For the second time in two months, the Federal Reserve cut key interest rates Wednesday. A financial analyst describes what the Fed's decision may mean for the American economy.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson delivered a somber assessment of the U.S. economy Tuesday, calling the housing and credit crunch "the most significant current risk" to the economy. Financial experts look at the factors affecting the nation's economic health, including sky-high…
In the second of a two-part conversation, Jim Lehrer talks with former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan about the impact of the Federal Reserve and his recently published book, "The Age of Turbulence."…
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by half a point Tuesday, causing major gains in the stock market. Financial analysts discuss the move and what it means for the U.S. economy.
The Federal Reserve is expected to cut interest rates to help shore up the nation's economy. The NewsHour's Paul Solman examines the Federal Reserve's plans and what they mean for the economy.
Stock markets endured another week of highs and lows. The NewsHour talks to financial analysts about recent actions by the Federal Reserve and major financial institutions and what they may mean for the uneven market.
America's shifting housing market is having a ripple effect on buyers of different income levels and causing some mortgage companies to close. A professor and a market journalist explain the problems with the current housing market.
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