All Things Considered for December 11, 2012
Dec 11, 2012 — Spain's economic crisis has helped drive the nation's unemployment rate above 25 percent. Many of the jobless resent the relatively high pay and job security public sector workers enjoy.
Dec 11, 2012 — British bank HSBC has agreed to pay a record fine of $1.9 billion to settle an investigation by U.S. prosecutors. HSBC faced charges of laundering money for Mexican drug cartels and facilitating prohibited transactions with nations like Iran and Cuba. For more, Robert Siegel talks with Jimmy Gurule, law professor at the University of Notre Dame.
Dec 7, 2012 — For years, shoppers in Manhattan's Fifth Avenue have lined up in front the store everyday before it opens. The question is why.