Daniel Gross appears in the following:
Thursday, March 14, 2013
In a significant game-changer in the fast food industry, Taco Bell recently outpaced some of its main competitors with the launch of Doritos Locos Tacos, selling roughly one million of these tacos a day last year.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
The Dow hit a record high yesterday, but other economic indicators show lower wages and diminished household wealth. Dan Gross, columnist and global business editor at Newsweek and the Daily Beast, discusses what numbers really describe the overall state of the new US economy, and who stands to benefit and get left behind.
Friday, August 03, 2012
Mitt Romney's background at Bain Capital has become a big campaign issue. Most times, Bain Capital and Romney are grouped under the private equity banner. Other times, they're grouped under the venture capital banner. Which is it? Brooke speaks with Emily Mendell from the National Venture Capital Association and Dan Gross from Newsweek Dailybeast.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Since the financial collapse in 2008, Americans have become accustomed to hearing grim news about the state of the economy. But author and economics editor Daniel Gross has a more optimistic take. In his new book, "Better, Stronger, Faster: The Myth of American Decline and the Rise of a New Economy," Gross argues that the country's initial reaction to the economic hardships have paved the way for a brighter, stronger future.
Friday, September 23, 2011
Economics editor and columnist at Yahoo! Finance, Dan Gross, discusses why Operation Twist may not have worked in the 1960s and why many don't think it will work today.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The Federal Reserve has pledged to keep interest rates low for the foreseeable future. Does it change your behavior? Daniel Gross, columnist and economics editor at Yahoo! Finance, discusses the possible effects of this decision on the financial habits of individuals.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Demonstrators continue to protest in the streets of Athens today, amid violence and tear gas. Many Greeks are not happy with their government's upcoming vote on austerity measures, which would mean higher taxes and many spending cuts. If Greece's government does not pass the austerity measures, though, they would be at risk of not receiving a €12 billion bail-out, and becoming the first eurozone country to default.
Friday, June 03, 2011
President Obama will be speaking with workers at a Chrysler plant in Toledo, Ohio, on Friday. The visit comes on the back of a report released showing the government’s $80 billion auto bailout will only cost taxpayers about $14 billion at the end of the day – far less than originally expected. The report also shows the American car industry has created 115,000 jobs since the government stepped in. The president will be selling this as a big success story – but is it?
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Monday, September 06, 2010
President Obama is embarking on a week of focusing on the economy. He will visit Milwaukee to address Wisconsin's union workers; Cleveland, where he's expected to give details on his ideas to improve the economy and spark job growth; and back to Washington D.C. for a White House news conference on Friday.
Dan Gross, senior editor and finance expert at Newsweek, says tax breaks to encourage companies to hire will be the main item on Obama's agenda.
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Monday, May 31, 2010
It's Monday, which means it's time to check what's on the agenda this week. Marcus Mabry, associate national editor for The New York Times, and Dan Gross, senior editor and finance expert at Newsweek, look at what's ahead for BP; what unemployment numbers, due out on Friday, will say of the economy; and court hearings for two accused home-grown terrorists, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, the suspected Fort Hood shooter, and Faisal Shahzad, the accused Times Square bomber.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
What price should BP pay for the ongoing oil disaster? Dan Gross, senior editor at Newsweek and Slate columnist, previews the president's news conference on the oil spill. In his most recent column he asks for ideas of how best to punish or incentivize companies to adhere to better safety standards. Tell us your idea!
Friday, May 21, 2010
After months of debate and attacks from both sides of the aisle, the Senate passed a financial regulatory bill by a 59-39 vote, Thursday. The biggest change in the bill is the creation of an agency whose sole job is to monitor fairness of any product that is bought by the consumer. Next, the Senate and House versions of financial reform have to be reconciled and combined before heading to the president's desk, perhaps as early as the Fourth of July.
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Newsweek columnist, Dan Gross, tells us how the European Leaders' agreement to give Greece some debt relief may affect the U.S. markets. Among other things, Gross says it might be good news for Americans traveling overseas.
Friday, February 05, 2010
New numbers out this morning show an unexpected dip in the unemployment rate. The Labor Department put the rate at 9.7 percent for January, down from 10 percent. We get reaction from Newsweek columnist Dan Gross.
Friday, February 05, 2010
As European nations in the Iberian Peninsula fall deeper into debt, the U.S. markets came tumbling down on Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing just above 10,000 points. All this comes hours before new jobless numbers are released.
Monday, January 11, 2010
- Money Takeout: On Friday we looked at how painful job losses have been in the past two years. Today we ask Dan Gross, senior editor and finance expert at Newsweek, to update us on the jobs gained so far in 2010.
- Sports Takeouts: Sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin reviews the NFL's weekend wildcard playoff games.
- Listeners' Takeout: Responses to stories on airline security, racial profiling, and discussions inspired by Sen. Harry Reid's 2008 comments.