U.S. stock markets have begun to recover after a serious downturn in Chinese stock Tuesday caused shocks in markets around the globe, while raising questions about potential annd prolonged instability. Economic analyst Nick Perna discusses what's next for the stability…
The Dow Jones Industrial dropped 416 points today, the worst plunge since September 2001, after the Chinese market fell 9 percent. Jim Lehrer talks with an economics professor about the worldwide decline in stock prices.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surpassed 12,000, for the first time Wednesday. While the peak was only brief, it indicated that inflation and consumer prices were falling. A finance professor discusses the significance of this milestone.
Stocks fell sharply again on Wall Street Friday, dragging the Dow Jones Industrial Average down nearly 400 points to close just above 8,000.
Executives at Dow Jones & Co., the publisher of The Wall St. Journal, announced Thursday that slumping advertising revenues have prompted another round of layoffs.
The New York Times yesterday announced a second round of layoffs this year at its Internet division. Nearly 14 percent of employees will be let go.
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