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Daniel Gross

Newsweek

Daniel Gross is a columnist for Newsweek.

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The Taco Bell Takeover

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.

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Does the Record Dow Matter?

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.

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The Differences Between Venture Capital and Private Equity

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.

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Finding the Brighter Side to America's Economic Decline

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.

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Don't Get It Twisted

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.

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Do Low Interest Rates Make a Difference?

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.

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Defaulting May Not Be A Greek Tragedy

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.

 

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Was the Auto Bailout Worth the Money?

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?

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Coming (Too?) Soon: Black Friday Sales

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

With sales starting even earlier this year, many on Thanksgiving Day, Daniel Gross, columnist and economics editor for Yahoo! Finance, talks about the 'Black Friday creep.' Plus, a look at holiday sales forecasts and seasonal employment. 

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This Week's Agenda: Obama and the Economy, BP, and the Quran

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.

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BP Dividends and Escrow

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Daniel Gross, senior editor at Newsweek and Slate columnist, discusses BP's announcement that they will create a $20 billion fund to pay spill claims and suspend shareholder dividend payments this year.

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This Week's Agenda: Oil, Jobs, and Terror Suspects

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.

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Making BP Pay

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!

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Financial Overhaul Passes the Senate

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.

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The Efficient Life

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Slate has launched a project called "The Efficient Life" that collects everyday tips on how to save energy. Daniel Gross, senior editor at Newsweek and Slate columnist, discusses the new endeavor.

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How America Will React to Europe Helping Greece

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.

 

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Unemployment Rate Drops to 9.7%

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.

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Stocks Tumble as Americans Brace for New Unemployment Figures

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.

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Takeouts: Jobs, NFL Wildcards, Listeners on Reid and Race

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.

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Estate Tax Lapse

Monday, January 04, 2010

The estate tax, sometimes dubbed 'the death tax', is no longer in effect for 2010. Daniel Gross, senior editor at Newsweek and columnist at Slate, discusses the policy and politics of the estate tax.

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