Economy

  • February 17, 2000  

    President Clinton announces a plan to help heat the Northeast as oil costs across the country skyrocket. Three experts discuss the rise in prices. Continue reading

  • February 16, 2000  

    A new study of Internet users shows that people who spend more than five hours a week online are spending less time with family and friends and more time doing work at home. Ray Suarez discusses the study with its author and a researcher who studies the effect of the Internet on society. Continue reading

  • February 15, 2000  

    Internet industry experts discuss government measures to ensure cyber security, after a background report. Continue reading

  • February 10, 2000  

    Republican House members passed a "marriage penalty" tax relief package with the support of 12 Democrats, but President Clinton opposes the plan. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading

  • February 10, 2000  

    Justice Department investigators are searching for the "hackers" who shut down several major Web sites this week. After a background report, Ray Suarez leads a discussion on the investigation and security measures. Continue reading

  • February 8, 2000  

    Hackers tied up the popular search engine Yahoo! by sending it millions of bogus information requests for several hours. Three experts discuss the machines and possible motives behind the hacking. Continue reading

  • February 8, 2000  

    The world’s largest wireless communications company, Vodafone, has announced it will buy Germany’s largest. After a background report, Ray Suarez leads a discussion on the future of wireless communication. Continue reading

  • February 4, 2000  

    Jacques Nasser, the head of Ford Motor Company, talks about the decision to bring employees up to speed in the technology realm by giving them individual computers Continue reading

  • February 2, 2000  

    Welfare, work, and child care. Betty Ann Bowser reports. Continue reading

  • February 1, 2000  

    Ray Suarez explores the new money culture. Continue reading