Making Sen$e

  • August 17, 2012    

    A view of the Trump Tower on 5th Avenue in New York. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Friday’s query … Continue reading

  • August 17, 2012    

    A view of the Trump Tower on 5th Avenue in New York. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Friday’s query comes … Continue reading

  • August 17, 2012  

    Since the 1960s, the State Department has sponsored young foreigners for temporary, low-wage summer jobs in the U.S. But with high youth unemployment, some believe the program takes summer jobs away from American youth. So is the program’s motivation truly ‘good will’ or a source of cheap labor? Paul Solman reports. Continue reading

  • August 16, 2012    

    Name: Michelle Westermann-Behaylo, J.D. Ph.D. Question: Each semester for the past few years, I have showed my students a clip from Paul Solman on ethics in business education, and the oath that many MBA students were taking to be responsible … Continue reading

  • August 16, 2012    

    Name: Michelle Westermann-Behaylo, J.D. Ph.D. Question: Each semester for the past few years, I have showed my students a clip from Paul Solman on ethics in business education, and the oath that many MBA students were taking to be responsible … Continue reading

  • August 16, 2012    

    People are reflected in glass as they walk past Goldman Sachs headquarters. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here are Thursday’s … Continue reading

  • August 16, 2012    

    People are reflected in glass as they walk past Goldman Sachs headquarters. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here are Thursday’s queries: … Continue reading

  • August 15, 2012    

    Creative Commons photo courtesy flickr user Todd Mecklem. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Wednesday’s query: Name: Frances Barbuto Question: Many times you do … Continue reading

  • August 15, 2012    

    Creative Commons photo courtesy flickr user Todd Mecklem. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Wednesday’s query: Name: Frances Barbuto Question: Many times you do stories … Continue reading

  • August 15, 2012    

    Members of the ‘supercommittee’ participate in a Joint Deficit Reduction Committee hearing October 26, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Although a resolution was never reached, Social Security was on the table. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images. Larry Kotlikoff’s “34 Social Security … Continue reading