• August 17, 2007  

    Acknowledging a period of increased economic risk that could restrain growth, the Federal Reserve on Friday cut the discount rate at which it makes loans to banks. An economic consultant and a business journalist explain the move. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2007  

    The Federal Reserve said it would inject $38 billion into the banking system in response to the stock market’s volatility, and central banks globally may take similar action. A former Federal Reserve governor and a Bush administration economic adviser explain the move. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2007  

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its second worst day of the year earlier this week. Financial expert Thomas Lawler and market economist Diane Swonk discuss the dip and its relationship to the national economy. Continue reading

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