Weekonomics: Our Friday Roundup

BY Paul Solman  April 1, 2011 at 3:52 PM EDT

Making Sense

Today we initiate “Weekonomics,” a Friday roundup of the week’s economics news. No fooling. Simon Johnson starts us off with “lightning round” answers to questions on the banks, Europe, Japan and, because the monthly jobs data came out this morning, unemployment.

Video produced by Elizabeth Shell.

See March Unemployment: Barely Budging for more on the unemployment numbers.

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