Making Sen$e

  • July 26, 2012    

    Government employees demonstrate in the center of Madrid after conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced the latest measures to lower Spain’s deficit: an $80 billion austerity package involving cuts in unemployment benefits. Photo by Dominique Faget/AFP/GettyImages. Earlier this week we … Continue reading

  • July 25, 2012    

    Creative Commons photo courtesy flickr user o5com. 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: Manuel Avila Question: This is in response to … Continue reading

  • July 25, 2012    

    Creative Commons photo courtesy flickr user o5com. 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: Manuel Avila Question: This is in response to the … Continue reading

  • July 24, 2012    

    A photo of the Occupy Wall Street protests in October, 2011 by Jackie Weir. See more. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Tuesday’s query: … Continue reading

  • July 24, 2012    

    A photo of the Occupy Wall Street protests in October, 2011 by Jackie Weir. See more. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Tuesday’s query: Name: … Continue reading

  • July 24, 2012    

    Creative Commons photo by Marceltheshell via Wikimedia Commons. The “Do You Live in a Bubble?” quiz, concocted by Charles Murray and first published here on Making Sen$e back in March, has generated more than 200,000 views thus far, and is … Continue reading

  • July 24, 2012    

    Creative Commons photo by Marceltheshell via Wikimedia Commons. The “Do You Live in a Bubble?” quiz, concocted by Charles Murray and first published here on Making Sen$e back in March, has generated more than 200,000 views thus far, and is … Continue reading

  • July 23, 2012    

    Photo by John Moore/Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Monday’s query: Name: Andrew Mungai Question: As a Kenyan (with a business degree from … Continue reading

  • July 23, 2012    

    Photo by John Moore/Getty Images. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Monday’s query: Name: Andrew Mungai Question: As a Kenyan (with a business degree from … Continue reading

  • July 23, 2012    

    The interior of the Madrid Stock Exchange, or Bolsa y Mercado, on Monday, July 23, 2012. Spanish bonds slumped, with 10-year yields climbing to a euro-era high, after the Spainish newspaper El Pais said six regions may ask the central … Continue reading