Economy

  • June 3, 2002  

    In the wake of music-sharing company Napster’s bankruptcy filing, Margaret Warner talks to P.J. McNealy, research director of the media department in the technology research consulting firm Gartner G2, about the future of online music. Continue reading

  • 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