The Weekend Ticker: Granddad, Spanx, Greed

By Chris Ariens 

  • Tom Brokaw has his first grandson. Brokaw’s daughter, Sarah Brokaw gave birth to Archer Thomas Merritt Brokaw Monday. Brokaw and his wife Meredith have six granddaughters.

  • Meredith Vieira does not like Spanx, not even a little.

  • CNBC’s “American Greed,” returns to the network’s lineup Thursday. The Stacy Keach-narrated series examines the dark side of the American dream.