Economy

  • May 29, 2002  

    Gwen Ifill looks at the economy’s effect on this year’s summer travel season with Sandra Hughes, vice president of travel for AAA; Mark Orwall, managing editor of Travel and Leisure magazine; and Kathy Sudeikis, executive vice president of the American Society of Travel Agents. Continue reading

  • May 28, 2002  

    Two experts explain the economics behind the nation’s hot housing market. Continue reading

  • May 23, 2002   BY Admin 

    The White House officials Thursday handed over summaries of contacts between the Bush administration and Enron executives after a Senate committee voted to subpoena relevant documents in the case. Continue reading

  • May 21, 2002  

    Merrill Lynch, the top brokerage firm in the U.S., settled a lawsuit on Tuesday that alleged it misled investors. Three experts discuss the deal and what it might mean for other Wall Street heavyweights. Continue reading

  • May 20, 2002  

    Gwen Ifill updates the legal proceedings against accounting firm Arthur Andersen for its role in the Enron scandal. For the discussion, Ifill is joined by Kurt Eichenwald, a New York Times reporter covering the trial, and Ira Sorkin, former regional administrator for the Securities and Exchange Commission. Continue reading

  • May 15, 2002  

    Following a report on congressional inquiries into whether Enron manipulated energy prices in California, two industry experts discuss the allegations. Continue reading

  • May 14, 2002   BY Admin 

    Former Arthur Andersen auditor David Duncan dealt a major blow to his old company Monday, testifying that he purposefully ordered his colleagues to destroy potentially incriminating records relating to the Enron case. Continue reading

  • May 14, 2002  

    Congress reopens the debate over how to restructure the nation’s welfare system. Continue reading

  • May 8, 2002  

    Analysis of the $180 billion farm bill that passed in the Senate, which reverses a 1996 decision to decrease subsidies. Continue reading

  • May 7, 2002   BY Admin 

    Enron electricity traders manipulated prices during last year’s Californian power crisis, according to documents released Monday by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Continue reading