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    U.S. Economy

    Marilyn Geewax explained what economists would be looking for in the June 2014 jobs report in light of tweak gross domestic product figures for the first quarter of 2013. She also discussed…

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    Marilyn Geewax on U.S. Economy

    Marilyn Geewax spoke by telephone about the U.S. economy, including how the nation’s employment numbers influence economic indicators such as interest rates, trade, housing, and…

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    Unemployment and the U.S. Economy in 2013

    Marilyn Geewax talked about the just-released unemployment and jobs numbers for December 2012, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The unemployment rate…

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    Jobs Numbers and the Economy

    Marilyn Geewax spoke about the August 2012 employment report that indicated job growth of 96,000 jobs and a decrease in the unemployment rate to 8.1 percent. She also spoke about the…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Marilyn Geewax and Jim Tankersley talked about the state of the U.S. economy, and they answered viewers' phone calls and electronic communications. They discussed the factors that are…

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    Long-Term Unemployed and Underemployed Survey

    Marilyn Geewax talked about a new survey released this week by NPR and Kaiser which looks at the experiences and outlook of the long-term unemployed & underemployed in the U.S. She also…

    749 views
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    U.S. Food Prices

    Marilyn Geewax talked about rising food prices in the U.S. and globally, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the factors that are causing the…

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    U.S. Unemployment Rate

    Marilyn Geewax talked about the latest unemployment statistics and the U.S. economy. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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    Employment Outlook

    Marilyn Geewax talked about the meaning of the latest U.S. employment numbers (released that morning), areas of jobs growth in the upcoming decade, and National Public Radio’s series…

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    Economic Impact on Airline Industry

    Marilyn Geewax talked about a new NPR Series, “Troubled Skies.” The series looks at the impact the economy is having on both commercial and general…

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    Proposed Delta/Northwest Merger

    Marilyn Geewax discussed the proposed Delta/Northwest Airline Merger scheduled to be announced today and other airline issues. She responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

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    Economic Stimulus Plan

    Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad talked by remote video about the effort to develop an economic stimulus package. He talked about the plans being worked out by Congress and…

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    U.S. Economic Policy

    Edward Lazear talked about U.S. economic policy, the Federal Reserve’s recent rate cut, congressional hearings, and housing and mortgage issues. After he left, the reporters…

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    The President\'s Budget and Congress

    Senate Budget Committee chairman Senator Kent Conrad was interviewed by two journalists about fiscal issues. Topics included balancing the federal budget, taxes, congressional spending…

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    Pension Legislation

    Ms. Geewax talked about the details of the Pension Bill that had passed in Congress and was awaiting President Bush’s signature. The legislation affected some 44 million…

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    Minimum Wage Legislation

    Ms. Geewax spoke about minimum wage legislation. She discussed her work over the past year on a project about the efforts by Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) to get an up-or-down…

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    Corporate Scandals

    The twenty-third hour of the 25th anniversary of viewer calls focused on the year 2002, the economy, and the impact of several corporate scandals in American politics. Ms. Geewax…

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    Pension Plan Reform

    Participating by telephone, Ms. Geewax talked about pension plans and the Senate Finance Committee hearing on preventing the collapse of airline pension plans. She responded to…

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    Enron Investigation

    Marilyn Geewax spoke about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the obstruction of justice conviction against Enron’s auditor, Arthur Andersen and the status of…

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    Funding Company Pension Plans

    Ms. Geewax discussed proposed changes by Congress and the White House on how companies fund their pension plans. She described the proposals and how they would affect those who…

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