Economy

Credit Card Bill of Rights

May 5, 2009

The House of Representatives passed a credit card holder’s “Bill of Rights” with strong backing from President Obama. A look at industry practices and efforts to curb abuse.

Frank Partnoy: "The Match King" (Public Affairs)

May 4, 2009

The story of a 1920s business genius whose innovations set the stage for our modern financial markets and whose spectacular fall led to the creation of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Bill Gates Sr: Showing Up for Life (Doubleday)

April 29, 2009

The father of Microsoft’s billionaire founder Bill Gates talks about family, friendship, and his work as co-chair of one of the world’s biggest philanthropic organizations.

Obama Administration First 100 Days

April 29, 2009

Diane and her guests reflect on President Obama’s first one hundred days in office, including what’s changed in Washington and what hasn’t and some of the biggest challenges ahead for his administration

News Roundup - Hour 2

April 24, 2009

The Friday News Roundup. The Taliban gains effective control of a key area near the capital of Pakistan. Europeans walk out on a speech at a UN conference by Iran’s president attacking Israel and suicide attacks in Baghdad leaves scores...

George Soros - "The Crash of 2008 and What it Means: The New Paradigm for Financial Markets"

April 21, 2009

George Soros is one of the wealthiest individuals in the world. The financier, philanthropist and political activist discusses the current economic crisis and what's ahead for the world economy.

President Obama's Domestic Agenda

April 21, 2009

President Obama convenes the first cabinet meeting of his administration. Diane and her guests discuss the president's plans to balance his ambitious domestic agenda with his goals to cut the budget and reform government.

News Roundup - Hour 2

April 17, 2009

The Friday News Roundup. President Obama stops in Mexico before attending the Summit of the Americas. North Korea kicks out U.N. nuclear inspectors and political protests in Thailand come to a peaceful end. A panel of journalists joins...

State of the U.S. Economy

April 15, 2009

President Obama defends his administration's efforts to revive the economy, but warn tough times lie ahead as the nation re-builds its financial system. Guest host Katty Kay of the B-B-C and her guests offer a look at the state of the...

Unemployment and Job Insecurity

April 13, 2009

Economists predict the recession could end later this year but the outlook for the job market remains bleak. A look at how Americans are coping with record unemployment, the on-going economic crisis, and job insecurity.

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