Wall Street bailout

  • January 12, 2017  

    What is President Obama’s economic legacy? Did his efforts to turn the country around after the 2008 financial crisis constitute a robust recovery, or too little, too late? Economics correspondent Paul Solman assembled a panel of economic experts to discuss employment across racial groups, the types of jobs created and the obstacles the president faced in enacting his economic agenda. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2008   BY  

    Congress returns to Washington Monday to convene a lame-duck session with the struggling auto industry as its first priority. Democrats want to use part of the $700 billion Wall Street bailout for emergency loans to help the Big Three carmakers. Continue reading