As part of his continuing coverage making sense of the economy, Paul Solman talks to Harvard economist Ben Friedman about the college graduates who continue to flock to Wall Street, three years into the financial crisis.
Stocks fell over a weak jobs report for May, which attributed the growth of employment to temporary U.S. Census jobs. For more on the jobs report and the market reaction, Jeffrey Brown talks to two market watchers.
By Carolyn O'Hara
The U.S. economy added 290,000 jobs in April, a welcome sign that an economic recovery may be taking root. But the unemployment rate also rose to 9.9 percent. Four economists and market watchers make sense of the latest jobs report.
In the latest in a series of reports making sense of the economy, Paul Solman examines troubles for both those receiving and those paying for jobless benefits in Florida, where jobless rates are the sixth highest in the country.
Haiti is asking the international community for $3.8 billion in aid to rebuild its torn infrastructure. Judy Woodruff reports on the international donor conference in New York and the U.S.'s pledge of $1.1 billion over the next two years.
As part of his continuing series of reports making sense of business and the economy, Paul Solman talks to MIT finance professor Andrew Lo about why he's asking Congress to keep investigating the financial crisis.
By Talea Miller
As Haitian President Rene Preval met with President Barack Obama Wednesday to discuss the aftermath of January's devastating earthquake, the PBS NewsHour asked three experts how Haiti's government should proceed with the massive task of recovery.
President Michelle Bachelet appealed to citizens of her country to remain calm, as the relief effort continues along Chile's coast after Saturday's massive earthquake. Margaret Warner reports.
Two weeks into the recovery effort in Haiti, thousands of survivors are still struggling to simply exist. Ray Suarez speaks with Margaret Warner from Haiti about the uneven relief effort.
By Carolyn O'Hara
With the end of a tumultuous economic year approaching, the PBS NewsHour asked several economists to look ahead to 2010 and answer one question: What other crises may be looming?…
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