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American Airlines plans to make coach seats thinner and adjust legroom in the economy section. How much is an inch worth, to both parties? How much more money with American Airlines make from the move? And will passengers be more willing to pay for upgraded seats? Also, how the NSA surveillance story may be a harbinger about the future of the internet. Source: marketplace.org
Another down quarter for Freddie; Corn prices pop ADM's ethanol profits; Private prisons hold on in hard times; Old tech could deliver $12 computer; Slowdown could help China open up; Clocking China's economic pace; Commodities coming down from highs; Finding value in lumber mill leftovers
Will banks continue derivative dealing?; Racial wealth gap worse today?; Will Thailand spark another collapse?; The future of Wall Street; The new generation of electric cars; Ad spending finally on the rise; Venezuelan politics hot on the Internet