After the announcement that General Motors Corp. had completed its 40-day stay under bankruptcy protection, CEO Fritz Henderson speaks to Judy Woodruff about the company's goals for remaking the struggling auto maker.
By PBS NewsHour
Review some of the key developments and coverage of the auto industry's troubles over the past year in this timeline.
Yesterday, we posted the latest segment from Paul’s Making Sen$e series. In it, he spoke to two very distinct groups — laid-off white collar executives and ex-cons looking for work — and was struck by what he heard from…
By PBS NewsHour
General Motors Corp. CEO Fritz Henderson announced Friday that the company emerged from bankruptcy and now begins the task of remaking the struggling American carmaker that was once the world's largest and most powerful.
Question: During a recent story about the demise of the auto industry, there was clip of a Model T Ford driving through the Ford Museum. The narration made the point that one of the things that made Henry Ford successful…
Robert Frank: A British reader posted the following query on my UK publisher’s web site: “Why do tube drivers get paid so much more than bus drivers?” An American economist trying to field questions about markets in the UK…
On last night’s NewsHour, Paul Solman got some perspective on the difficult job market from two very distinct groups: former executives and former prison inmates. What was striking when he met with the two groups of job seekers was…
Five months after President Obama signed the $787 billion stimulus package, some of the money has begun making its way to states. Experts measure the impact the funds have had on local communities.
In the next in his series on making sense of the financial news, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on those in society -- such as executives or ex-convicts -- who are struggling to find employment.
As economists search for signs that the recession is abating, a look at the breakdown of foreclosures in Patchwork Nation's community types finds that a new wave may be impacting the U.S. differently and could stall recovery.
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