Economy

  • 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

  • January 31, 2000  

    A new international trade agreement adopted by delegates of 140 countries last week will allow a country to ban the import of a genetically modified food. Following a background report, American and European experts discuss the pact. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2000  

    Time Warner and EMI Group PLC announced today they’re merging their music businesses. The deal would create the world’s second largest music company. The announcement comes two weeks after Time Warner agreed to merge with America Online. Media Correspondent Terence Smith discusses this latest merger with two industry experts. Continue reading

  • January 20, 2000  

    The Health Insurance Association of America, whose “Harry and Louise” ads helped defeat the first Clinton heath care plan, could support the president’s latest proposal. Continue reading

  • January 20, 2000  

    Money talks, especially when it’s the leading Republican candidates doing the talking on the pocketbook issue of taxes. Terence Smith takes a look at the tax debate between George W. Bush, John McCain and Steve Forbes that’s heating up the airwaves in Iowa and New Hampshire. Then Smith discusses the ads with three experts. Continue reading

  • January 20, 2000  

    World Trade Organization Director-General Mike Moore discusses the troubled Seattle summit, the role of diplomacy in commerce and the future of international trade. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2000  

    MSNBC and the Washington Post/ Newsweek recently minted an alliance to share Web content and reporting resources. Other news organizations are also expected to pair up in the near future. Media correspondent Terence Smith looks at what these deals mean for the media industry and its consumers. Continue reading