Charlie Herman appears in the following:
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.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Monday, May 21, 2012
Monday, May 14, 2012
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Monday, May 07, 2012
Monday, April 30, 2012
This Week's Agenda: Arizona's Immigration Law Goes Before the Supreme Court, Romney Continues on the Campaign Trail, & Panic Returns to the Eurozone
Monday, April 23, 2012
Friday, April 20, 2012
Don’t look now, but venture capital financing, both dollar amount and deals, fell in the first three months of this year compared to the same time last year.
This Week's Agenda: Financial Concerns in Spain and Italy, Israel-Palestine Talks, Fragile Ceasefire in Syria, Romneys' First Interview
Monday, April 16, 2012
This Week's Agenda: Suspects Arrested in Tulsa Shooting, Grand Jury in Trayvon Martin Case, Corporate Earnings Released
Monday, April 09, 2012
Friday, April 06, 2012
This Week's Agenda: Primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland, and DC; JOBS Act and Jobs Numbers; GOP Finally Coalescing Around Romney?
Monday, April 02, 2012
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Since Halloween 2011, an estimated $1.6 billion of customer funds have gone missing from failed brokerage firm MF Global. The hunt has taken months with few results.
Tomorrow, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hosts its third hearing on the matter, and there might be a clue on where to look. Takeaway business editor Charlie Herman tells us the big number to watch for: $200 million.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
See what business and economics editor Charlie Herman has on his morning reading list.
The Agenda: Supreme Court Hears Health Care Arguments, President Obama in South Korea, Consumer Sentiment Reports
Monday, March 26, 2012
This Week's Agenda: GOP Primary in Illinois, Senate Takes Up Deregulation Bill, Future of US in Afghanistan
Monday, March 19, 2012
GOP Presidential candidates take the fight for the nomination to Illinois, while the Senate takes up the JOBS Act, a business de-regulation bill that SEC Chair Mary Schapiro warns would expose investors to fraud. The U.N. Security council meets to discuss the future of Afghanistan, while American officials debate the American role in the country. Finally, the Transportation Security Administration announces new regulations for elderly passengers as the owners of the Mets go to trial over money they made in the Madoff scandal.
This Week's Agenda: Primaries in the South, the GOP and Women, Major Economic Indicators, and Another Greek Bailout
Monday, March 12, 2012
While moderate Republican and independent women express their frustration with the GOP's stance on social issues like contraception, President Obama's reelection team is trying to seize the moment and court female voters for November. Meanwhile, the Republican candidates head south, where primary voters will vote in Alabama and Mississippi on Tuesday. And while the jobs numbers looked promising last week, a number of new economic indicators will tell us much more about the economy this week, with figures on consumer spending, retail sales, and inflation. Finally, Eurozone finance ministers will decide whether Greece deserves a second bailout this week.
Friday, March 09, 2012
More and more college graduates cannot find a job in the field marked on their degree. But student loans won't wait, so many resort to working in the service industry at places like Walmart and Starbucks just to stay financially afloat. How long will this generation of college-education blue collar workers wait for the jobs they want?