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…
In an interview, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel discusses the Senate Finance Committee's passage of a health reform bill, the future for the public option and more.
Employers shed 263,000 jobs in September, more than analysts expected, bringing the jobless rate to 9.8 percent. Economics columnist David Leonhardt and labor expert Jacob Kirkegaard look at the numbers.
Unemployment jumped to 9.7 percent in August, but new data shows job cuts have slowed. Ray Suarez speaks with a financial expert about the labor market and economic recovery.
By Business Desk
Editor’s note: On tonight’s NewsHour, Paul visits a New York City job fair to get a sense of how many Americans who have been out of work for extended periods of time are coping with their job searches. There’s been…
As the nation looks for more signs of economic recovery, there were mixed signals on Friday as reports showed consumer spending rose slightly last month thanks in part to an increase in auto sales but incomes remained flat.
By Business Desk
Editor’s note: Next month, on September 24 and 25, world leaders will convene in Pittsburgh for the annual G20 summit. Atop the agenda: how to get the world economy firmly on the path to recovery. In today’s video conversation,…
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