Making Sen$e

  • May 23, 2012    

    A Greek flag flies next to a statue of Socrates in Athens. IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Wednesday warned of the risk of “contamination” if Greece quits the euro and said the eurozone might therefore see the value of paying … Continue reading

  • May 22, 2012    

    Creative Commons photo by Flickr user Thomas Hawk. Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Tuesday’s question comes from an in-house NewsHour staffer who wishes to remain “Anonymous,” … Continue reading

  • May 22, 2012    

    Creative Commons photo by Flickr user Thomas Hawk. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Tuesday’s question comes from an in-house NewsHour staffer who wishes to remain “Anonymous,” … Continue reading

  • May 21, 2012    

    Banner protesting austerity measures in Brussels, Belgium. Photo by Morgan Till/PBS NewsHour. Restricted as this page usually is to questions (and answers), its posts can, I realize, seem more than a bit off the news. This is especially true when … Continue reading

  • May 21, 2012    

    Banner protesting austerity measures in Brussels, Belgium. Photo by Morgan Till/PBS NewsHour. Restricted as this page usually is to questions (and answers), its posts can, I realize, seem more than a bit off the news. This is especially true when … Continue reading

  • May 21, 2012  

    Since 1994, YouthBuild has trained 110,000 high school dropouts around the country to put up houses for their community and think critically in the classroom while earning their GEDs or diplomas. As part of the American Graduate series, Paul Solman reports on a program designed to keep kids learning inside and outside of class. Continue reading

  • May 18, 2012    

    Image by Spark Studio via Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Friday’s query: Name: Phil Webb Question: When the economy starts to get … Continue reading

  • May 17, 2012    

    Fannie Mae headquarters in Washington, D.C. Photo by Flickr user futureatlas.com via a Creative Commons license. Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Thursday’s query: Name: … Continue reading

  • May 17, 2012    

    Fannie Mae headquarters in Washington, D.C. Photo by Flickr user futureatlas.com via a Creative Commons license. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Thursday’s query: Name: … Continue reading

  • May 16, 2012    

    A pile of money from around the world — currencies of the U.S. (dollar), U.K. (pound), and Europe (euro). Creative Commons photo courtesy flickr user Images_of_Money. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news … Continue reading