Economy Aug 03

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What’s the Basic Function of the Stock Market?

Question: I would like to ask you two simple (some might say “simple-minded”) questions, which may be variants of a single question. No one has yet given me a clear, straightforward answer. Perhaps you can and will. 1) Why does…

Economy May 29

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How Might GM’s Bankruptcy Work?

Question: How might GM’s bankruptcy work? Paul Solman: For answers, I can’t improve upon this exchange with Wayne State law professor Laura Bartell, whose interview we’ll feature in our GM bankruptcy story, slated to run on Monday’s NewsHour. This…

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