Avoiding a double-dip recession will be difficult says economist Nouriel Roubini.
This week on Need to Know: Women in the military’s elite bomb squad. Special courts for veterans. And BP’s “other” disaster in the Gulf. Plus: A special summer movie edition of Next Week’s News.
Chrystia Freeland, global editor at large for Reuters, talks with Jon Meacham about the nation’s 9.5 percent unemployment rate, and the debate over how to fix the economy.
Too young to retire, but too old to be hired. As Congress fails to pass a new unemployment benefits extension, some unemployed wonder, what now?
Encouraging signs about the rise of entrepreneurship in the U.S. surface, but the scarcity of jobs remains extreme.
Note: Dan Ariely’s new book, “The Upside of Irrationality,” was released this week. See the video below for more from Dan about the book. There is a certain perverse pleasure in contemplating the perfect crime. You can apply your ingenuity to the hypothetical issues of choosing a target, evading surveillance and law enforcement, dealing with [...]
President Obama is contending with two hot-button issues: gays in the military and government spending.
The financial reform bill vastly reshapes federal agencies and creates several more, including one to monitor financial markets and another to police lending.
A growing number of senators insist we should do more to reduce the size and limit the leverage of megabanks. But the debate might never reach the Senate floor.