Come On and Work It On Out

6 segments

The Federal Reserve is taking a cue from a 1960s program to stimulate the economy. Dan Gross, columnist and economics editor at Yahoo! Finance, explains how the Fed is planning to drive down long-term interest rates with Operation Twist. Plus: the latest census findings show one in five New Yorkers are living in poverty; New York Times columnist John Tierney and Roy Baumeister of Florida State University explore willpower; and a poet discusses his dyslexia.