A worldwide slide in markets continued Monday on fears that governments' efforts to stabilize the volatile global economy will not be able enough to prevent a global recession.
Stock markets fell Wednesday on news of weak corporate earnings and continued fears of a global recession. Economic analysts and reporters discuss the market's fall and the worldwide impact of the financial crisis.
By PBS NewsHour
U.S. stocks rose Monday following word from President Bush, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso over the weekend that they plan to hold a series of summits on the global financial crisis.
Although U.S. stocks surged in the final moments, stocks in Europe and Asia dropped Thursday as fears of a worldwide recession grow. Journalists and an economics analyst discuss.
The U.S. financial meltdown has become a globalized crisis, spreading to Europe and emerging markets. The managing director of the International Monetary Fund explains the importance of restoring confidence among banks and consumers, coordinating efforts among countries and the IMF's…
Ahead of the Group of Eight summit in Japan next week, World Bank President Robert Zoellick is calling on world leaders to renew their focus on the global food crisis what efforts to address food shortages as commodities' values escalate.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson speaks with Jim Lehrer about World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz's troubles, the potential impact on the international body, and U.S.-China economic relations ahead of Paulson's meeting with Chinese officials next week.
The government of Zimbabwe warned Western diplomats Monday that they would be expelled from the country if they encourage the political opposition to President Robert Mugabe. NPR correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault details the recent political unrest and violence.
The International Monetary Fund has intervened in dozens of economic crises in the past decade and its help has drawn both praise and criticism. Paul Solman speaks with Rodrigo de Rato y Figaredo, managing director of the IMF, about the…
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