Archives: Economics

Turning Pond Scum into Fuel


The Solix Biofuels Company out in the Colorado Desert is one of about 200 companies trying to find a way to make biofuels out of…read more

Deep Dive into the Foreclosure Crisis


Currently the U.S. foreclosure crisis shows no sign of abating because while foreclosure filings fell last month, they still remain near a record high, according…read more

Political Gridlock Slows Bridge Repairs


In this video, NewsHour Science Unit correspondent Spencer Michels looks how politics can get in the way of fixing important infrastructure problems. He reports from…read more

Obama Pushes for 2016 Games in Chi-town


For the first time ever, a sitting US president is helping make a bid for an American city to host the Olympic Games. President Obama…read more

Job Seekers Face Long Searches in Tough Economy


As part of his ongoing series on “Making Sense” of the economy, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman visits a Manhattan job fair where many people…read more

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