In other news Tuesday, the Federal Reserve projected U.S. economic growth will be “more modest” than its June estimate. Continue reading
On a day that President Obama touted his administration’s efforts to save the U.S. auto industry, Judy Woodruff assesses the state of the industry with Micheline Maynard, senior editor of Changing Gears, a new public media project focusing on the future of the industrial Midwest, and economist Martin Bailey. Continue reading
The housing market is on a downward slide in Spain and this could mean more problems for Europe’s vulnerable economy. Paul Solman continues his series examining the continent’s troubled economies. Continue reading
The economic crisis in Greece is bringing a new wave of anger among its citizens over austerity measures to control its debt. Paul Solman looks at how Greek citizens are coping with the debt crisis and speaks with Prime Minister George Papandreou. Continue reading
As criticism of BP and the Obama administration’s handling of the Gulf spill continues, Gwen Ifill talks to two local officials about the president’s visit and what it will take for the region to bounce back from the environmental and economic devastation. Continue reading
Whether it’s tackling why brides buy outfits and grooms rent to explaining why drive-up ATMs have Braille dots and freezers don’t have lights, Robert Frank has been guest blogging fascinating answers to the world’s economic ironies for the past week. … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: Dan Ariely, a noted behavioral economist at Duke University and author of Predictably Irrational, is different from many of his economist colleagues. Ariely studies irrationality in economic behavior — despite the fact that economics is largely premised on … Continue reading
Question: The money supply of the United States is such a key economic indicator, why don’t we get a reading of it on a daily basis? It seems like it would be a lot more valuable gauge of the economy … Continue reading
On Friday’s NewsHour, Paul Solman examined how some are finding the bright side of the economic downturn. You can listen to the audio or read the transcript of the segment here.
Paul Solman reports from San Francisco on a conference for economists and why hints of a recession were missed.