In the fall of 2007, when the U.S. economy first seemed in peril, I began answering reader queries here on the Business Desk. I still do so occasionally, but this page has expanded to include posts from eminent economists, "far-flung correspondents," and a variety of voices that have intriguing and/or useful things to say about economics, broadly defined. Please feel encouraged to respond to any and all of them.
A story about clawbacks slated to run on the NewsHour tonight features a protest disrupting a speech by Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein. Yesterday, the protesters struck again during a session with Larry Summers, unfurling a big pink banner behind him with the words "We Want our $$ Back." Check out the video: