Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, talks about the CBO report on the effect of Obamacare on jobs, plus age discrimination's part in long-term unemployment. Then Ruth Finkelstein, senior vice president of policy and planning for the New York Academy of Medicine, continues the discussion on aging and long-term unemployment and talks about her work on the Age-Smart Awards Program.
Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses the latest on negotiations to temporarily fund the government and avoid default, Janet Yellen's nomination for chair of the Federal Reserve, and how the shutdown is affecting government services for veterans and programs like Head Start.
The G8 summit was nominally about economic policy, but much of the talk centered on how the US and Russia will approach the Syrian conflict. Bloomberg Businessweek economics editor Peter Coy explains the G8 economic news, and Justin Vogt senor editor for Foreign Affairs, discusses the latest international developments. Plus, the latest from Afghanistan, where the Taliban announced yesterday that they will engage in peace talks, but then launched an attack alter in the day.
Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is stuck between the economic hawks, who are worried about high inflation, and doves, who want to spur employment. Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses this morning's jobs report and whether it will spur the Fed into further action.
President Obama says in September he'll send Congress "a very specific plan to boost the economy, to create jobs, and to control our deficit." Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, examines the president's options for such a plan.
The most recent numbers show that payrolls fell by 85,000 in December, indicating continued sluggishness is the jobs market. Peter Coy, economics editor at Bloomberg BusinessWeek, discusses the latest economic news, and how the rise of the temporary worker is altering the employment landscape.
Peter Coy, economic editor at Business Week, on how economists missed the crisis coming, but why we may still need them to get through the recession. Then, Nicholas Varchaver, senior editor for Fortune magazine, discusses his magazine's investigation in which a former Madoff associate reveals details of the massive ponzi ...
Have economists let us down, or are they the only ones who can help guide us out of the recession? Peter Coy explores our uneasy relationship with fiscal experts. Plus, museums are selling off their collections, cutting hours, and worrying about their future. And, NASA’s leadership vacuum.
Round two: America's economy. It was making headlines from the very start of 2008, with stock market plunges in January and February - then considered leftovers from the subprime mortgage crisis - that wound up being symptoms of a recession. Now, Peter Coy, the economic editor at BusinessWeek, checks ...