As part of his continuing coverage of Making Sen$e of financial news, economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from Rhode Island on the struggles that states are facing over how to calculate investment returns for public pension funds to keep them…
Gwen Ifill talks to PBS correspondents from New York, Virginia and California about the state of local economies.
President Obama faces falling poll numbers with many Americans claiming they have lost faith in the president's ability to handle the economic crisis.
Word trickled down that the federal government will impose tax hikes on major financial institutions. Judy Woodruff speaks with experts about what this could mean for the economy.
The unemployment rate held steady at 10 percent in December, according to new figures released Friday. As part of his continuing series of reports on making sense of the economy, Paul Solman travels to Atlanta to gauge the hiring outlook…
In terms of the economy, it's good riddance to 2009. As for 2010, Ray Suarez speaks with a panel of experts about reasons for hopes and fears in the new year.
America's understanding of the Great Depression has, in large part, been shaped by the photography of Dorothea Lange. With the nation once again steeped in financial turmoil, Lange's images have taken on new relevance. Jeffrey Brown reports.
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