|Oct. 26, 2009|
Experts Answered Your Questions on the H1N1 Flu Vaccine
The H1N1 swine flu virus is now widespread in 46 states and has hospitalized more than 20,000 people in the U.S., according to CDC officials. Meanwhile, delays in vaccine production have led to long lines at clinics and doctors' offices. Two experts on vaccines answer your questions.
|Oct. 23, 2009|
Credit.com's Levin Makes Sense of New Credit Card Rules
Dramatically hiked interest rates, new hidden fees, slashed credit lines -- many consumers have felt their credit cards go from convenience to liability over the past year. But new reforms are forcing credit card companies to change the way they do business. Paul Solman speaks with Credit.com's Adam Levin for insight.
|Oct. 21, 2009|
Author Katz: Tough to Say When Foreclosures Will Crest
Journalist Alyssa Katz has written a sweeping history of home ownership in America, "Our Lot: How Real Estate Came to Own Us." In a discussion with economics correspondent Paul Solman, Katz answered viewer questions on the roots of the foreclosure crisis and the outlook for the future.
|Oct. 13, 2009|
Learning from International Health Care Systems
As part of a series looking at health care in other countries, Ray Suarez traveled to the Netherlands to explore the innovative universal Dutch system. Two experts answered your questions on what lessons the United States can take from other countries' health care systems.
|Aug. 13, 2009|
The Hidden Cost of the Discount Culture
Ellen Ruppel Shell, author of the new book "Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture," answers questions from NewsHour viewers about what effect our love of bargains has on wages, the environment and international trade.
|Aug. 6, 2009|
Lawmakers Consider Employer Benefits Tax
Congress is weighing the idea of taxing the costliest employer-provided health insurance plans as a way to fund health care reform. Currently, employees who receive health insurance through their companies pay no tax on their benefits. Two health policy experts answer your questions on the issue.
|June 23, 2009|
The Future of U.S. Global Health Policy
Assistant U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Michele Moloney-Kitts and Christine Lubinski, head of the Center for Global Health Policy and Advocacy, answer viewer questions on President Obama's global health initiative and how it will shift U.S. global health priorities.
|May 27, 2009|
Pocket Change: Answering Your Finance Questions
In this forum on personal finance, economics correspondent Paul Solman and finance professor Zvi Bodie tackle viewers' questions on the safest way to invest retirement savings, what to do about mortgage insurance and the smartest moves for new graduates seeking jobs.
|May 26, 2009|
Money, Morality and How We Make Economic Decisions
NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman recently sat down with behavioral economist Dan Ariely, who studies irrationality in economic decision making, to discuss why people cheat, the media's influence on markets and whether the public needs to see remorse on Wall Street.
|May 5, 2009|
Pocket Change: Answers to Your Finance Questions
In the first installment of Pocket Change, a regular forum on personal finance, NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman and finance professor Zvi Bodie tackle viewers' questions on credit unions, credit scores, and whether gold makes a good investment.
|March 19, 2009|
Iraq Faces Its Future as U.S. Plans Exit
This week marks the six year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Over the next six months, the U.S. will start moving toward President Barack Obama's goal of ending combat operations there in 2010. So what challenges, obstacles lay ahead? Experts answered your questions.
|Feb. 17, 2009|
Renewed U.S.-Iran Talks May Hinge on 'Mutual Respect'
The new Obama administration faces the difficult task of balancing between efforts to contain Iran's controversial nuclear program and the Islamic republic's central role in the Persian Gulf region. So what is the future of U.S.-Iranian relations? Experts answered your questions.
|Feb. 6, 2009|
Stimulus Debate, Job Cuts Stir New Questions on Economy
Soaring unemployment numbers and political wrangling over the best economic recovery plan are just the latest developments in the country's financial crisis. Susie Gharib, anchor of PBS' Nightly Business Report, and personal finance columnist Kathy Kristof answered your questions on the economic picture.
|The Inauguration of Barack Obama|
|Dec. 4, 2008|
Obama to Face Lengthy Foreign Policy To-Do List
Recent attacks in Mumbai, India, mark the newest foreign policy issue that the incoming Obama administration will face, along with wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and other hotspots. So what are the foreign policy challenges facing the president-elect and what issues should he look at first? Experts answered your questions.
|Obama's Transition to Power|
|Nov. 26, 2008|
Expert Advice for Surviving the Economic Crisis
The economy has been in steady decline this year, effecting both Main Street and global markets. To better understand where we've been and where we're headed, Insider Forum looks back at some of the advice given by financial analysts, personal finance columnists and others.