The Federal Reserve today cut a key interest rate by half a point, making the rate the lowest level since 1961.
Gwen Ifill and guests weigh the pros and cons of the Microsoft settlement and consider its possible implications for industry competition.
The nation's unemployment rate jumped half a percentage point in October to post a 5-year high of 5.4 percent, the Labor Department said Friday.
Hoping to end one of the nation's largest antitrust cases, the Justice Department asked a judge Friday to approve a settlement that would set new rules for the nation's hard-hit technology industry.
Four economists discuss the half percentage point jump in U.S. unemployment, pushing it to a 5-year high of 5.4 percent.
Paul Solman reports on yesterday's Twin Towers job fair, sponsored by New York City and aimed at helping those who lost their jobs after the September 11 attacks.
The U.S. Senate is preparing to debate how best to jump-start the economy after House lawmakers narrowly passed a Republican-backed economic stimulus package providing over $100 billion in tax relief.
Paul Solman reports on consumer activity in the wake of the September 11th attacks.
The United States today more than doubled the number of individuals and organizations whose financial assets are to be frozen due to their suspected ties to terrorist organizations.
Tom Bearden examines the ways that the September 11 attacks have impacted Las Vegas and its economy.
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