Economy

  • September 21, 2000  

    With the price of oil at a 10-year high, US leaders are considering tapping into the nation’s strategic oil reserves. After a background report, Margaret Warner leads a discussion with four experts. Continue reading

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    After operating under bankruptcy protection since early July, troubled crime news site APBnews.com was sold at auction today to SafetyTips.com for $575,000. Continue reading

  • September 4, 2000  

    Three experts discuss violence in the workplace and a new study that claims “going postal” is a myth. Continue reading

  • August 31, 2000  

    President Clinton today vetoed a bill that would repeal the federal estate tax, setting up a battle with the Republican-led Congress. After a background report, congressional leaders from both parties debate the tax cuts and the effort to override the Clinton’s veto. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2000  

    United Airlines suffers under repeated weather delays and labor problems. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2000  

    Negotiations continue between Verizon Communications and two unions representing 87,000 of the company’s striking employees. Continue reading

  • August 8, 2000  

    Thinking big and digging big in Boston. Our economics correspondent, Paul Solman, of WGBH-Boston reports. Continue reading

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    July 27, 2000  

    A court has ordered Napster to shut down. After a background report, Napster’s counsel and an attorney for the recording industry discuss the legal controversy surrounding the music sharing web site. Continue reading

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    July 24, 2000  

    The FBI is under fire for its use of a wiretapping system called Carnivore that allows officers to find and read e-mails of criminal suspects. In a hearing today, Congressional lawmakers argued the system infringes on privacy rights. Ray Suarez leads a discussion. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2000  

    Teenagers in the workplace. Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports. Continue reading