Financial professionals work the phones on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City. Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news most days…

Apr 15

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How Does Investing Create Jobs?

Name: Scott Question: If my company's stock is currently $10 and then in a month goes to $20, how does this doubling show up on a company's balance sheet? And if it does not show up on a firm's balance…

Apr 12

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Tax day is breathing down our necks: just under one week left to file. And that's including this year's three-day extension; tax day bumped from the traditional April 15th to the 18th, since D.C. government workers have the day off…

Apr 12

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Tool$ Tuesday: Tips For Tax Day

Tax day is breathing down our necks: just under one week left to file. And that's including this year's three-day extension; tax day bumped from the traditional April 15th to the 18th since DC government workers are off Friday (the…

// Just hours away from a potential government shutdown, Paul Solman speaks via Skype with two economists on the financial implications of the budget impasse in this week's edition of "Weekonomics: Our Friday Roundup."…