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Friday, May 1, 2009

Mayahuel Restaurant Opens in New York City

We’re excited for Mayahuel, the new Mexican bar and restaurant from the East 6th Street gang (Death & Co, The Bourgeois Pig). We got the scoop from co-owner Phil Ward — and maybe a little too much free high-end mezcal. If you want to visit, here's the information: Mayahuel, 304 East 6th Street, between First and Second Avenues.

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H1N1- Preparing For The Worst

Local officials throughout the U.S. are trying to organize resources in order to prepare for a potential epidemic of patients suffering from the highly feared H1N1 strain. Nancy Cordes reports.

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Who Will Obama Nominate?

With the announcement of the approaching retirement of Supreme Court Justice Souter, Katie Couric speaks with Jeff Greenfield about what type of replacement President Obama will be looking for.

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'Ch. 11 Good For Business'

Despite dismal car sales for the month of April and the recent announcement of bankruptcy, Chrysler dealerships around the nation are optimistic about the future. Ben Tracy reports from Los Angeles.

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Naturally Clean Can Bring Easy Living

Analysis and discussion with Jeffrey Hollender of Seventh Generation President and CEO. (Ventures)

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Stabilization And Recovery Of The U.S. Economy

Analysis and discussion with George Soros of Soros Fund Management. (For The Record)

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Notebook- Justice Souter

Katie Couric discusses U.S. Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter's decision to retire in June, as there has been much speculation over who President Obama will nominate as a replacement.

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Acting CDC Dir. On H1N1

Only On The Web: CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook speaks with Dr. Richard Besser, acting director of the Centers for Disease Control, about the H1N1 flu outbreak.

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President Obama's Hundredth Day In Office

Report and analysis with Hans Nichols and Rich Miller of Bloomberg News. (Political Capital)

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Registration Of Hedge Funds

Mary Schapiro says that the registration of hedge funds by the SEC is not enough that they still need to inspect records and understand how they will do business. (Political Capital)

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Registration Hedge Funds

Mary Schapiro says that the registration of hedge funds by the SEC is not enough that they still need to inspect records and understand how they will do business. (Political Capital)

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Restrictive Mandate On Tax Reform

Paul Volcker says that there are many issues regarding tax reform and that the government is interested in the business about regulatory and financial reform. (Market Week)

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Stabilization Of American Banking And Financial System

Analysis and discussion with Paul Volcker Former Federal Reserve Chairman. (Market Week)

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A Barber, A Reporter, A Senator

Washington Unplugged Extra: While preparing for an interview with Bob Schieffer, Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) praised the New York Times' Jeff Zeleny who later told Schieffer a hairy tale about the senator.

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Cold Killer Tells Story

A preview of the latest "48 Hours Mystery" titled "Dark Voyage," about a cold-blooded killer who prayed on an unsuspecting husband and wife at sea. Harry Smith takls to Maureen Maher

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Homemade Chocolate Bars

Aida Mollenkamp from Chow.com shows Maggie Rodriguez and Harry Smith how to make delicious chocolate bars at home.

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Byron Trott- Leading Candidate For A Successor

Analysis and discussion with Byron Trott of Goldman Sachs Former Vice Chairman. (Taking Stock)

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David Sokol As A Successor

Analysis and discussion with David Sokol of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Chairman. (Taking Stock)

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Zeleny's Enchanting Question

The New York Times' Jeff Zeleny talks about his question during this week's presidential press confernce with Bob Schieffer.

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Specter Defection And The GOP

The Washington Unplugged roundtable looks at Sen. Arlen Specter's decision to leave the GOP and what the move means for the party.

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Bond Between The World's Two Richest Man

Analysis and discussion with Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. (Taking Stock)

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Buffett's Fate In The American Economic Machine

Analysis and discussion with Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway Chairman/CEO. (Taking Stock)

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This week in VIDEO 5/1/09

This week in VIDEO 5/1/09

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This week in Playback 5/1/09

This week in Playback 5/1/09

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This week in Playback 5/1/09

This week in Playback 5/1/09

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Mike Allen's VIDEO Playbook

Mike Allen's VIDEO Playbook

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Morning Anchors Chat

Russ Mitchell, Maggie Rodriguez, Harry Smith and Dave Price sit and chat together about FAQs, a chocolate craving supressant and Matthew McConaughey.

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Obama at Sebelius swearing-in

Obama at Sebelius swearing-in

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Friday's Gibbs and takes- 5/1

Friday's Gibbs and takes- 5/1

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Spotlight - Iscar

Live! From Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting in Omaha, NE: Interview with Iscar President Eitan Wertheimer (Bloomberg News)

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Money & Sports - Kentucky Derby, Quail Hollow Championship

Kentucky Derby Betting May Skid as Recession Hits Horse Country; Quail Hollow Golf Event Shows Upheaval of Sports Sponsorships (Bloomberg News)

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Spotlight - Neutral Tandem

Connecting Information - Interview with CEO Rain Wren (Bloomberg News)

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POLITICO Podcast- Denise Austin

POLITICO Podcast: Denise Austin

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Market Close 5.1

All Three Major Indexes Rise Less than 1%; Energy and Utilities Best Performers of the Day; Financials and Consumer Discretionary Biggest Losers; Coal Stocks Rise After Citigroup Raises Rating on Patriot Coal (Bloomberg News)

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Washington Unplugged 5.01.09

Sen. Ben Nelson on Arlen Specter's GOP defection, our roundtable looks at the state of the GOP, and New York Times' Jeff Zeleny on President Obama's press conference.

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Garrett on being snubbed at presser

Garrett on being snubbed at presser

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Obama confirms Souter retirement

Obama confirms Souter retirement

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Granholm dodges SCOTUS question

Granholm dodges SCOTUS question

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Sen. Nelson On State Of GOP

Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson talks with Bob Schieffer about the future of the GOP after the defection of Sen. Arlen Specter.

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Spotlight - General Motors

Interview with GM North American Sales VP Mark LaNeve (Bloomberg News)

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MN Orchestra's Young Soloist

A violin performance by teen prodigy Chad Hoopes, the youngest soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra.

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H1N1 Virus Q And A

Dr. Jennifer Ashton has H1N1 virus answers for "The Early Show" live audience outside on the plaza.

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World's Fastest Golfer

David "Ogie" Ogron, "The World's Fastest Golfer," returns to The Early Show to break his record of hitting 103 balls in one minute. His efforts raise money for children's charities worldwide.

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Cecil Beaton Photography for Sale

A Special Report - Beaton Photos Restored, Now at Special Recessionary Discount! (Bloomberg News)

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Afternoon Newsbites - UBS Rejects IRS Demand, Swine Flu Response

According to UBS, Swiss Law Prohibits Disclosing Personal Finance Date to Third Parties; Obama Says Flu Response Must Prepare for "Long Term" (Bloomberg News)

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Obama at naturalization ceremony

Obama makes remarks at a naturalization ceremony

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Eat Your Belly Off

Men's Health magazine's Matt Bean shares diet tips with Harry Smith from a new book, "Belly Off! Diet," for dropping an unhealthy gut.

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Matthew McConaughey's Loves

Actor Matthew McConaughey talks to Maggie Rodriguez about his new film "Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past" and about being dumped by some of his real-life loves.

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Chrysler Heads For Chapter 11

The UAW will be a majority shareholder in a restructured Chrysler, raising flags. Dean Reynolds reports and Maggie Rodriguez talks to UAW President Ron Gettelfinger.

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Preview - Opportunities in Real Estate

An Excerpt - Interview with Starwood Capital Group CEO Barry Sternlicht (Bloomberg News)

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Obama's cabinet meeting on flu

Obama's cabinet meeting on flu

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Stocks to Watch - Patriot Coal, PerkinElmer, Hartford Financial, MetLife

Patriot Coal Upgraded to Hold from Sell, Sending Coal Stocks Higher; PerkinElmer Reported Profit That Beat Estimates by 31%; Hartford Posts Third Straight Quarterly Loss; MetLife Reports First Quarterly Loss Since 2001 on Writedowns and Lower Returns on Investments; (Bloomberg News)

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Spotlight - Dairy Queen

Live! From Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting in Omaha, NE: Interview with Dairy Queen CEO John Gainor (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - April U.S. Auto Sales

Analysis and Discussion with John Wolkonowicz of IHS Global Insight (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - Downturn in Manufacturing Slows

New Orders Index Climbed to Highest Level Since August - Interview with Nobert Ore, Chairman of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - Justice Souter Retiring

New Hampshire Republican Souter Was Selected by Republican George H.W. Bush, Now Said to Be Retiring This Summer, Giving Obama First High Court Choice; Further Reaction with Former Assistant Attorney General Donald Baker (Bloomberg News)

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Stocks to Watch - MasterCard, New York Times, Exxon Mobil, Chevron

MasterCard Shares Fall 8% After Reporting 18% Drop in 1Q Earnings; Washington Post Reports 1Q Loss of $18 Million in Profit Due to Falling Advertising Sales; Exxon Mobil Shares Rising After Yesterday's Disappointing 1Q Report; Chevron posts Lowest Profit in Five Years (Bloomberg News)

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Biden Gets Slammed For Gaffe

Vice President Joe Biden backs down from a glib comment he made on the safety of traveling during the H1N1 virus outbreak, reports Bianca Solorzano.

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Fighting The H1N1 Virus

The number of confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus in the U.S. continues to rise. Nancy Cordes reports from the Deptartment of Health and Human Services.

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Diamonds on the Cheap(er)

Diamond Prices Down 41% in Past Year, Buyers Finding "Bargains" - Blue Nile Shares Down 22% Over Past Year; Signet Jewelers Posts 4Q Loss After Writing Off Value of Assets; Tiffany Reports 76% Drop in 4Q Net Income; Movado Down 58% in Past Years, Says 15% of Jewelry Stores Closed (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Buying Build America Bonds

Build America Plan Causes Ripples in Muni Market; Further Analysis and Discussion with Richard Estabrook of Stifel Nicolaus & Co. (Bloomberg News)

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The Currency Report - Australian Dollar, New Zealand Dollar

Ozzie Setting Up for Longest Weekly Rally Since December 2003; UBS Telling Investors to Go Long on Kiwi vs. Greenback (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Libor Falls

Dollar Libor Drops to Within Basis Point of 1% for First Time Since 2003 (Bloomberg News)

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Leno on Major Garrett's "Matrix"-like moves

Leno on Major Garrett's "Matrix"-like moves

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Morning Show Roundup 5/1/09

Morning Show Roundup 5/1/09

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Justice Souter To Step Down

Beltway insiders are speculating President Obama will replace Supreme Court Justice David Souter with a woman after will reportedly retire at the end of the current court term. Wyatt Andrews reports.

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In-Depth Look - Rally Not Sustainable

Analysis and reaction with Joseph Saluzzi of Themis Trading telling Bloomberg News that now is the good opportunity to trade but not invest and tells why the rally is not sustainable. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Options Side

Analysis and discussion with Jim Fitzgibbons of Susquebanna International Group with his outlook on the stock market. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Buffett's Paint Maker

An interview with Denis Abrams of Benjamin Moore and Co. talking about their company and his expectations in the market. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - ISM Manufacturing Index

Analysis and reaction from Oscar Gonzales of John Hancock Financial Services explains the ISM manufacturing index numbers. (Bloomberg News)

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Chrysler Bankruptcy

William Rochelle of Bloomberg News and his thoughts regarding the details of Chrysler Bankruptcy. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Market Perspective From Top Newsletter

Live from Laguna Beach, California John Buckingham of AI Frank Asset Management talks about the bargains behind us and the opportunies we have in this market. (Bloomberg News)

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Market Open 5.1

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

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In-Depth Look - Rally is 'Fictitious' - Black

Interview and discussion with Scott Black of Delphi Management and his thoughts about strategies and tips on how to comeback after a downfall in the company. (Bloomberg News)

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Chris Cleave's 'Little Bee'

Want to know more about how the novel "Little Bee" by Chris Cleave came to be? The Early Show gets the background scoop from Cleave's book agent Jennifer Joel and his book editor Marysue Rucci.

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POLITICO Playback 5/1/09

POLITICO Playback 5/1/09

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In-Depth Look - Annual Shareholders Meeting

David Winter of WIntergreen Advisers talks about his concerns in the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Chrysler Bankruptcy is 'Wake Up' Call - Jackson

An analysis and discussion with Mike Jackson, AutoNation CEO talks about the dramatic and negative consequence for smaller dealers around the country with Chrysler threat for bankruptcy. (Bloomberg News)

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Run For The Riches

The 135th running of the Kentucky Derby is set tomorrow as 20 make run for the roses and they will chasing some serious cash as well. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders Meeting

A conversation with Charles Ortel of Newport Value Partners with his expectation on Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders meeting. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Emerging Market Entrepreneurship

An interview and entrepreneurship ideas with Linda Rottenberg, the CEO and Co-Founder of Endeavor an organization that targets young entrepreneurs and uses capital from the private sectors to develop start-ups in emerging markets. (Bloomberg News)

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Getting Back Into The Swing Of Things

Having a child changes your daily routine, but how long after giving birth must you wait to return to normal activities? Jessica Hartshorn, Sr. Lifestyles Editor for American Baby Magazine, has some advice.

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In-Depth Look - Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

Live from Omaha an interview with Frank Betz of Carret Zane Capital Management on his sense on Warren Buffett annual shareholders meeting and thinks that everyone will go home happy after the meeting. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Swine Flu Latest

An interview with Dr. David Satcher, a Former CDC Chairman talking about the effect of backlogged of testing. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

An interview with Tom Russo with his view on the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway saying that this meeting could be good forum to talk about acquisitions. (Bloomberg News)

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Cash For Clunkers

Of the 250 million registered cars and trucks in the country, 30-50 million of those estimated to be clunkers - that is vehicles that get less than 18 miles per gallon. Lawmakers would like this with cleaner, greener vehicles and spare car sales in the process. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Landmines In Real Estate

An excerpt of interview with Barry Sternlicht, CEO of Starwood Capital Group discussing the prospect in real estate deals and his outlook for the real estate in general. (Bloomberg News)

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Cato Institute Seminar 2009

Members from the libertarian think-tank, The Cato Institute, meet for an annual Policy Preferences Seminar. Economics, the Obama Stimulus Plan, and the Federal Reserve are topics of discussion.

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WHO Faces Backlog Of Testing

WHO has updated the total number of cases worldwide confirming 331 from 250. (Bloomberg News)

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Tiger On Top In Charlotte And Chicago Forces Game 7

Tiger Woods lead the boards at Charlotte with shot lead in at the first round and having no single bogey. Despite 51 points from Ray Allen, Boston Celtics loses game 6 with Chicago 128 - 127 in triple overtime.

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Sporting The Recession

Donald Trump buy a Washington, D.C. golf club in an all-cash deal. The club opens today with a brand new name Trump International. (Bloomberg News)

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Stanford Fails To Surrender

Billionaire Allen Stanford showed up to surrender to show he is not a flight risk but there is no warrant for his arrest. (Bloomberg News)

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Strong Month For Stocks

Analysis and discussion with Jon Erlichman of Bloomberg News talks about the best over for the stocks this past few months. (Bloomberg News)

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Stop Using Term - WHO

W.H.O is no longer going to refer to Swine Flu by its name and is going to call it by its scientific name H1N1. (

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Gains On Pharma Mergers

Wachovia analyst says it will lead to more business for outsource drug companies. (Bloomberg News)

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Botox Health Risks

Botox may cause muscle weakness or breathing difficulties if toxins spread beyond the site of injection. (Bloomberg News)

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Use Relenza Before Tamiflu

Researchers says health officials should first use stockpiles of relenza before using tamiflu. (Bloomberg News)

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300 Schools Were Closed In US

More than 250 cased were confirmed. WHO says thousands of samples are backlogged for testing. (Bloomberg News)

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UK Shares Little Change

A deluge of earnings, a week of Swine Flu shock and persistent concerns over the global recession. (Bloomberg News)

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Justice Souter Said To Retire

President Obama will have his first chance to shape the highest court early in his presidency. (Bloomberg News)

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Chrysler Hoping For Quick Turnaround

Chrysler filed for bankruptcy, analysts says within two months they could emerge from bankruptcy with new managements. Obama calls out dissident debtholders(Bloomberg News)

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Warren Buffett's Annual Meeting

Warren Buffett's annual shareholders meeting takes place at Omaha which will be attended by atleast 35,000 shareholders . (Bloomberg News)

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Stress Test Result Delayed

Stress test are being delayed, they were supposed to be out on monday but it looks like we need to wait till next week. (Bloomberg News)

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Far-right in Germany mark May day

May day demonstrations in Germany included marches by the far-right in Berlin where 300 members of the neo-Nazi NPD party gathered in a Berlin suburb.

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Style- Life as a Runway

Michael Alan's recent Draw-a-Thon Theater in Brooklyn attracted live, nude models who struck poses from the silly to sublime. Mr. Alan explains the event.

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Swine Flu Affecting Restaurants, Shopping, Schools

As a result of concerns about swine flue, 6% of Americans said they decided not to go out shopping or to a restaurant and 5% reported keeping a child home from school yesterday.

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Front- Nyregion- Recession Specials

Restaurants in New York are offering deep discounts on their menus, which is a cash cow for cheap restaurants but a survival tool for more expensive places.

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Asia Pacific- Civilians Flee Fighting in Pakistan

As the Pakistani Army continues its offensive against the Taliban in the northwest of the country, many civilians are fleeing to neighboring areas.

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Business- What Would You Ask Warren Buffett?

Andrew Ross Sorkin takes to the Streets of New York City, to see what people would ask Warren Buffett if given the chance.

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Chattanooga welcomes Volkswagon, anticipates new jobs

In the thick of the recession, one Tennessee city is getting a much appreciated boost. German car manufacturer Volkswagen is investing in building a giant facility in Chattanooga. The company is expected to offer 2,000 new jobs, and create 10,000 more indirectly.

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May Day explodes into riots in Berlin

Several thousand union and left wing activists, including members of the so-called "Black Block," battled riot police in Berlin on Friday as May Day celebration got out of hand, resulting in several injured, according to police.

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Cubans celebrate May Day

Several hundred thousand Cubans took to the streets on Friday for the May Day celebration on Revolution Square in Havana. President Raul Castro, brother and successor to Fidel and head of the communist state, looked on.

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Flu spreads to Asia as Hong Kong reports first case

The first confirmed case of swine flu in Asia was recorded in Hong Kong on Friday after a Mexican man who arrived via Shanghai tested positive.

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French mark May Day

ens of thousands of protestors took to the streets across France on Friday in May Day marches in a fresh show of force against President Nicolas Sarkozy's handling of the economic crisis.

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British churches fight to keep the faith

While most churches have seen their congregations dwindling for years, some are bucking the trend and are increasing the size of their flock. The city of Lincoln has seen surprising growth and a floating church in London’s financial heart has also seen an increase. So what’s their secret?

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Myanmar cyclone survivors at risk of being abandoned a year on

Survivors of Cyclone Nargis are at risk of being abandoned one year on, as Myanmar's junta threatens fresh curbs on foreign aid workers and donors hold back for political reasons.

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Iraqis transform arms of war into art

It's Iraq's war materiel as art. One association in Baghdad collects weapons confiscated by the army, renders them harmless and then shapes them into sculptures.

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Budapest's new metro project waiting for EU funds

Budapest's metro is getting a new line to deal with congestion, but it is running into a roadblock - lack of funds. The city is counting on the EU to help it navigate through this rocky road.

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Treatment on a wing and a prayer at Delhi's bird hospital

A steady stream of patients get to a hospital in Delhi. Nothing unusual -- except that all of them are of the feathered kind. Once cured, the patients at the Birds' Hospital just fly away.

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