As President Obama and GOP presidential candidates talk about reviving the U.S. manufacturing sector in hopes of creating jobs, how realistic is that goal in the face of continued outsourcing and machines filling jobs once held by humans? Ray Suarez…
With all the strife over public sector unions, including irate e-mails in response to our pension coverage on the program, we thought we'd lighten the mood today by sharing some recent political cartoons.
By Elizabeth Shell
Many were surprised to hear New York City schools chief Joel Klein was stepping down to rejoin the private sector after eight years heading up the nation's largest public school system and being part of a U.S. school reform debate.
Private-sector job growth in October surprised analysts, but U.S. unemployment held steady at 9.6 percent. "This is not progress," economist Paul Krugman told Judy Woodruff, while Douglas Holtz-Eakin said job growth has hit an "unacceptable anemic pace."…
The 2008 downfall of financial giant Lehman Brothers prompted global efforts to avoid another international financial crisis. Two financial reporters, John Cassidy and Andrew Ross Sorkin, talk about what we've learned in the two years since Lehman's collapse and what's…
Two years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, central bankers from 27 countries agreed to new rules that include substantially raising the amount of capital that banks must hold in reserve in hopes of preventing another global financial crisis.
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