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Where Does The Economic Recovery Stand?

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Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, of The Wall Street Journal, and Zanny Minton Beddoes, of The Economist, about how to read the latest economic signs, and whether there are any bright areas for growth.


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January 27, 2012

Weekly Show

Ahead of next week’s Florida Republican primary, the 4 remaining candidates squared off on the ground and in two debates. Plus, following his State of the Union Address, President Obama hit the road to push his economic and jobs plan.  Joining Gwen: Dan Balz, The Washington Post; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine & CBS News; Jackie Calmes, The New York Times; David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal.

SOTU: Obama on the Economy

On The Radar

The President spoke about the state of the American economy Tuesday night in his third State of the Union address.

Obama to Name Two Fed Board Nominees

On The Radar

President Obama plans to nominate a Harvard University finance professor and a former private-equity executive to fill the two vacancies on the seven-member Federal Reserve Board.

December 23, 2011

Weekly Show

This week, we look back at 2011 and forward to 2012. We’ll analyze battles between Congress and the President, the economy, the killing of Osama bin Laden, the pullout of US troops in Iraq while fighting continues in Afghanistan, and more. Joining Gwen: Helene Cooper, New York Times; Michael Duffy, Time Magazine; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times; David Wessel, Wall Street Journal.

The $7.7 Trillion Fed Loan that Really Wasn't

On The Radar

WSJ's David Wessel separates fact from fiction behind the Federal Reserve's 2008 loan to banks at the onset of the economic downturn.

Euro Central Bank Might Consider Bond Purchases

On The Radar

In his Capital Corner segment, David Wessel points out European leaders must address the imminent danger of economic collapse or they may face 'a Lehman moment.' Meanwhile, the ECB indicated it may consider buying bonds to prop up economies.

November 25, 2011

Weekly Show

The supercommittee failed to reach a budget deal this week, affecting national politics and the economy. Also, the GOP presidential candidates debated foreign policy, with Newt Gingrich facing new scrutiny on his immigration stance. John Dickerson guest-hosts with: Susan Davis, National Journal; David Wessel, The Wall Street Journal; Dan Balz, The Washington Post; Gloria Borger, CNN.

 

U.S. Companies Add Workers Abroad, Cut at Home

On The Radar

U.S.-based multinational corporations added 1.5 million workers to their payrolls in Asia and the Pacific during the 2000s, and 477,500 workers in Latin America, while cutting payrolls at home by 864,000. David Wessel has details on The News Hub.

August 19, 2011

Weekly Show

Perry is in the race, Pawlenty is out and Bachmann won the straw poll. The GOP candidates continue to blame Obama for the sluggish economic recovery. Also, President Obama plans to announce a jobs program. John Dickerson guest hosts with: Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics.com, David Wessel, Wall Street Journal.