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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Loaded- Retro Gaming

The Palm Pre gets priced without a contract, The Pentax K-7 D-SLR records HD video, and you can pull those old Nintendo controllers out of the drawer.

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Chris Coleman Visits Grave

Chris Coleman and his parents visit the graves of Coleman's wife and two sons. Coleman was charged with their May 5 murder. He has pled not guilty and remains in custody.

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U.S. Creditworthiness

Analysis and discussion with Doug Smith of Standard Chartered Bank. He tackles about the flexibility of U.S. economy. (Asia Confidential)

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Japan In Crisis Mode Over Swine Flu

Japanese students, McDonald's workers infected with Swine Flu. (Asia Confidential)

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When Will It Get Better?

In a town hall meeting hosted by Maggie Rodriguez with CBS News' Ray Martin, Dr. Jennifer Ashton and clinical social worker Kimberly Agresta, young people ask about the impact of the economic recession.

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How Kids Can Stay Positive

A panel of "Early Show" experts answered question from children as to how they can remain positive and focused in the face of an ongoing recession which has affected many parents.

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Kids Speak Out On Recession

Maggie Rodriguez hosted a town hall meeting with CBS News' Ray Martin, Dr. Jennifer Ashton and clinical social worker Kimberly Agresta answering young people's questions about the economic recession.

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Children And Homelessness

One of the most heartbreaking facets of the economic downturn is the effect it's having on children. The epidemic of foreclosures is leaving more and more kids without a home. Byron Pitts reports.

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Indonesia's Global Equity Market

Analysis and discussion with Nick Cashmore, CLSA Head of Indonesia Research. He talks about the emerging market rally in Indonesia. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Gains And Losses In The Market

India Sensex's best week in 19 years, Rupee hovers at five-month high. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Business Prospects In Sri Lanka

We don't need to go the the markets for funds, our balance sheet is funded and we have capacity to invest in the next few years, says Ajit Gunewardene. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Liquidity In Markets

Analysis and discussion with Mark Matthews of Fox-Pitt Kelton Asia Strategist. He talks about rebound in stock market. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Return From Guantanamo

Saudi prisoners released from Guantanamo have been met with warm greetings upon their return home. But, as David Martin reports, some have gone back to terrorism after being released.

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Cheney Defends Bush Policies

Former Vice President Dick Cheney fired back after President Obama's speech at the American Enterprise Institute. Bill Plante reports on their difference of opinion on harsh interrogation tactics.

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National Security Faceoff

President Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney faced off, minuets apart, on national television. As Chip Reid reports, the two have very different ideas when it comes to national security.

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Terror Plot Foiled In N.Y.

Caught On Tape: In exclusive video provided to CBS News an eyewitness to the arrests of the suspects plotting to blow up a synagogue and attack a plane at Stewart Air National Guard Base videotaped footage of their arrests in Riverside, N.Y.

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Telecom Underperformance

Analysis and discussion with Tim Smart of Macquarie Capital Securities. He talks about the performance of telecom companies. (The Trade)

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Chinese Solar Power Stocks

China's Suntech Power and LDK Solar fall on slump in solar power demand. (The Trade)

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Depth In The Foreign Markets

Report and analysis with Patricia Lui. She talks about how the currencies performed. (The Trade)

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Consumer Spending Under Pressure

Maybank net falls as loan provisions more than double. (The Trade)

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Severe Weather In Australia

Thousands evacuated on the New South Wales North Coast as monster storm approaches. (The Trade)

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Market Movers

The Yen trades near a two-month high against the dollar and the U.S. will lose its top rating. (The Trade)

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Newsbreak- NYC Terror Plot Foiled

NYC terror plot foiled, Pres. Obama defends decision to close Guantanamo Bay prison, more money for GM

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Notebook- Homeless Children

CBS News Randall Pinkston discusses the alarming rate of homeless children in America, as more and more U.S. families face dire situations as a result of the ongoing recession.

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Designer Sex Appeal

Designer perfumes are marketed to make you feel pretty, sensuous and even unforgivable. Serena Altschul reports.

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Dementia And Family

A dementia patient and her daughter talk to Dr. Jon LaPook about the effect the disease has had on their lives.

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Obama On National Security

President Obama explained the reasons for his plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. Obama stated that Guantanamo Bay has weakened U.S. national security and that it has become a rallying cry for our enemies.

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Sector to Watch - Solar Stocks

Suntech Shares Rise 15%, Putting China Plant Plans on Hold and Instead to Build in U.S. (Asia Morning Call)

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Cheney Defends Bush Policies

In a speech, called "Keeping America Safe.'', former Vice President Dick Cheney defended his administrations interrogation methods used against terrorist detainees. 70 CBS

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Australia Hit by Massive Floods

Thousands Evacuated on the New South Wales North Coast as Monster Storm Approaches; Homes Without Power and School Closed as Storm Hits Australia's East Coast; State of Queensland Declared Natural Disaster Zone After Worst Floods in Thirty Years (Asia Morning Call)

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Dementia And Family

A dementia patient and her daughter talk to Dr. Jon LaPook about the effect the disease has had on their lives.

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Sector Focus - Construction

Analysis and Discussion with Jack Kasprzak of BB&T Capital Markets (Taking Stock)

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Gibbs on Gitmo detainees

Gibbs on Gitmo detainees

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Inside Look - Mortgage Rates Fall for 30-Year Fixed Loans

Making Money in Mortgages - Analysis and Discussion with Christopher Harms of CapitalSource Finance (Taking Stock)

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Dealing With Dementia

Dr. Jon LaPook and neurologist Dr. Gayatri Devi, an expert in dementia at NYU Langone Medical Center, provide perspective about Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

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Sector Focus - Video Games

Analysis and Discussion with Arvind Bhatia of Sterne Agee & Leach (Taking Stock)

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Inside Look - Bull vs. Bear Debate

Roundtable Discussion with Jim Paulsen of Wells Capital Management and Charles Biderman of TrimTabs Investment Research (Taking Stock)

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Gibbs and Takes 5 21

Gibbs and Takes 5 21

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Obama's National Security Speech

Obama's National Security Speech

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Healthy Vacation Getaways

Men's Health magazine's Matt Bean spoke with Maggie Rodriguez about the top three cities to visit for a healthy and active vacation.

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Obama meets Steelers

Obama meets Steelers

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La Rececion Y Nuestro Futuro

Maggie Rodriguez habla acerca de varios ninos que conocio que han sido afectados por la rececion. Nuestros expertos contestaron sus preguntas sobre la economia y el futuro.

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Energy Outlook - Seeing Less Volatility in Oil Recently

Analysis and Discussion with Adam Sieminski of Deutsche Bank (Bloomberg News)

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Pundits React- Dueling speeches

Pundits React to Cheney Speech 5/21/09

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Inside Look - Obama's Trade Agenda

Interview with Petersen Institute of International Economics Director and Former Treasury Undersecretary Frank Bergsten (Bloomberg News)

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Fresh Summer Cocktails

Bartenders from three of New York City's trendiest restaurants share their signature cocktails for Summer chilling.

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Investment Strategies - Opportunities in Municipal Bonds

Analysis and Discussion with Phil Condon of DWS Investments (Bloomberg News)

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Cheney slams the NYTimes

Cheney slams the NYTimes

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David Axelrod on Speeches by Obama, Cheney

David Axelrod on Speeches by Obama, Cheney

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Inside Look - California's Cash Crisis

Voters Strike Down Five Measures Backed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger - Interview with California State Controller John Chiang (Bloomberg News)

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The IPO Thaw Continues

OpenTable Shares Soar 41% After Raising $60 Million in IPO, Shares Priced at $20; Solarwinds Shares Rose 10% Yesterday; Recent IPOs May Not Signal Rush to Go Public (Bloomberg News)

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CBS' Star Studded Fall Shows

NCIS has LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell next season while Jenna Elfman gets a new comedy, "Accidentally On Purpose. They talk to Harry Smith. 70 CBS

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In-Depth Look - The Impact of Stimulus Spending

The Greenspan vs. Krugman Debate - Analysis and Discussion with Christopher Low of FTN Financial (Bloomberg News)

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Pundits React- Dueling speeches

Pundits React to Cheney Speech 5/21/09

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Sector to Watch - Materials

Metals & Mining Stocks Fall; Credit Suisse Downgrades Group from Overweight to Benchmark Weight on Stretching Valuations and Rising Inventories (Bloomberg News)

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Cheney on national security

Cheney on national security

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In-Depth Look - TV Networks Roll Out Fall Plans

Networks Look for Comic Relief; Further Analysis and Discussion with David Joyce of Miller Tabak: 10% Fewer Advertising Minutes May Be Sold in Advance (Bloomberg News)

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Chart of the Day - Obama vs. Gas Prices

U.S. Presidential Approval Rating vs. Gasoline Price per Gallon Over Twenty-Six Years (Bloomberg News)

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Kids' Take On Recession

Maggie Rodriguez conducted a discussion between a group of concerned kids and a panel of business, health and social experts about the recession and the future.

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In-Depth Look - Update on U.S. Auto Industry

Investors Say Chrysler Debtholders Unfairly Treated, Debtholders Say Chrysler Sets Dangerous Precedent; Penske Auto Group Among Those Showing Interest in Buying GM's Saturn Unit; Magna May Bid for Opel (Bloomberg News)

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Obama on National Security - Highlights

Obama on National Security - Highlights

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Ben Stiller's Return To Museum

Comedic actor Ben Stiller takes on The Smithsonian as it comes to life in the sequel to his hit film "Night At The Museum: Battle Of The Smithsonian." He talks to Maggie Rodriguez.

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How To Fill Up, Cut The Fat

Author Dr. Louis Aronne spoke with Harry Smith about how to factor biology into weight loss and stay fuller longer.

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The Currency Report - British Pound

British Pound Gets Pounded, Falls Against Yen, Euro, and Even the Dollar After S&P Lowers UK Outlook (Bloomberg News)

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International Perspective - UK Bonds Rally

UK Sells $1.6 Billion of Government Bonds - Analysis and Discussion with John Wraith of RBC Capital Markets (Bloomberg News)

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Dealers Must 'Move Metal'

Closing Chrysler dealerships are forced to make some incredible deals on remaining cars and trucks still on the lot, reports Kimberly Dozier.

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Are Kate & John's Kids Safe?

With family matters in the public eye, such as fighting and infidelity, the welfare of the kids on "John & Kate Plus 8" is questioned. Maggie Rodriguez speaks to child advocate Gloria Allred.

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Spotlight - MF Global

Exclusive Interview with CEO Bernard Dan (Bloomberg News)

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Debate Over Guantanamo Fate

President Obama will speak about his policy to deal with terrorists , including Guantanamo detainees, reports Bill Plante.

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In-Depth Look - Currency Report

Interview and discussion with Ian Stannad of the BNP Paribas. He talks about the Pound as a result of what is happening in term of the U.K. credit rating. (Bloomberg News)

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Running From Chemo

Police are searching for a Minnesota woman and her cancer-stricken 13-year-old son who fled after refusing court-ordered chemotherapy.

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Thank you William Gates?

Obama says thanks to William Gates?

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Feds Foil NYC Bomb Plot

FBI agents foiled an alleged terror plot inside the U.S. when agents supplied fake weapons to the suspects, reports Randall Pinkston. Maggie Rodriguez speaks to national security expert Juan Zarate.

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Police Beating Caught On Tape

Five Birmingham, Ala. police officers were fired after a dashboard camera video showed them beating an unconscious suspect. Susan Roberts reports.

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Morning Show Roundup 5/21/09

Morning Show Roundup 5/21/09

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In-Depth Look - Leading Indicators

Interview and discussion with Dean Maki of the Barclays Capital. He gives his thoughts on the numbers that appears on the market, especially the Philly Fed. (Bloomberg News)

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Mulcachy Resigns As Xerox CEO

Xerox chairman will retire and replaced by Ursla. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Time To Return To Quality

Interview and discussion with Kevin Rendino of the BlackRock. He explains why these jobless claims we were getting is bad in the economy. (Bloomberg News)

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Market Open 5.21

Cris Valerio is live in the New York Stock Exchange with the latest in the market. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Muni Markets

Interview and discussion with Daniel Solender of the Lord Abbett & Co. He says that the California situation has to do with the fact that the economy is slow and revenues are coming down. (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - Seligman Global Technology Fund

Interview and discussion with Richard Parower of the J&W Seligman. He says technology may turn back near-term, providing a great buying opportunity. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Repaying TARP

Interview and discussion with Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama. He gives his thoughts on GMAC is about to get another $7 billion from the government. (Bloomberg News)

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POLITICO Playback 5/21/09

POLITICO Playback 5/21/09

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In-Depth Look - Jobless Claims

Interview and discussion with John Lonski of the Moody's Capital Markets Group. He gives his outlook on the U.S. jobless claims that were falling 12,000 to 631,000 last week. (Bloomberg News)

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Inventory Uncertainty

Companies are slashing their inventories to improve their bottom lines. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - BofA's Lewis Expects Consolidation

Interview and discussion with Nancy Havens-Hasty of the Havens Advisors. She shares her outlook on Ken Lewis insight that more mergers would come as the economy stabilizes. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - UK May Lose AAA Rating At S&P

Interview and discussion with Charles Diebel of the Nomura International. He talks about the S&P's move on deteriorating fiscal conditions in the U.K. (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - Cleveland's Economic Concerns

Interview and discussion with Mayor Frank Jackson of Cleveland. He talks about the city's economic situation during the recession and about Lebron James. (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - Bondholders Head To DC

Interview and discussion with Mark Modica a GM Bondholder. He talks about the bondholders meeting today with the president's auto task force in Washington. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Rosenberg On The Economy

Interview and discussion with David Rosenberg of the Gluskin Sheff & Associates. He talks about the comments form Krugman and Greenspan. (Bloomberg News)

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Magic Stun Cavaliers, 107 - 106

Lewis makes a three pointer in less than 15 seconds left. The Orlando Magic beats Cleveland, King James scored 49 points. (Bloomberg News)

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Moguls Meet In New York

A secret billionaire summit was held in New York this month. Bill Gates, Buffett, and George Soros are among the attendance. (Bloomberg News)

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Russian Stocks Booming

Russian economic fundamentals is not showing signs of recovery yet, but the stock market is. Some prominent investors are bullish on Russia. (Bloomberg News)

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Pre-Market Movers

Greenspan warns that the U.S. banks still needs to raise large amount of capital and that the financial crisis will not end until home prices flat out. (Bloomberg News)

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Burned Bondholders

President Obama is taking a hard line against creditors to pull off a speedy recovery of Chrysler and General Motors. (Bloomberg News)

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Bruce Club For Sale

Club from Bruce's glory days is now for sale. (Bloomberg News)

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'Love Hotels' Boom In Japan

In Japan love is winning out over the recession. 25,000 love hotels in Japan are making money even as companies cut jobs. (Bloomberg News)

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Fed Reluctant To Back Muni Bonds

The Central Bank is expected to tell the house of Financial Services Committee that it is reluctant to extend guarantees to California and other mini market borrowers struggling to sell bonds. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Weighing The Dollar

Interview and discussion with Tom Keene, Bloomberg Editor at Large. He gives his thoughts on the idea that the Yen is stronger than the Dollar. (Bloomberg News)

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Asian Market Check

Asian stocks drops first time in three days on concern in the outlook for global growth are worsening. (Bloomberg News)

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Three Banks for $3.6B Capital

Three regional banks are planning to raise a combined $3.6 billion in new capital. (Bloomberg News)

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BofA Aims To Repay TARP By Year-End - FT

Bank of America is aiming to repay all $45 billion of its TARP loans by the end of 2009. (Bloomberg News)

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4 Suspects Arrested

Four suspects are arrested on charges of plotting to bomb NYC Synagogue, suspects are facing maximum sentence of life in prison. (Bloomberg News)

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British Land Reports Annual Loss Of $6B

London British Land reports annual loss that reached almost six billion dollars. (Bloomberg News)

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Krugman Changing Tune?

Paul Krugman says the global economy free-fall may have ended. (Bloomberg News)

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Fed Cautious About Stabilizing Signs

Fed Minutes says Global financial system still vulnerable to further shocks. (Bloomberg News)

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Birinyi Bullish On Markets

Birinyi says stocks are at the start of a bull market that could send the S&P to a record 1700 in the next few years and history shows the market's recovery ahead of the economy by about six months. (Bloomberg News)

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Crisis Not Over - Greenspan

Greenspan says that there is a very serious potential mortgage crisis until home prices stabilize and those U.S. banks still needs to raise a lot more money. (Bloomberg News)

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European Market Check

European stocks are falling on concerns of a deeper recession. The Stoxx 600 is down for the first time in six days. (Bloomberg News)

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GM's Lutz Takes On Letterman

Lutz pays a visit to David Letterman after David calls the volt a piece of crap. (Bloomberg News)

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GM Opel Attracts Bids From Fiat, Magna, RHJ

General Motors attracts three bids for its German unit Opel. Fiat, RHJ International and Magna shows attention. (Bloomberg News)

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Bargains Trump Bankruptcy At Chrysler

Chrysler has been selling cars at a higher rate than much of the U.S. auto industry. Chrysler sales are down 30% this month, compared with 33% drop across the rest of the industry. (Bloomberg News)

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More Aid For GMAC

GMAC will receive $7 billion in government aid to provide financing for GM and Chrysler customers. (Bloombeg News)

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Health- The Super Memory Club

The Times' Benedict Carey sits in on the weekly bridge game at Laguna Woods and discusses the longest and largest ongoing study of people 90 and over and the potential benefits of mental exercise.

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N.y./region- Hospitals Confront Fear of Swine Flu

As officials daily announce the latest school closings, parents in New York have turned to emergency rooms as the arbiters of the maddening ambiguity of the swine flu.

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Barack Obama- Dueling Speeches- Obama and Cheney

On Thursday, President Obama reiterated his determination to close the prison at the Guant�namo Bay. The Times's Sheryl Gay Stolberg analyzes the speeches by Mr. Obama and Dick Cheney amid the debate over how to deal with detainees.

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Magazine- Kitchen 4B- Smoked Ribs at Home

Jill Santopietro, cook and recipe tester for the New York Times Magazine, creates a smoker out of a wok in her tiny New York City kitchen.

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Expert sees Labour pains in Britain's EU vote

An expert in European politics is predicting a staggeringly low turnout in Britain in its EU election, as well as a significant protest vote against the governing Labour party. Professor Simon Hix says the June 4 vote could potentially be "historic" if Labour is knocked down to fourth place.

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Cannes Red Carpet- 'The White Ribbon'

Austrian director Michael Haneke and the young actors of his film "The White Ribbon" in competition in Cannes walked up the Cannes red carpet on Thursday night.

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Cannes Red Carpet- 'In the Beginning'

French actors Francois Cluzet and Emmanuelle Devos led the way on the Cannes red carpet for the premiere of Xavier Giannoli's "In the Beginning" on Thursday night.

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Obama defiant on Guantanamo closure, slams Bush 'mess'

President Barack Obama Thursday vowed not to back down on closing Guantanamo Bay despite raging controversy, branding the camp a "mess".

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Moroccan female religious leaders visit US

A delegation of Moroccan "mourchidates," Muslim female religious counsellors, is visiting the United States this week to encourage interfaith dialogue and progressive values. Mourchidates are hired by the government to counsel women on family planning, child-rearing, marital and sexual issues and the role of women in society.

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Egypt tycoon ordered hanged for Lebanese diva murder

An Egyptian tycoon and an ex-cop hitman have been sentenced to death for the murder last year of the businessman's former lover, Lebanese pop diva Suzanne Tamim. Mustafa, a stalwart of Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party, was found guilty on Thursday of paying the hitman two million dollars to cut the throat of 30-year-old Tamim at her luxury flat in Dubai last July.

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Britain's anti-EU parties look for boost in EU vote

Minority and anti-EU right-wing parties are expected to perform well in the European elections in Britain, where fewer people than in any other EU country are expected to vote.

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All smiles at opening tie-mending EU-Russia summit

A two-day summit of Russian and EU leaders began Thursday with smiles and open-necked shirts, as the two sides sought to create an informal atmosphere at an opening dinner. The meeting is designed to get their rocky relationship back on track after a series of crises, notably over Russia's war with Georgia and the gas crisis with Ukraine.

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Israelis react to Netanyahu's 'peace' declaration

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, returning from a visit to the United States, says he has told US President Barack Obama he is ready to launch peace talks with the Palestinians and Syria immediately. In Jerusalem, the news was greeted with mixed reactions by Israeli Arab, secular and Orthodox Jewish populations.

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Japan astronaut tests 'flying carpet' in space

A Japanese astronaut tested a "flying carpet" in outer space, folded laundry and used eye drops as part of a series of zero-gravity challenges submitted by the public.

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Cannes Excerpts- 'The White ribbon'

Michael Haneke's latest film, all in black and white, premieres in Cannes on Thursday. "The White Ribbon" tells the story of the children and teenagers of a choir set in a small protestant village in northern Germany on the eve of World War I. Trailer of film.

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Cannes Excerpts- 'In the Beginning'

French actors Gérard Depardieu, François Cluzet and Emmanuelle Devos star in one of Thursday's premieres at Cannes, Xavier Giannoli's "In the Beginning", which is based on the true story of a smalltime crook who built a highway. Trailer of the film

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Suu Kyi's surprise media spotlight at trial

The trial of Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi went behind closed doors again Thursday, following a surprise one-day session which diplomats and journalists were allowed to attend. During Wednesday's session, Aung San Suu Kyi smiled to the diplomats, thanked them for coming and expressed hope of meeting again in "better days." The 63-year-old, who has spent 13 of the past 19 years in detention, faces up to five years in jail if convicted of charges of breaching the conditions of her house arrest. Images from Wednesday's session.

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