Peter Coy

Peter Coy appears in the following:

Alternative to the Almighty Dollar?

Friday, October 26, 2018

The American dollar has ruled the global economy as the top currency for decades. Could a change be coming? 


Running Out of Cash in Puerto Rico

Friday, January 08, 2016

The island's governor has been warning for months it can't pay back the billions of dollars it owes. And the solutions being proposed could have ripple effects here on the mainland.


What a Climate Plan Could Mean for Wall Street

Friday, December 04, 2015

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are in Paris trying to write a plan to address climate change. Investors won't have a vote, but they're definitely watching. 


Aging and Long-Term Unemployment

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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.


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Government Shutdown Day 10

Thursday, October 10, 2013

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. 

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International News: G8 on Syria; Taliban Peace Talks

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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.

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July Jobs and the Fed

Friday, August 03, 2012

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.

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February Jobs Report

Friday, March 09, 2012

Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses this morning's jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Explainer: Corporate Tax Rates

Friday, February 24, 2012

President Obama has proposed overhauling the corporate tax structure, lowering the rate and eliminating loopholes. Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, explains. 

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Greek Austerity and Protest

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Peter Coy, Economics editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses the spending cuts approved by Greece's Parliament and how protestors there have reacted to demands from European lenders.

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Germany's Economic Exceptionalism

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Peter Coy, economics editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses his recent article on the German economy and the latest news on the Eurozone crisis. 

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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.

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On Lagarde

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, Peter Coy, will introduce us to Christine Lagarde, the new head of the IMF.

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New Jobs Numbers

Monday, February 07, 2011

Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses the Department of Labor's new jobs report released last Friday.

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Tax Cut Compromise

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Michael Scherer, White House Correspondent for TIME, and Peter Coy, economics editor at Bloomberg BusinessWeek, discuss the deal struck between Obama and Senate Republicans on extending the Bush Tax Cuts.

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Trouble in Europe

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg BusinessWeek, discusses the troubling economies of Portugal and Greece, and how their weakness could spell trouble for more stable nations around the world.

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Permatemp Nation

Monday, January 11, 2010

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.

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Who Needs Economists?

Monday, April 27, 2009

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 ...

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Special Knowledge

Monday, April 27, 2009

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.

2008 News Quiz: Economy

Monday, December 29, 2008

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 ...

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