Charlie Herman appears in the following:
Friday, August 03, 2012
This week a technical glitch in electronic trading sent the stocks of nearly 150 companies, like Bank of America and GE, on a wild ride.
It was the latest in a string of stock market snafus, including NASDAQ's botched Facebook IPO in May and the "flash crash" of 2010 when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 600 points only to recover minutes later.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Monday, July 30, 2012
On our Agenda for the week: Mitt Romney's international tour, the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank meet, and the monthly unemployment report is released.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Both campaigns responded to the Colorado shooting by pulling their ads in the state which could mean a week of toned-down campaigning. But then again, it might not.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Even though the original estimate for the cost of the London Olympics was $6.5 billion, this week it was announced the cost will be over 100 percent more at $13 billion.
This Week's Agenda: Second Quarter Earnings Reports, Republicans Continue to Plan ACA Repeal, and It's Hot Out
Monday, July 09, 2012
Public companies are releasing their second quarter earnings reports this week. They're a key indicator of how the economy is doing. Meanwhile, Republicans are stilling planning their strategy for repealing Obamacare.
Friday, July 06, 2012
Friday, June 29, 2012
The long wait is over. The Supreme has ruled. The health care law stands (mostly).
Monday, June 25, 2012
Friday, June 22, 2012
Next week, the Supreme Court will decide the fate of President Barack Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Care Act, which attempts to reorganize one fifth of the U.S. economy.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Every day, there’s another story that says THIS is the event that what will determine if the single currency experiment that is the euro survives: the Greek parliamentary election; the French presidential election; a bailout of Spain’s banking sector; the interest rates on Spain’s 10-year bond; the second parliamentary election in Greece.
Monday, June 18, 2012
This week on the agenda: Greek election fallout, a federal reserve meeting, ongoing presidential campaigning, and the Vagina Monologues.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Have you found a new job? Charlie Herman, WNYC business editor, reports that New York City added more jobs in the last four months than it had since the 1950s. Call in or post here with your positive economic indicators.