Making Sen$e

  • June 13, 2012    

    President and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, Jamie Dimon testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday. The committee is hearing testimony from Dimon on how JPMorgan Chase lost over $2 billion in stock market trades. Photo by … Continue reading

  • June 13, 2012    

    A New York City Police officer stands at the entrance to the JP Morgan Chase World Headquarters in New York. The U.S. Justice Department, FBI and others have opened an investigation into JPMorgan Chase’s more than $2 billion trading loss. … Continue reading

  • June 13, 2012  

    JPMorgan Chase’s chairman and chief executive, Jamie Dimon, testified before the Senate Banking Committee about the massive trading losses incurred at his company. Paul Solman reports as part of his Making Sen$e series. Then, Gwen Ifill and guests discuss the implications of financial regulation on Wall Street. Continue reading

  • June 12, 2012    

    Monday night the NewsHour featured my discussion with Harvard professor Michael Sandel about his new book, “What Money Can’t Buy,” born from his famed, regularly mobbed Harvard course, “Justice,” most of which is online and hugely popular the world over, … Continue reading

  • June 12, 2012    

    Monday night the NewsHour featured my discussion with Harvard professor Michael Sandel about his new book, “What Money Can’t Buy,” born from his famed, regularly mobbed Harvard course, “Justice,” most of which is online and hugely popular the world over, … Continue reading

  • June 11, 2012    

    By Elizabeth Shell Here’s a running debt clock tracking total student loans in America (the mechanics of which are at finaid.org, one of the sites run by financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz.). If you’re like one of the debt-saddled folks … Continue reading

  • June 11, 2012    

    Here’s a running debt clock tracking total student loans in America (the mechanics of which are at finaid.org, one of the sites run by financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz.). If you’re like one of the debt-saddled folks we’ve profiled, we … Continue reading

  • June 11, 2012    

    Banco de Espana (Bank of Spain). Photo by Two Steps Behind via Flickr Creative Commons. Today, in the last of our pain-in-Spain posts, a viral version of the Lord’s Prayer, as tweeted by Paul Solman over the weekend. Our European … Continue reading

  • June 11, 2012    

    Banco de Espana (Bank of Spain). Photo by Two Steps Behind via Flickr Creative Commons. Today, in the last of our pain-in-Spain posts, a viral version of the Lord’s Prayer, as tweeted by Paul Solman over the weekend. Our European … Continue reading

  • June 11, 2012  

    While most of our everyday transactions are driven by the marketplace, are there some things money shouldn’t be able to buy — a spot in line, maybe a human life? As part of his Making Sen$e of financial news series, Paul Solman speaks with Harvard professor Michael Sandel about his new book, “What Money Can’t Buy.” Continue reading