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.
As the G-20 economic summit drew to a close Saturday, President Bush and the leaders of nearly two dozen countries agreed to flag risky investing and regulatory loopholes in the hopes of preventing future financial meltdowns. Continue reading
Stocks across the world closed with large gains Monday after European and U.S. officials poured billions of dollars into struggling banks as part of emergency plans to restore confidence in global financial markets. Continue reading
Question/Comment: How could a U.S. domestic problem (the housing bubble) become a global liquidity crisis between banks putting all banks and consequently the economies worldwide in trouble? What needs to be done to prevent a global economic meltdown? Paul Solman: … Continue reading
Former President Bill Clinton spoke emphatically in support of Senator Barack Obama Wednesday night at the Democratic Convention. Analysts and historians react to the speech. Continue reading
- As a graduating high-school student, I am concerned about the future. What can I expect to see in the next few years?
Question/Comment: As a graduating high school student, I am concerned about what the future has in store. With the economy changing the way it is, what can I expect to see in the next few years? What would be the … Continue reading