Creative solutions to unemployment  - Japan's paying foreign workers to go home.

Required collateral for derivatives doubles - From $2.1 trillion in '07 to $4 trillion in '08.

World's top 50 safest banks - Five of them are in the U.S.

Back-to-back monthly gains for home prices - But NYT's Leonhardt says the end is not near.

Madoff's Mets tix sell for $38,100 - Below the asking price of $56,000.

--Zubin Jelveh