Tag: Finance
JamesStewart-05-23-11
Interview
Airdate: May 23, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist shares lessons learned from his investigation of some high-profile perjurers, which he writes about in his new text, Tangled Webs.

SuzeOrman-05-18-11
Interview
Airdate: May 18, 2011

Personal finance guru and author of The Money Class: Learn to Create Your New American Dream offers advice on how to get through these tough economic times.

william-cohan-2011-04-18
Interview
Airdate: April 18, 2011

Award-winning investigative reporter and former investment banker assesses the impact of S&P’s downgrading its credit outlook for the U.S. and discusses Goldman Sachs.

Image via US Dept. of Justice
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 10th, 2011

Since being sentenced in 2009 to 150 years in prison, we haven’t heard all that much from Bernard Madoff, the man behind the biggest Ponzi scheme in history. Recently, a couple of Financial Times staffers, David Gelles and Gillian Tett, went down to visit him in prison. They spoke with Madoff for two hours — [...]

phil-angelides-2011-02-14
Interview
Airdate: February 14, 2011

Chair of the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission discusses the panel’s report and the role that unregulated greed played in the economic crisis.

elizabeth-warren-2011-01-12
Interview
Airdate: January 12, 2011

Special Advisor on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau identifies the agency’s to-do list before it goes online and its mandate once it receives statutory powers.

neil-irwin-2010-02-17
Interview
Airdate: February 17, 2010

Washington Post economic reporter weighs in on the administration’s stimulus plan—one year later.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 8th, 2009

Before you drop a lot of cash on your mother this weekend, keep a few things in mind. First, Mother’s Day began as an anti-war protest and was not intended to be the commercial holiday that it’s become. Second, flower retailers are gearing up for you to send humongous bouquets to the mothers in your [...]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 17th, 2009

As we mentioned last week, you can track the progress of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act at Recovery.gov. The site launched Tuesday after President Obama signed the so-called stimulus bill into law.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 11th, 2009

The following video could be mistaken for an SNL skit. During Wednesday’s House Financial Services Committee‘s hearing on TARP accountability, Congresswoman Maxine Waters referred to the eight bank CEOs as “captains of the Universe.” There was some confusion during her grilling of the bank chiefs and a call for the California congresswoman to calm down. [...]

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