Economy

  • September 27, 2001  

    Betty Ann Bowser looks at how New York has suffered economically since the September 11 attacks. Continue reading

  • September 24, 2001  

    After a background report on President Bush’s pledge to dry up Osama bin Laden’s economic support, Gwen Ifill talks to Joseph Kahn, international economics correspondent for The New York Times. Continue reading

  • September 24, 2001  

    President Bush issues an executive order blocking property and prohibiting transactions with persons who commit, threaten to commit or support terrorism. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2001  

    After a background report on the dismal week on Wall Street, Margaret Warner examines the falling markets with Floyd Norris, chief financial correspondent for the New York Times, and Bob Walberg, chief equity analyst at Briefing.com, an online research and analysis firm. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2001   BY Admin 

    Layoffs of tens of thousands of employees at American and United Airlines, which come in response to slow traffic after last week’s hijackings, are the latest blow to the crippled aviation industry. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2001  

    Kwame Holman reports from Washington as Congress addresses the economic fallout from last week’s attacks. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2001  

    Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill talks about Wall Street recovery and the beleaguered U.S. economy. Continue reading

  • September 17, 2001   BY Admin 

    Despite a federal rate cut and rallying cries for patriotism, the New York Stock Exchange plummeted during it’s first day open since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11. Continue reading

  • September 17, 2001  

    The United States financial market posted record lows. Will the market’s unsteady performance lead to a general recession in the U.S.? Continue reading

  • September 7, 2001  

    August saw the highest single-month increase in unemployment in the last fifteen years. For more on what these numbers mean, Ray Suarez talks with Jared Bernstein, senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute, and Mickey Levy, chief economist at the Bank of America. Continue reading