This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: David Muir) The tough times at the stock market despite the moves by President Obama to turn the economy around examined; details given about the bank rescue plan, the economic stimulus plan and the mortgage rescue plan. [Edward Jones strategist Alan SKRAINKA- says investors are convinced these programs are not enough.] [New York University professor Andrew CAPLIN- says banks are holding damaged assets and could become insolvent.] The drop in two key bank stocks cited.
(Studio: Brian Ross) The surrender of billionaire Allen Stanford to prosecutors following SEC charges of an 8-billion dollar fraud featured; scenes shown of his luxury jets, his yacht and St. Croix mansion; details given about an FBI investigation into his link to Mexican drug cartels. [A few months ago, STANFORD - defends his business plan.] [Attorney and IRS consultant Jack BLUM- says there is no surprise re: Stanford.]
(White House: Jake Tapper) President Obama's first foreign trip to Canada reviewed; details given of the tone of conciliation about the trade relationship and of the issues discussed, including clean energy; scenes shown of Obama picking up maple cookies for his daughters. [OBAMA, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen HARPER- cite the importance of the US-Canada relationship.]
(Seoul: Martha Raddatz) Clinton's visit to Indonesia as part of a diplomatic charm offensive featured; scenes shown from Jakarta. [CLINTON - speaks and answers questions about Muslim nations and her favorite music.]
(New York: John Berman) The question raised by the housing plan about the fairness to people who are NOT behind in their mortgage payments examined. [On the street, seven PEOPLE - say they make all their mortgage payments.] [Columbia Business School professor Chris MAYER; on "Good Morning America," FDIC chairwoman Sheila BAIR - offer views on the fairness matter for homeowners.]
(Cleveland, Ohio: John McKenzie) A new treatment for brain cancer tumors featured; scenes shown from the Cleveland Clinic hospital while the laser surgical procedure is explained with diagrams shown to illustrate the dramatic effect of "cooking" tumors. [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Gene BARNETT, Dr. Steven JONES- talk about the tumor laser surgery.]