Money really does make the world go round. If you were caught up in that gas frenzy this past weekend you who you stood in line with tens of cars, waiting to pump gas before the prices went up any higher with Hurricane Ike's approach you know this to be true. And now, as if paying $5 a gallon isn't scary enough, a huge headline splashed across the front of the Charlotte Observer today might make you question the stability of the nation's economy: Bank of America to Buy Merrill for $50B.
OK, resist the urge to panic. David McPherson from ABC News has this story to help you breathe easier.