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The Art of the Possible

Friday, October 31, 2008

As donations dry up, museums are dusting off their permanent collections.

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Plastic Wrap

Thursday, October 30, 2008

How credit cards are using sophisticated data analysis to tighten up consumer lending.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Bearish on Stocks

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

David Leonhardt, writes the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times, is more cautious than Warren Buffet when it comes to buying stocks now.

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Financial 411

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

It was a roller coaster session on Wall Street today, as the fed tried another move to stimulate the economy, cutting a key interest rate by half a percentage point to one percent, its lowest level in 50 years. The Dow closed down 74 points ...

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The $58 Trillion in the Room

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Find out what credit derivatives really are, and how they’ve affected Wall Street during the current financial crisis. Jesse Eisinger is senior writer and Wall Street columnist for Conde Nast, and author of "The $58 Trillion in the Room" for Portfolio magazine.

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New York State Governor Calls for More Cuts to Budget

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

In a briefing in his Manhattan office of the latest economic data, Paterson says falling revenues from Wall Street are tearing a one and a half billion dollar hole in the current budget, and a $12.5 billion one in the next budget.

PATERSON: We are also ...

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Governor Paterson's Budget Prognosis Grim

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Governor David Paterson took to a podium at his Midtown Manhattan office and offered a grim prognosis for New York State's economic health. His midyear assessment finds that Wall Street revenues have fallen so low, the state's current budget is now in the red by ...

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Dial Back 101 Years, Part II

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Financial historian Richard Sylla on what the response to the Panic of 1907 may tell us about the mess we’re in today.

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Governor's Grim Mid-Year Assessment

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Governor David Paterson took to a podium at his Midtown Manhattan office and offered a grim prognosis for New York State's economic health. His midyear assessment finds that Wall Street revenues have fallen so low, the state's current budget is now in the red by ...

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Dial Back 101 Years, Part I

Monday, October 27, 2008

Financial historian Richard Sylla explains how today’s financial crisis is a lot like the Panic of 1907 – and how the Panic influenced the 1908 presidential election.

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Wall Street Workers Leaving NYC For Fresh Start

Monday, October 27, 2008

Wall Street's loss may be other cities' gain.

Workers who are losing their New York jobs are moving to places they may not have considered before. Bankers and brokers say they're fleeing the city in favor of places such as Florida, the Midwest, and Asia.

KRAEGER: So ...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Greenspan's Blind Faith

Friday, October 24, 2008

Ben Jones, blogger and independent economic analyst for the Housing Bubble Blog says the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve had plenty of opportunities to see the writing on the wall for the current financial crisis.

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Mayor Mike, Money Maestro?

Friday, October 24, 2008

The Citizens Budget Commission’s Carol Kellermann says Michael Bloomberg’s reputation for budget mastery is deserved –- but he could have done more to tame spending.

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Act 3: Homeowners

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Momentum is building for a rescue plan for homeowners in trouble. But what would be the best way to help?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Capitalism's Disaster

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Naomi Klein, Canadian anti-globalism activist and the author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, reacts to the global financial crisis.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Joseph Stiglitz on Saving Capitalism

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Is the current financial crisis a threat to American capitalism as we know it? Leonard talks to Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and economist Michael Hudson. Both are contributors to the "How to Save Capitalism" forum in the current Nov. issue of Harper's magazine.

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WNYC News

A Band-Aid for Rite Aid

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Why delisting from stock exchanges is threatening household-name chains.

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Lehman's Ghosts

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

After Lehman went under, investors were owed billions in insurance on bonds. The deadline to settle those accounts was today.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Another Frightening Update on the Economy

Monday, October 20, 2008

Alex Blumberg, a producer at This American Life, and NPR correspondent Adam Davidson, talk about recent economic events.

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What Banks Want

Monday, October 20, 2008

Despite the recent meltdown, big financial institutions continue to lobby for less oversight and regulation.

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