US heartland, claiming his ambitious agenda of "remaking America" had begun to take hold but warning of much more work ahead to pull the nation out of recession.

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U.S. Party ID Advantage Stays With Democrats

An aggregate of data from the first quarter of 2009 finds that 35% of Americans currently identify as Democrats and 28% as Republicans.

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Sri Lankan civilians trapped by ongoing conflict

Tens of thousands of Sri Lankan civilians are trapped by the fighting between the government and Tamil Tiger rebels. Images released by the Coordination Office for Humanitarian and Human Rights for Tamils.

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French hospital helps Sri Lankan civilian victims

A hospital provided by France is up and running, providing much needed help to civilian victims of the conflict between the Sri Lankan government and the rebel Tamil Tigers.

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Prince Charles accepts German environmental award

Prince Charles, the British heir to the throne, received the German Sustainability Award for his environmental campaigning from during a two-day trip to Berlin.

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