After a report from the business editor of The Irish Independent, Maeve Dineen, Jeffrey Brown gets two views on the potential political impact of Ireland's bailout with economist Jacob Kirkegaard and George Washington University professor Scheherazade Rehman.
The Irish government accepted a bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund worth 80-90 billion euros. Faisal Islam of Independent Television News has a report from Dublin.
General Motors made a strong return to the stock market Thursday, marking a major turnaround after declaring bankruptcy and receiving a $50 billion bailout. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Michael Robinet of research group IHS Automotive and Micheline Maynard of Changing…
By Elizabeth Shell
Over a year ago, General Motors told investors its stock was worthless and to stop trading it. To say the company has experienced a turnaround is a bit of an understatement. After a month of speculation and a last-minute…
In other news Tuesday, European Union finance ministers met to discuss a possible bailout for Ireland, whose banks have more than $60 billion in real estate debt. In Haiti, the death toll from cholera passed 1,000 as two died in…
In other news Thursday, the House approved a long-delayed bill designed to help small businesses get lending from community banks. Republicans opposed the loan fund, calling it another bailout.
On a day that President Obama touted his administration's efforts to save the U.S. auto industry, Judy Woodruff assesses the state of the industry with Micheline Maynard, senior editor of Changing Gears, a new public media project focusing on the…
The Treasury Department's pay czar Ken Feinberg on Friday accused 17 Wall Street banks of overpaying executives during the financial crisis after receiving bailout money, but said the banks hadn't violated any laws. Jeffrey Brown discusses the matter with the…
Judy Woodruff talks with Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel about the effectiveness of the TARP bank bailout and a program aimed at helping homeowners steer clear of foreclosures.
In other news Monday, General Motors posted its first quarterly profit in nearly three years, thanks to strong sales of new models and expense cuts from its bankruptcy. And in Thailand, resistance leaders and security forces remain in a standoff…
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