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?…
Paul Solman speaks with economists Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff about the financial crisis and how it compares to previous economic meltdowns.
By Carolyn O'Hara
President Barack Obama unveiled plans Wednesday to shift government bailout efforts from Wall Street's banks to Main Street's small businesses by increasing lending and access to credit.
By Dave Gustafson
Retail sales for September fell by the largest amount this year, though most of the drop is attributed to cars sales plummeting at the end of the government's popular 'cash for clunkers' program.
Question: You have talked about a jobless recovery. What does it mean? Paul Solman: Boy, have we ever! Indeed, we did a whole series on the so-called “jobless recovery” back in 2003, one of whose stories was our…
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