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  • Friday, Dec. 2, 2011
    Friday, Dec. 2, 2011
    Episode 12.02.11
    Unemployment hits its lowest level in 2 1/2 years. Enron "whistleblower" Sherron Watkins talks about her experience with the infamous energy giant. American Airlines bankruptcy leaves retirees to wonder who will pay their pension plan. At best, Europe's debt problem will go from calamity to chronic problem, says "Market Monitor" guest. A senior citizen-age veteran beats the odds and finds a job.moreless
  • Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011
    Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011
    Episode 12.01.11
    Massachusetts sues big banks over foreclosures. Luxury retail is expected to do well in spite of the fragile economy. Next week's European Summit is a critical time for EU leaders. When energy trading company Enron imploded 10 years ago they took down the accounting firm Arthur Andersen. How to teach kids about saving money over time.moreless
  • Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
    Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
    Episode 11.30.11
    Stocks soar as the world's central banks make it easier for banks to borrow money. How the fall of Enron, changed the face of corporate regulation. Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt discusses Enron's impact on gov. rules. Stock market analysis from Cash Machine's Bryan Perry. As people spend more time on social media, real lives and online lives are overlapping.moreless
  • Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011
    Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011
    Episode 11.29.11
    American Airlines lands in bankruptcy. Council of Economic Advisers Chairman, Alan Krueger talks about what's at stake if the payroll tax cuts get extended. Ex-Enron employees talk about what has changed since Enron ended 10 years ago. And a look at Enron legacy Sarbanes Oxley Act of 200. In Beyond the Scoreboard, we look at the value of American Airlines' investment in sports naming.moreless
  • Monday, Nov. 28, 2011
    Monday, Nov. 28, 2011
    Episode 11.28.11
    Hopes for European stability fuel a Wall Street rally. Analysis from an online marketing expert. The Chevy Volt's government investigation has GM doing damage control. Investors should buy U.S. stocks, and push Europe aside, says This week is the 10th anniversary of Enron's falling. Hear former employees of the energy giant talk about the company's implosion.moreless
  • Friday, Nov. 25, 2011
    Friday, Nov. 25, 2011
    Episode 11.25.11
    Black Friday crowds are bigger and younger than previous years. American Express CEO on "Small Business Saturday." Pre-paid debit cards are convenient, but at a cost. Too much optimism about the banking sector is putting investors at risk, says Market Monitor guest Bernie Schaeffer.
  • Women in Leadership: Pamela Newman
    Pamela Newman is President & CEO of Aon's Newman Team, where she represents many Fortune 500 firms. Aon is a global risk management, insurance, and human resources company. This Thanksgiving special is part of NBR's series Women in Leadership.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011
    Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011
    Episode 11.23.11
    A disastrous bond auction in Germany drives U.S. stocks down. Sequestrian-- it's the name for the more than $1 trillion in automatic budget cuts coming in 2013. GameStop's CEO talks about why the company is cutting its sales outlook. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer explains why Cyber Monday may be a good opportunity to boost your portfolio.moreless
  • Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011
    Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011
    Episode 11.22.11
    Bank Stress Tests, GDP Growth Rate at 2.5 Percent; Travel Industry Bucks Unemployment; Medicare Dr. Payments may get cut thanks to the Congressional Super Committee's failure; Mark O'Meara talks about the business of Golf in our Beyond the Scoreboard report; Silver Lining in Super Committee Failure.
  • Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
    Monday, Nov. 21, 2011
    Episode 11.21.11
    The super committee debt deal is a no-go. U.S. debt worry is causing a sell-off in Europe and on Wall Street. The Eurozone is still in trouble, but says there are a few European stocks worth buying. The super committee's failure has taught American Action Forum's Douglas Holtz-Eakin a few lessons on public policy.moreless
  • Friday, Nov. 18, 2011
    Friday, Nov. 18, 2011
    Episode 11.18.11
    The deadline nears for the Super Committee budget cutting deal. We try to predict what will happen if deal isn't reached. Tis the season for pink slips and pay cuts. Market Monitor Erik Ristuben, Chief Invest. Strategist, Russell Investments sees a bearish end of the year for Wall Street. Stephen Schwarzman, Chmn. and CEO, The Blackstone Group talks about boosting the entrepreneurial spirit.moreless
  • Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011
    Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011
    Episode 11.17.11
    Two big exclusives. Bill Dudley, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York talks thinks the Central Bank has more tools to fix the economy, but it could use a little help from Congress. And Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman says he's focusing on U.S. commercial real estate.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011
    Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011
    Episode 11.16.11
    Oil prices rise to more than $102 a barrel. We get analysis from John Kilduff, Partner, Again Capital; The Congressional Super Committee is far from finding ways to cut $2 Trillion from the deficit. Energy Secretary Steven Chu to get grilled about Solyndra on Capitol Hill. Stock Analyst Hilary Kramer talks about Bank of America in her weekly "Street Critique" interviewmoreless
  • Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011
    Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011
    Episode 11.15.11
    Occupy Wall Street protesters get evicted. October retail sales could boost holiday sales. Jeffrey Kleintop Chief Market Strategist, LPL Financial forecasts the chances of a year end rally. The Federal Housing Administration needs a bail out. Rahm Emanuel talks about getting Chicago back to work. NBA lockout update. Commentator Stuart Kirk of the Financial Times looks at Italy's crisis.moreless
  • Monday, Nov. 14, 2011
    Monday, Nov. 14, 2011
    Episode 11.14.11
    Obama's health care plan is heading to the Supreme Court. A look at what's coming up for the market this week. Berkshire Hathaway's buying over 5% of IBM. Could Wal-Mart be the next tech giant? What it will take to get people to create start-ups. "Out of the Box" thinkers are some of the country's top business leaders, says entrepreneurship expert Ken Colwell.moreless
  • Friday, Nov. 11, 2011
    Friday, Nov. 11, 2011
    Episode 11.11.11
    Oil prices close in on $100 a barrel for the first time since summer. It will be several more years before energy from Canada's oil sands will be piped into the U.S. Students and consumer advocates say colleges aren't doing enough to help them understand the price of college. Market Monitor guest Eugene Peroni says the technical characteristics of the stock market are improving.moreless
  • Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011
    Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011
    Episode 11.10.11
    US Markets Welcome Italy & Greece leadership changes but worry of problems coming here. Fourth Quarter outlook. Federal regulators order review of US Futures Trading firms amid MF Global failure. Banking Analyst Mike Mayo tells us about the risks to the US by financial firms in Europe. A look at what qualifies as rich.moreless
  • Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
    Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
    Episode 11.09.11
    A look at Italy's debt crisis impact on US markets. Stuart Schweitzer, Vice Chairman, JP Morgan Private Bank analyzes the Italy impact. Republicans on the Super committee offer up tax hikes. Our Street Critique guest, Hilary Kramer has tips on investing in cloud computing. Ideas for making a profit in uncertain economic times.moreless
  • Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011
    Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011
    Episode 11.08.11
    Italy continues to make its move as the new epicenter of the European financial crisis. In this exclusive interview former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin talks about Italy, the economy and banks. Small businesses are using a new way to raise money for their startups. The NFL season was in jeopardy just a few months ago, but now the organization is hitting new revenue highs.moreless
  • Monday, Nov. 7, 2011
    Monday, Nov. 7, 2011
    Episode 11.07.11
    Italy takes the spotlight of European politics. SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro sits down for an interview. The financial gap between younger and older Americans is larger than its ever been. The clock is clicking for the super committee, the group in charge of reducing the U.S. deficit. Former Mitt Romney Economic Advisor Glenn Hubbard has some advice for the group.moreless
  • Friday, Nov.4, 2011
    Friday, Nov.4, 2011
    Episode 11.04.11
    Jobs are added and unemployment rate falls but economic outlook remains disappointing. Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and Co-Chief Invest. Offcr, PIMCO weighs in on European debt crisis. Unemployment takes a toll on teens who want to work. Market Monitor, Mark Skousen, Editor, "Forecasts and Strategies" predicts a market rally return.
  • Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011
    Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011
    Episode 11.03.11
    Fred Bergsten, Dir., Peterson Inst. For Intl. Economics analyzes the latest in the Greece Financial crisis. Des Moines, Iowa Financial hub. October retail numbers give merchants a pre-holiday spending scare. Michael Farr Author, "The Arrogance Cycle" is our Street Critique guest. Time is Money in our Kids and Cash series.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011
    Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011
    Episode 11.02.11
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sees slower economic growth but is ready to act if necessary. Charles Reinhard, Deputy Chief Invest. Officer, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney analyzes the Fed forecast and the latest market action. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad explains how his state's economy has outpaced the rest of the country. The European debt crisis claims its first US victim, MF Global.moreless
  • Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011
    Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011
    Episode 11.01.11
    Turmoil in Greece triggers a stock sell-off. GOP pres. candidates are talk lower taxes & trade with Tom. October auto numbers show that car sales are picking up. Renewable energy is key for fixing the economy, says "Reinventing Fire" author Amory Lovins. The Cardinals World Series win could put $60 million into the St. Louis economy. The U.S. economy isn't as bad as it seems, says "Rush" author.moreless
  • Monday, Oct. 31, 2011
    Monday, Oct. 31, 2011
    Episode 10.31.11
    Halloween closes out a monstrous monthly gain for stocks. As MF Global files for bankruptcy protection, bank stocks fall sharply. What's moving the US markets amid European banking crisis. President Obama wants to combat problems caused by prescription drug shortages. The debate on tax code reform is underway in Washington.
  • Friday, Oct. 28, 2011
    Friday, Oct. 28, 2011
    Episode 10.28.11
    Consumers are still spending but not saving and earning. Taking a ride on with the Medallion Taxi. Gary Motyl of Templeton Global Equity is the Market Monitor.
  • Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011
    Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011
    Episode 10.27.11
    The US Economy gains 3rd quarter momentum. Eurozone leaders workout a deal to deal with the debt crisis. Jim Awad, Managing Director, Zephyr Management analyzes the Eurozone deal and the impact on America's economy. AON CEO, Greg Case talks about how his company handles risk management. Alfred Edmond Jr., Sr. V.P. and Editor-at-Large, Black Enterprise says it's time for companies to listen.moreless
  • Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011
    Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011
    Episode 10.26.11
    Eurozone leaders work together to deal with debt crisis. Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally talks about what's driving his company's future plans. Super Committee holds public hearing. Will On-line shoppers save Christmas? Our Street Critique guest, Michael Farr, President, Farr, Miller and Washington says the road to financial ruin begins with arrogance.moreless
  • Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011
    Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011
    Episode 10.25.11
    Investors focus on the three E's economy, Europe, and earnings. Honeywell CEO David Cote explains what America should be doing to stay competitive in the global economy. The President says new rules are on the way for student loans. As the NBA lockout drags on, some teams are losing as much as $1.5 million of ticket revenue a game.moreless
  • Monday, Oct. 24, 2011
    Monday, Oct. 24, 2011
    Episode 10.24.11
    Underwater home owners will be allowed to refinance under President Obama's new plan. Housing market update. Netflix releases its third quarter earnings. Banks are looking to take housing developments that went bust off of their books. What will happen if the President and Congress don't work together, Rutgers' Bill Rodgers gives his take.moreless
  • Friday, Oct. 21, 2011
    Friday, Oct. 21, 2011
    Episode 10.21.11
    Hope for a solution to Europe's debt crisis helps push blue chip stocks. Get a preview of next week's European Summit. Groupon's going public, some say it's worth $11 billion. It is possible to find stable investments in the volatile market, says Market Monitor guest Randall Eley.
  • Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011
    Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011
    Episode 10.20.11
    Microsoft's profits are growing, but it's still hovering at the same price it was 10 years ago. Donald Trump says China's taking advantage of the U.S. Social media is a big part of marketing, Three Ships Media's Zach Clayton explains. See some winning eco-friendly homes. Teach your kid how to make a budget and set goals.moreless
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011
    Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011
    Episode 10.19.11
    Europe's debt crisis causes volatility on Wall Street. David Menlow, President, looks at how trading volatility is impacting the IPO market. The US vs China solar panal war. Sports Business Analyst Rick Horrow sits down with Cliff Viner, Owner of the Florida Panthers to talk business and sports. Female entrepreneurs should be part of any startup game plan.moreless
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011
    Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011
    Episode 10.18.11
    Tech Stocks and big bank earnings. Hilary Kramer of crunches the numbers. We breakdown Herman Cain's 999 tax plan. The Credit Union alternative. Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker's wake up call for college students. Occupy Wall Street's reality check.
  • Monday, Oct. 17, 2011
    Monday, Oct. 17, 2011
    Episode 10.17.11
    Europe announces plan to deal with debt crisis sparking sell off on Wall Street. Fred Cannon Dir. of Research and Chief Equity Strategist, KBW has the outlook for banks. Tom Porcelli Chief U.S. Economist, RBC Capital Markets explains flash recession. Senate Demorats offer a new strategies for getting a jobs bill passed.'s James Rogers will look ahead at Apple's future.moreless
  • Friday, Oct. 14, 2011
    Friday, Oct. 14, 2011
    Episode 10.14.11
    Consumers are spending and retail sales are soaring. Occupy Wall Street protesters want student loans erased. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says combining diplomacy and business is essential to economic recovery. Hospitals are improving business with factory models. And our Market Monitor is Robert Stovall Managing Dir. and Strategist, Wood Asset Mgmt.moreless
  • Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011
    Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011
    Episode 10.13.11
    Google earnings beat the street. Raj Rajaratnum sentenced to 11 years. Skanska CEO Mike McNally talks about the increase in infrastructure projects. Volkswagon delivers the new beetle to Oprah audience members. Ways to restore trust amid all the economic tumoil.
  • Wednesday, Oct.. 12, 2011
    Wednesday, Oct.. 12, 2011
    Episode 10.12.11
    Congress gears up to pass trade deals. Chevy unveils the Spark. Trending job loss on Wall Street. How to Fill the Emergency Fund. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer talks about Investing in Government Spending.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011
    Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011
    Episode 10.11.11
    A bad start to the earnings season, Alcoa posts a skimpy profit. Banks may face tighter regulations as the FDIC reveals its draft of the Volcker rule. Confidence in Europe gets shaken after today's rejection by Slovakia. The first two weeks of the NBA season are cancelled, Oklahoma City has poured millions of dollars into their basketball franchise.moreless
  • Monday, Oct. 10, 2011
    Monday, Oct. 10, 2011
    Episode 10.10.11
    Stocks surge on word that France and Germany are going to make a plan to fix Europe's debt crisis. Netflix abandons spinning off its DVD rental business. Get the holiday retail outlook, find out why this year's sales are expected to be ho-hum. European debt default-- or no default-- how to get in on Eurozone investing opportunities.moreless
  • Friday, Oct. 7, 2011
    Friday, Oct. 7, 2011
    Episode 10.07.11
    Job creation isn't enough to help the economy. Gene Sperling Director, National Economic Council tells us why Congress needs to pass American Jobs Act now. Colorado's recipe for success in the restaurant start up game. Mark Leibovit, Chief Market Strategist, says gold is a shining investment. Katrina Aguirre strikes job gold at McDonald's in our "You're Hired" series.moreless
  • Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011
    Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011
    Episode 10.06.11
    Apple after Steve Jobs. Occupy Wall Street protesters speak up. Help Wanted in the oil industry. Healthcare coverage open season begins. Carmen Wong Ulrich,Author, "The Real Cost of Living" sorts out all the insurance options. The Steve Jobs affect on home computers.
  • Wednesday, Oct.. 5, 2011
    Wednesday, Oct.. 5, 2011
    Episode 10.05.11
    Oil prices rebound. Loew's CEO Andrew Tisch tells us what his company is doing to help fix the economy. Arizona sees small comeback in construction. Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer explains why she's taking a fresh look at small cap stocks. And how to land savings in air travel.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
    Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
    Episode 10.04.11
    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says the economy is "close to faltering." The iPhone 4S is unveiled and it's the first iPhone available for Sprint Nextel. Kraft Foods CEO Irene Rosenfeld discusses the company's "healthier" food. Japan's tsunami and earthquake has left uncertainty communities hit by the disaster. Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross talks about building a successful NFL franchise.moreless
  • Monday, Oct. 3, 2011
    Monday, Oct. 3, 2011
    Episode 10.03.11
    Stocks hit new lows for the year. "That Used to Be Us" author says today's bad financial habits will hurt future generations. Lawmakers pass a bill that makes it easier to slap tariffs on Chinese goods. Japan's recovery efforts may help boost the region.
  • Friday, Sep. 30, 2011
    Friday, Sep. 30, 2011
    Episode 09.30.11
    The ugly third quarter ends for stocks. Warren Buffett visits Wall Street. Bank versions of pay day loans. What do protesters want from Wall Street? Market Monitor, Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist, S&P Capital IQ has the 4th quarter Outlook.
  • Thursday, Sep. 29, 2011
    Thursday, Sep. 29, 2011
    Episode 09.29.11
    We learn about Europe's version of the government bailout known as European Financial Stability Facility . PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian reacts to bailout boost plan. Third Quarter preview. We tour Solar Decathalon Homes in our Planet Forward report. And we look at teens at work in our Kids and Cash report.moreless
  • Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011
    Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011
    Episode 09.28.11
    Amazon unveils the Kindle Fire. FTC orders Reebok to repay customers for false claims about footwear. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer goes shopping for peanut butter and jam. And how to save more on healthcare benefits.
  • Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2011
    Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2011
    Episode 09.27.11
    As stocks rally some analysts see it as a turning point. Housing prices are up, but there's still uncertainty. Toll Brothers' CEO talks about what it will take to repair the housing. Chelsea Clinton joins the board of internet giant IAC/Interactive, but some wonder if she's qualified. The state of sports advertising revenue. Entrepreneurial Advice: the difference between purpose and passion.moreless
  • Monday, Sep. 26, 2011
    Monday, Sep. 26, 2011
    Episode 09.26.11
    Some see the drop in gold as a buying opportunity. Companies are cutting jobs at the upper management level. Cutting regulation will help boost the economy, says American Action Forum's Doug Holtz-Eakin.
  • Friday, Sep. 23, 2011
    Friday, Sep. 23, 2011
    Episode 09.23.11
    Gauging the mood on Wall Street after a volatile week. Solyndra executives get grilled on Capitol Hill. Chris Orndorff Sr. Portfolio Manager, Western Asset Management is our Market Monitor. The Airline Industry braces for turbulent financial times. How Brooks Brothers is changing with the times.
  • Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011
    Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011
    Episode 09.22.11
    The Dow dives amid global economic fears and the Fed's lack of faith. John Lipsky of the IMF on the G-20 talks. Meg Whitman named HP CEO. A look at how a slow down in international exports could sink some American businesses. And in our Kids and Money segment, making saving the family's business.moreless
  • Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011
    Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011
    Episode 09.21.11
    The Federal Reserve launches Operation Twist. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer of tells us what traders are saying about Operation Twist. HP may be looking for a new CEO. And new ideas for the retirement minded investor.
  • Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011
    Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011
    Episode 09.20.11
    The IMF downgrades its global economic outlook. Paul Reilly of Raymond James discusses the markets and the upcoming Federal Reserve Meeting. Robert Dieterich of Bloomberg Markets Magazine talks about who's moving the markets. Eliminating the middle man in the media. And Hank Williams Jr is ready for some football.
  • Monday, Sep. 19, 2011
    Monday, Sep. 19, 2011
    Episode 09.19.11
    President Obama unveils his plan to cut the deficit. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner talks about the Obama's deficit plan, the U.S. economy, and Europe's debt problem. A federal reserve meeting preview and former Treasury Secretary George Schultz shares his ideas on how to get the economy growing.
  • Friday, Sep. 16, 2011
    Friday, Sep. 16, 2011
    Episode 09.16.11
    Wall Street has a week long winning streak. Preparing and protecting your portfolio. Waves of applicants hope to fill a handful of jobs. What should Yahoo do? And our Market Monitor, Frank Cochrane Pres., Investment Timing Consultants sounds bearish.
  • Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011
    Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011
    Episode 09.15.11
    World Banks rescue European Banks. What's moving the US markets amid European banking crisis. House Speaker John Boehner rebuffs the American Jobs Act. David Kirchhoff Pres. and CEO, Weight Watchers International talks about the business of losing weight. In our Kids and Cash series we learn the ins and outs of insurance.moreless
  • Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011
    Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011
    Episode 09.14.11
    The latest on the Eurozone. Greece will remain part of the European Union. Simon Johnson Professor, MIT Sloan School analyzes what's going on in the Eurozone. UPS CEO Scott Davis givs his take on the economy and tells us about UPS My Choice. President Obama takes his push for the American Jobs Act to North Carolina. Ways to help small businesses grow.moreless
  • Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011
    Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011
    Episode 09.13.11
    A record number of Americans are living in poverty. The super committee has its 1st public hearing on reducing the deficit. Target's highly anticipated Missoni fashion line hits stores. The business of tennis.
  • Monday, Sep. 12, 2011
    Monday, Sep. 12, 2011
    Episode 09.12.11
    Bank of America says its cutting 30,000 positions as the President sends his jobs plan to Congress. Greece's potential debt default would mean more problems for the U.S. economy. This year's harvest could be the smallest since 2005. European volatility is affecting the ETF market. Growth economics is needed in Washington's policy debate, says Kauffman Foundation's Tim Kane.moreless
  • Friday, Sep. 9, 2011
    Friday, Sep. 9, 2011
    Episode 09.09.11
    NBR brings you perspective from people that were in New York during the disaster and analysis on how it continues to impact the airline and homeland security industries.
  • Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Episode 09.08.11
    Capitol Hill weighs in ahead of the President's jobs proposal. Caesar's Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman explains what CEO's need to hear from the President. Recession worries intensify. Back to school resolutions to teach kids about money.
  • Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011
    Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011
    Episode 09.07.11
    A sneak preview of President Obama's jobs proposal. Bank of America executive shake-up. In How to Fix the Economy, we discuss reasons behind business leader pessimism about the economy. How to change your investment strategy in uncertain times.
  • Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2011
    Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2011
    Episode 09.06.11
    Recession worries return. Mohamed El-Erian of Pimco says President Obama's speech is Mission Critical. Silicon Valley is hiring. Blockbuster versus Netflix in our Word on the Street segment.
  • Young Entrepreneurs Take Good Ideas to Successful Start-ups
    We talk with several young business owners to find out how they went from an idea to running a successful company.
  • Friday, Sep. 2, 2011
    Friday, Sep. 2, 2011
    Episode 09.02.11
    Zero job growth sparks triple digit selling. The Feds Sue Big Banks. We check out Ubreak I fix. Our Market Monitor-Jack Ablin of Harris Private Bank goes on the defensive about his investment strategy. Vito Miceli of Yacht Controller tells us how he found his new job the old fashioned way in our You're Hired series.moreless
  • Thursday, Sep 1, 2011
    Thursday, Sep 1, 2011
    Episode 09.01.11
    White House cuts growth forecast for the economy. Will September remain the worst month for stocks? Goldman Sachs to sell mortgage servicing business. A look at the slow pace of start ups in our How to Fix the Economy series. And in Kids and cash, a superhero helps to supersize saviCgs.moreless
  • Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011
    Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011
    Episode 08.31.11
    AT-and-T and T-Mobile merger blocked by the DOJ. Job market expected to stay in holding pattern. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer of weighs in on gold, energy, and technology investments. A look at the buy young initiative.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011
    Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011
    Episode 08.30.11
    A housing jump helps the economy, but the improvement may be temporary. Children of immigrants run many top U.S. companies, meet one Chicago entrepreneur that is working to do the same. Dividend yielding stocks are the place to invest, says analyst. People should feel thankful in spite of the weak economy, says Black Enterprise chief.moreless
  • Monday, Aug. 29, 2011
    Monday, Aug. 29, 2011
    Episode 08.29.11
    Hurricane Irene's damage estimates are in the billions of dollars. Hurricane Irene deals a blow to the transportation industry. President Obama gets a new economic head. Spending is on the rise, consumers buy more in July. Computers may be to blame for stock market swings says Idealab's Harry Lin.
  • Friday, Aug. 26, 2011
    Friday, Aug. 26, 2011
    Episode 08.26.11
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke offers optimism not stimulus for the economy. Fred Bergsten Dir. Peterson Inst. For Intl. Economics shares his impression of Bernanke's speech. The New York Stock Exchange braces for Hurricane Irene. How consumers are coping with the economy in our How to Fix the Economy series. Our Market Monitor guest is David Kotok, Chairman and CIO at Cumberland Advisors.moreless
  • Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011
    Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011
    Episode 08.25.11
    Warren Buffett invests 5 billion dollars in Bank of America. Outlook for Apple sans Steve Jobs. In our Planet Forward series we look at the concept of floating homes. And in Kids and Cash a lesson on budgeting.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011
    Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011
    Episode 08.24.11
    Gold loses prices plunge more than 11 dollars. A preview of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's trip to Jackson Hole, WY. Hurricane Irene's potential impact on the US economy. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer of looks at pharmaceutical stocks with healthy dividends. And in the Money File Donna Rosato Sr. Writer, Money Magazine tells us how to pump up your savings.moreless
  • Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011
    Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011
    Episode 08.23.11
    Stocks don't get rocked by the quake, the Dow sees a triple digit gain. Back-to-school department store shopping hits an 8 year high. Chicago's plan to fix its foreclosure problem. Education tech stock picks. Ideas on fixing the economy from former George W Bush adviser.
  • Monday, Aug 22, 2011
    Monday, Aug 22, 2011
    Episode 08.22.11
    Stocks stay on edge as investors worry about oil and war in Libya. Muni bond outlook and update. Some thoughts on what's getting in the way of job creation from a former economics teacher.
  • Monday, August 22, 2011
    Monday, August 22, 2011
    Episode 08.22.11
    Stocks stay on edge as investors worry about oil and war in Libya. Muni bond outlook and update. Some thoughts on what's getting in the way of job creation from a former economics teacher.
  • Friday, Aug. 19, 2011
    Friday, Aug. 19, 2011
    Episode 08.19.11
    Wall Street ups the odds of another recession. In How to Fix the Economy by creating jobs and small businesses. Our Market Monitor guest Marshall Front of Front Barnett is investing for a recovery.
  • Thursday, Aug 18, 2011
    Thursday, Aug 18, 2011
    Episode 08.18.11
    The Dow takes another drastic dive. Bruce Kasman Chief U.S. Economist, JP Morgan Chase analyzes what's behind the market tumble. In our How to Fix the economy series, we look at the impact on big business by talking to Dow CEO, Andrew Liveris.
  • Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011
    Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011
    Episode 08.17.11
    Gold is the shining star of a tarnished economy. In our How to Fix the Economy series we look at how best to create jobs and grow small business. John Challenger of Challenger Gray and Christmas explains challenges facing would-be entrepreneurs. Our Street Critique guest, Hilary Kramer of looks at what's behind bond rally.moreless
  • Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011
    Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011
    Episode 08.16.11
    Disappointing proposals to fix Europe's debt crisis end a 3 day stock rally. How to jump start the housing market. Insider buying stock picks. A change in mindset is needed to fix the economy, says Progressive Policy Institute's Michael Mandel.
  • Monday, Aug. 15, 2011
    Monday, Aug. 15, 2011
    Episode 08.15.11
    Google's bid for Motorola Mobility sparks a triple digit rally. The S & P will be up 5% by the end of the year says Morgan Stanley Smith Barney CIO. Euro-bonds could be a solution to Europe's debt crisis. Warren Buffet says raising taxes on the rich will help the economy. Fantasy sports are a billion dollar a year business. We need a bipartisan deficit solution says Parthenon Group economist.moreless
  • Friday, Aug. 12, 2011
    Friday, Aug. 12, 2011
    Episode 08.12.11
    Wall Street's roller coaster ride calms a bit. Health Care Reform Law takes a hit from a US Appeals Court. Agriculture building boom in the heartland. Market Monitor, Jason Pride of Glenmede offers portfolio protection advice.
  • Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011
    Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011
    Episode 08.11.11
    Dow stocks return to positive territory. Positive jobs report and low interest rates should add up to improvements to the economy. Robert Brusca, Chief Economist, Fact & Opinion Economics offers some ideas for getting the economy back on track. Home sales heat up in Phoenix, AZ, And lessons on talking to kids about money in our Kids and Cash report.moreless
  • Wednesday, August 10, 2011
    Wednesday, August 10, 2011
    Episode 08.10.11
    Another triple digit loss for the Dow. The US economy shows signs of being on the verge of another recession. Bank of America CEO, Brian Moynihan tries to reassure investors. Former Chairman and CEO of Xerox Anne Mulcahy explains how companies are preparing and dealing with economic and market turmoil.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011
    Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011
    Episode 08.09.11
    A late day rally in stocks, with the Dow surging more than 400 points. The Fed voted to keep its key interest rate near zero until 2013.
  • Monday, August 8, 2011
    Monday, August 8, 2011
    Episode 08.08.11
    The Dow sees the worst day of selling since the 2008 financial crisis. Advice for the individual investor. How the Fed may react to the market drop. Fannie and Freddie's downgrade, how it will affect interest rates. Standard and Poor's is under fire, how this will affect the reputation of credit agencies. How to cope with market turmoil.moreless
  • Friday, Aug. 5, 2011
    Friday, Aug. 5, 2011
    Episode 08.05.11
    Small improvement in the labor market helps calm Wall Street. Outlook for the second half of 2011. A review and preview of stock market news. One Job for America, an organization that encourages companies to hire workers. An unemployed woman finds a job as a school principal.
  • Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011
    Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011
    Episode 08.04.11
    A massive selloff rocks Wall Street. The Dow closes down 512 points. Lincoln Ellis,CIO, Strategic Financial Group talks about the triggers behind the selloff. Kathleen Gaffney, Co-Manager, Loomis Sayles Bond Fund talks about the bond market reaction. Temporary hiring in the June Employment Report. And Southwest Airlines CEO, Gary Kelly talks about coming up short this quarter.moreless
  • Wednesday, Aug 3, 2011
    Wednesday, Aug 3, 2011
    Episode 08.03.11
    Wall Street investors are still reeling over the wrangling in Washington. What's at stake with the partial shut down of the Federal Aviation Administration. Why the manufacturing sector isn't producing jobs. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer recommends Cognizant Technologies.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011
    Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011
    Episode 08.02.11
    President Obama signs the debt deal, but says there's more to be done to fix the economy. How will defense cuts affect communities that rely on military spending? Defense spending stock picks. Budget negotiation thoughts from conservative David Keating.
  • Monday, Aug. 1, 2011
    Monday, Aug. 1, 2011
    Episode 08.01.11
    It's looking more likely that the U.S. will avoid default. Manufacturing seems to be a big worry for investors. Medicaid and medicare are still feeling uncertain about the debt plan. The quick jump from the debate to the debt deal has a former White House economic adviser wondering what happened.
  • Friday, July 29, 2011
    Friday, July 29, 2011
    Episode 07.29.11
    The pressure increases to come to an agreement to raise the debt ceiling. The second quarter GDP shows signs of sluggishness. The President announces new fuel efficiency standards. And our Market Monitor guest is Mark Luschini, Chief Investment Strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott.
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Episode 07.28.11
    House Republicans rework their debt plan. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum and Dean Baker Co-Dir., Center for Economic and Policy Research offer their insight on the debt debate. Gold prices reach a new record. GM and United Auto Workers contract talks begin. Hilary Kramer of talks about companies worth investing in. Buying US Bonds online.moreless
  • Thursday, July 28, 2011
    Thursday, July 28, 2011
    Episode 07.28.11
    Speaker of the House John Boehner struggles to get support for his debt ceiling bill. Mike Holland of Holland and Company says the markets can survive a hit to the country's credit rating. Jefferson County Alabama is on the brink of bankruptcy. Japan struggles to recover from the earthquake, tsunami, and the need for a new leader. Kids learn career lessons in today's Kids and cash report.moreless
  • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Episode 07.26.11
    Washington remains deadlocked over debt ceiling. We look at what could happen if the US defaults. Lane Jones of Evensky and Katz offers advice to investors while there's a lack of a debt deal. And Alix Steele of the explains what record high gold prices tells us about the debt ceiling debate.moreless
  • Monday, July 25, 2011
    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Episode 07.25.11
    Republicans and Democrats have dueling debt deals, what's at risk if a plan isn't reached soon? New stocks are hitting the market, IPOs are at a 5 year high. NFL Football-- the $9 billion industry will be back next month. China's high speed rail system is being scrutinized after a deadly crash. How to create jobs while helping the deficit, a Rutgers University professor explains.moreless
  • Friday, July 22, 2011
    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Episode 07.22.11
    Debt talks break down between President Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner; A look at the toll the debt talks are taking on US Bonds investors. Caterpillar's 2nd quarter earnings disappoint investors. Market Monitor, Kurt Reiman of UBS says stocks have hont hit their high for the year yet.moreless
  • Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Episode 07.21.11
    The clock is ticking and lawmakers still can't agree on a budget deal. Dodd-Frank one year later. Kelly King, CEO of BBandT bank looks at the new rules and regulations for banking. Airline earings are flying high. Energy prices hold steady despite heat wave gripping much of the country. In our Planet Forward report we look at the race to build the best solar homes.moreless
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Episode 07.20.11
    Wall Street reacts to uncertainty about the debt ceiling. U.S. Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin talks about Dodd Frank's economic impact. Small Banks get financial aid to survive. Did the 200-billion dollar investment in the shuttle program pay off? Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer of weighs in on technology and health care investments.moreless
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Episode 07.19.11
    Wall Street gets a triple digit rally thanks to corporate America and a debt talk breakthrough. Apple earnings review. Big bank outlook. Debt talk update. Dividend yielding stock picks. You're missing out if you're not using social media says Black Enterprise editor-at-large.
  • Monday, July 18, 2011
    Monday, July 18, 2011
    Episode 07.18.11
    Obama names his choice to lead the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Big bank earnings are expected to be bad. IBM earnings analysis. News Corp stock is still top pick for analyst, find out why. Debt Ceiling-- Congress is at fault for economic damage if they fail to take action, says former Biden economist.moreless
  • Friday, July 15, 2011
    Friday, July 15, 2011
    Episode 07.15.11
    President Obama demands Congress take action on a debt ceiling deal. Georgia Congressman Tom Graves talks about the tax increase tug of war between the President and House Republicans. The fate of farmers also hangs in the balance of the debt ceiling dilemma. Ted Cronin of Manchester Capital is our Market Monitor.moreless
  • Thursday, July 14, 2011
    Thursday, July 14, 2011
    Episode 07.14.11
    Google has a great second quarter. Sallie Krawcheck, President of Global Wealth and Investment Management at Bank of America describes how the debt talks can affect your portfolio. Loomis Sayles Bond Fund Manager Kathleen Gaffney explains why Uncle Sam's IOU's aren't the safe bet they used to be. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed tells us how his city is closing budget gapsmoreless
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2011
    Wednesday, July 13, 2011
    Episode 07.13.11
    Fed. Chairman Ben Bernanke says more stimulus is possible. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis talks about energizing the job market. Consumers remain focused on gas prices. Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer talks foreign stocks. Porter Bibb of Mediatech Capital looks at Rupert Murdoch's multi-billion dollar media empire.
  • Tuesday, July 12, 2011
    Tuesday, July 12, 2011
    Episode 07.12.11
    Irish government debt gets 'junk' status. PIMCO head Mohammed El-Erian talks about U.S. and European debt. Why making spending cuts are so hard. A guide to earnings season.
  • The Medicare Target
    The Medicare Target
    Episode 07.12.11
    Medicare may be a casualty of the debt ceiling debate. Any solution to Medicare funding needs to reward providers for quality over quantity and make Americans more cost-conscious consumers of health care. This story comes from Nightly Business Report's Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 episode.
  • Monday, July 11, 2011
    Monday, July 11, 2011
    Episode 07.11.11
    With less than three weeks to go until the U.S. hits the debt ceiling business leaders are joining to call for a deal. Eurozone update. Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld talks about earnings. MLB team owner struggles are affecting profits. Note: part of this program has been cut for copyright purposes.
  • Friday, July 8, 2011
    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Episode 07.08.11
    The U.S. job market adds just 18,000 jobs in June, the worst month for job creation since last fall. White House economic advisor Austan Goolsbee on today's budget talks. Stock market analysis from BMO's Sandy Lincoln. A newly employed woman explains how she found a job in a difficult job market.moreless
  • Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Episode 07.07.11
    A day of debt talks end with no deal. Chain stores get stronger sales in June than expected. The housing crisis is creating a recruitment crisis for companies looking to hire. Lawmakers have 'my way or the highway' attitude about national debt.
  • Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Episode 07.06.11
    China raises interest rates again. IMF Director Christine Lagarde talks job creation. Japan tries to easy nuclear anxieties in Japan. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer talks healthcare stocks. And in the money file making your credit score work for you.
  • Tuesday, July 5, 2011
    Tuesday, July 5, 2011
    Episode 07.05.11
    The President asks Republicans and Democrats to negotiate a plan allowing the U.S. to borrow more money. Greek debt crisis-- advice for investors. The earnings season outlook is promising, but there are still new worries about the rest of the year. Transportation and emerging market stock analysis. Fortune 500 Female CEOs.moreless
  • Ellen Kullman, DuPont CEO: Women in Leadership
    Ellen Kullman, CEO of DuPont (NY: DD) is profiled in this Nightly Business Report special program on Women in Leadership. Special program for July 4, 2011.
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    Friday, July 1, 2011
    Episode 07.01.11
    Get a mid-year update on the economy. Netflix continues to make major growth in the video streaming market. Expect to see double digit returns says Thunderstorm Capital analyst. New Year's resolutions, have you stuck with yours?
  • Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Thursday, June 30, 2011
    Episode 06.30.11
    Second Quarter ends a volatile chapter. Zynga may be preparing for an IPO. Where best to invest according to Larry Swedroe, Author of The Quest For Alpha. How to keep students debt free.
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Wednesday, June 29, 2011
    Episode 06.29.11
    Greek lawmakers pass tough austerity mesasures. President Obama calls on Congress raise the national debt ceiling right away. Bank of America 8.5 billion dollar mortgage backed securities settlement. Our Street Critique guest, Hilary Kramer of takes stock in Ford.
  • Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Episode 06.28.11
    Christine Lagarde is named the new leader of the International Monetary Fund. Bank Stocks can't keep up with the rest of the broader market stocks. Gold prices have held up better than gold mining stocks during the recent sell-off. And a look at how Universities and students are responding to the changing labor marketmoreless
  • Monday June 27, 2011
    Monday June 27, 2011
    Episode 06.27.11
    What to watch for in the market and the best trades to make this summer? Mohamed El-Erian CEO of PIMCO analyzes what's moving the markets. Home mortgage loan interest rates are falling and request for refi's are rising. The Los Angeles Dodgers File for Bankruptcy.
  • Friday, June 24, 2011
    Friday, June 24, 2011
    Episode 06.24.11
    The economy continues to grow at a snail's pace. Google is under Uncle Sam's Anti-Trust microscope. Hewlett Packard tries again to get into the tablet computer market. And our Market Monitor guest is Alan Lancz, Dir. of Research,
  • Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Episode 06.23.11
    Outlook for oil. Greece and European officials agreed on a five year austerity plan. The Nation's Debt Limit doesn't seem to be worrying investors.. yet. Jing Ulrich, Chmn., Global Mkts. China, J.P. Morgan discusses the red-hot Chinese economy.
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2011
    Wednesday, June 22, 2011
    Episode 06.22.11
    The Federal Reserve says economy is growing slower than first expected. Shadow inventory's role in the housing market recovery. With the Fed. on hold, our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer, Editor of looks at whether investors should be too.
  • Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Episode 06.21.11
    What's ahead from the Fed now that the Greek Parliament has voted to support Prime Minister Papandreou and blue chip stocks have a triple digit rally. We get analysis from PIMCO Founder, William Gross. Crude oil prices are down. Wolfgang Koester CEO, FiREapps looks at signs of confidence in the US economy. And economist Todd Buchholz looks at competition among charities.moreless
  • Monday, June 20, 2011
    Monday, June 20, 2011
    Episode 06.20.11
    Investor anxiety about Greece eases. Florida couple fights back against the bank and wins. Author LouAnn Lofton tells us Warren Buffet Invests Like A Girl And Why You Should,Too. The value of the NFL to local stations. And commentator Maya MacGuineas, Pres., Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget says spending cuts are the best way to deal with the debt ceiling.moreless
  • Friday, June 17, 2011
    Friday, June 17, 2011
    Episode 06.17.11
    Greece and Wall Street's rocky week. Amb. Ron Kirk U.S. Trade Representative talks about ending trade deal standoffs with Panama, Colombia and South Korea. Our Market Monitor Bernie Schaeffer of Schaeffer's Investment Reearch tells us if the year's worst performing sector is ready for a rebound.
  • Thursday, Jun. 16, 2011
    Thursday, Jun. 16, 2011
    Episode 06.16.11
    Greece's Financial Uncertainty causes Wall Street Uncertainty. What Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Joplin Missouri can learn about rebuilding from Greenberg, KS. Turning planning the family vacation into a learning experience. A look back at the growth of International Business Machines.
  • Monday, June 15, 2011
    Monday, June 15, 2011
    Episode 06.15.11
    Wall Street Stocks sell off amid the Greek Debt crisis and more signs of weakness in the economy. It may take Structural Unemployment to rebuild the nation's jobs status. Pandora opens its IPO box and earns billions its first day. Our Street Critique guest, Hilary Kramer, editor of takes stock in buying stock in a financial company. And 401k loans can prove pricey.moreless
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Episode 06.14.11
    The Fed chief says if lawmakers don't raise the debt ceiling in time it could cause trouble for the economy. Stagflation may be setting in, high inflation and unemployment could be causing demand to stand still. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler. Retail brands are hotter buys than retail stores. A college education is worth investing in.moreless
  • Monday, June 13, 2011
    Monday, June 13, 2011
    Episode 06.13.11
    President Obama versus Republicans over job strategies. Baby Boomers and Boomerang Kids. Big companies report big profits in a soft economy. The other winners in the NBA finals. When it comes to economic policy, there are more arguments than answers.
  • Friday, June 10, 2011
    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Episode 06.10.11
    The stock market continues to drop as worries about the economy keep building. Stocks to avoid if the economy doesn't pick up in the next few months. Arizona fire update. A better way to build an index fund, ways to reap the rewards of diversifying. Biggest stock market uncertainties.
  • Thursday, Jun 9, 2011
    Thursday, Jun 9, 2011
    Episode 06.09.11
    Wall Street marks first closing gain in more than a week. Robert Shiller, co-founder of the S&P Case-Shiller home price indices offers housing market analysis. The impact of the housing crisis on Chicago. Taming the deficit while still growing the economy.
  • Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2011
    Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2011
    Episode 06.08.11
    Oil prices rise above $100 a barrel. United States Senate votes to allow regulators to cap debit card swipe fees. US Home Ownership numbers continue to drop. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer looks for safety in volatile market.
  • Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Episode 06.07.11
    Fed chief Ben Bernanke isn't hinting at anymore support for the economy. Ford's CEO talks about expansion plans. Ways to invest in social media stocks. Israeli economy update from Tel Aviv Stock Exchange CEO.
  • Monday, June 6, 2011
    Monday, June 6, 2011
    Episode 06.06.11
    Job growth is slowing and housing is still in the basement will the economy see a summer of softness? Apple talks cloud computing and Microsoft unveils a new video game library. The cost of sports talent moving to another team.
  • Friday, Jun. 3, 2011
    Friday, Jun. 3, 2011
    Episode 06.03.11
    Hiring slows dramatically as the unemployment rate moves above 9 percent. Obama economic advisor Austan Goolsbee talks about the latest employment numbers. People need to invest in riskier assets, says Russell Investments' Stephen Wood. A visually impaired man finds work in Washington, D.C.
  • Thursday, June 2, 2011
    Thursday, June 2, 2011
    Episode 06.02.11
    Moody's investors service threatens US Government credit rating over debt ceiling debate. Federal regulators announce new for-profit college rules. Google's G-Mail service gets hacked. Denis Kelly Chairman of the Identity Ambassador Commission talks about the liabilities businesses face from identity thieves and hackers.
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Episode 06.01.11
    New signs of the economy slowing sends Dow stocks tumbling. David Kelly Chief Market Strategist, JP Morgan Funds analyzes the numbers. Rising gas prices prompts car buyers to think small. The Bank of Japan says the economy will rebound by fall but analysts aren't buying it. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer, has a prescription for healthcare stocks.moreless
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Episode 05.31.11
    U.S. government bond prices soar as investors worry about another economic slowdown. Hear about the hiring outlook from a job placement expert. Homebuilder stocks under 5 bucks that are expected to grow. Luxury retailer Hermes is doing very well, find out why they're seeing growth in a rough economy.
  • Monday, May 30, 2011 Young Entrepreneurs
    Nightly Business Report presents a special program exploring the world of young entrepreneurs. Get to know a few innovative recent college graduates, teens and kids that are on their way to financial success.
  • Friday, May 27, 2011
    Friday, May 27, 2011
    Episode 05.27.11
    Rising fuel prices threaten to ground some holiday travel plans. The feds are looking into gas price gouging on all levels. Our all in the family report looks at how the family behind Spring Green lawn care tends to business. Market Monitor Mark Skousen, Editor of "Forecasts and Strategies" says low interest rates are worrisome.moreless
  • Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Episode 05.26.11
    Google powers a new way to pay with its version of the wallet. Vice President Biden and congressional negotiators meet to deal with the nation's debt ceiling. Pierre Pringuet CEO of Pernod Ricard on rising alcohol sales. In Planet Forward, how social networking can help businesses save big money on energy. The march of the technology start ups toward ipos.moreless
  • Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Episode 05.25.11
    Wall Street snaps its losing streak. Tuscaloosa, Alabama Mayor Walter Maddox gives an update on his city's post tornado recovery. House Republican budget proposal to overhaul medicare gets voted down. Hilary Kramer Editor, talks about stock price weakness.
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Episode 05.24.11
    Chrysler repays their government loans, CEO says it's a turning point for the automaker. Low interest rates may help pull homebuyers on to the market. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau starts up in two months, but it's already under fire. Washington lawmakers need a money lesson, says Fortune's Senior-Editor-at-Large.
  • Monday, May 23, 2011
    Monday, May 23, 2011
    Episode 05.23.11
    US investors and oil markets worry about the Eurozone's financial health. Motorola Solutions CEO, Gregory Brown talks about the future of the company. The ups and downs of sports star brands. To have kids or not to have kids, that is the question Tim Kane, Research Fellow, The Kauffman Foundation, tries to answer.moreless
  • Friday, May 20, 2011
    Friday, May 20, 2011
    Episode 05.20.11
    Barnes & Noble may be bought by media company Liberty Mobile. Good news for college grads, companies are opening up more entry level positions. Japan is the place to invest says EverKey Global Partners president.
  • Thursday, May 19, 2011
    Thursday, May 19, 2011
    Episode 05.19.11
    Who will replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the International Monetary Fund? President Obama wants Israel to return to 1967 borders. LinkedIN goes public. The ups and downs of the teen retail sector. Author and Entrepreneur Bethany Huang talks about the valuable lessons she's learned about money.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Episode 05.18.11
    Economy hits and sticks on a soft patch. Teens can expect a treacherous search for summer jobs. Healthcare coverage will soon get costlier. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer shares two defense contracting stocks worth watching.
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Episode 05.17.11
    The spring selling season gets off to a slow start. HP CEO says there are "tough times" ahead. Floods in the South put pressure on the National Flood Insurance Program. Cyber security stock picks. Black entrepreneurs will play a big role in growing the U.S. economy, says Black Enterprise editor-at-large.
  • Monday, May 16, 2011
    Monday, May 16, 2011
    Episode 05.16.11
    Eurozone debts worsen. The latest on the Louisiana flooding. NFL and Players Union resume talks. Bringing down the National Debt. Japan's senior citizens work program.
  • Friday, May 13, 2011
    Friday, May 13, 2011
    Episode 05.13.11
    The impact of rising gas and food prices on the economy. Social Security and Medicare funds are running out faster than originally expected. Pumped up gas prices are pinching the profit in non-profit. Our Market Monitor this week is Eugene Peroni, Jr. Portfolio Manager, Advisors Asset Mgmt.
  • Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Episode 05.12.11
    Big Oil executives get grilled on Capitol Hill about tax breaks. Characteristics of a great leader according to Korn Ferry CEO, Gary Burnison. The American job market is rebuilding with an older workforce. Diesel fuel prices are feeding on mobile business profits.
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Episode 05.11.11
    Former hedge fund titan Raj Rajaratnam is convicted of conspiracy and securities fraud. Former Assistant Former US Prosecutor for New York's Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, Steven Feldman analyzes the Rajaratnam verdict. AT and T and T Mobile get grilled about their merger deal on the Hill. How businesses are changing the way they do business because of pumped up gas prices. Omoreless
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Episode 05.10.11
    Microsoft buys Skype in hopes of making a big splash in the communication industry. Mobile Privacy-- lawmakers question Google and Apple. Gas station owners are being pinched by higher pump prices. Stocks picks poised to make money as the economy recovers. Cutting charitable tax breaks, author Todd Buchholz gives his take.moreless
  • Friday, May 6, 2011
    Friday, May 6, 2011
    Episode 05.06.11
    US Companies add nearly a quarter of a million new jobs in April. Prices at the pump fall and the justice department wants to make sure savings reach consumers. Market Monitor, Robert Stovall of Wood Asset Management says cheese, chocolate and insurance should all be on the buy list.
  • Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Thursday, May 5, 2011
    Episode 05.05.11
    Crude Oil drops below 100 dollars a barrel. Unemployment claims give investors the jitters. Flash crash a year later. Has enough been done to prevent another market freefall? The George Washington University Social Media Project names a winner for best idea to power the future. Our Kids and Cash series gives us a means of calming tantrums when shopping.moreless
  • Wednesday, May 4, 2011
    Wednesday, May 4, 2011
    Episode 05.04.11
    Outlook on precious metals after gold and silver sell off. US Treasury plan to sell 72 billion dollars in IOUs could push national debt to its ceiling. Tesla CEO Elon Musk tells us what's next in its pipeline of electric vehicles. Hilary Kramer tells us where to shop for investment bargains in retail. In the Money File, real world advice for college grads on career and finances.moreless
  • Monday, May 5, 2011
    Monday, May 5, 2011
    Episode 05.02.11
    Osama bin Laden's death brings Wall Street new worries. How this affects the world's national security spending. Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting and its insider trading controversy. Horse racing-- how the business of this sport is changing.
  • Friday, Apr. 29, 2011
    Friday, Apr. 29, 2011
    Episode 04.29.11
    The Dollar grows weaker and some American companies are cashing in. Tuscaloosa, Alabama Mayor Walt Maddox talks about recovering from the tornado attack. James Paulsen, Chief Investment Strategist, Wells Capital Management, says the job market is picking up despite the economy slowing down. The old fashioned lemonade stand as a teaching tool for kids.moreless
  • Thursday, Apr. 28, 2011
    Thursday, Apr. 28, 2011
    Episode 04.28.11
    Economy slows down in the first quarter. Warren Buffett's biographer Alice Shroeder offers a preview of what's ahead at this weekend's Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting. Nuclear energy remains in demand says John Lippert, Senior Writer with Bloomberg Markets Magazine. NYSE CEO Duncan Niederauer defends planned merger with Deutsche Borse at shareholders meeting.moreless
  • Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2011
    Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2011
    Episode 04.27.11
    Ben Bernanke defends the Federal Reserve's decisions to aid the economy. Former Berkshire Hathaway Executive David Sokol is accused of misleading management about his stake in Lubrizol. Commodities speculators may be to blame for rising gas and grocery prices. How to save one million dollars for retirement.
  • Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2011
    Tuesday, Apr. 26, 2011
    Episode 04.26.11
    The Fed's first news conference, what you can expect to hear from Ben Bernanke. Ford makes its best quarter in 13 years, the CEO discusses the company's future. Using algae to make fuel, how these organisms may replace gasoline. The construction industry sees signs of recovery.
  • Monday, Apr. 25, 2011
    Monday, Apr. 25, 2011
    Episode 04.25.11
    Higher gas prices, a slew of earnings reports, and an unprecedented press conference by the Fed. A brief housing market update and analysis on the effect of a potential NFL shutdown.
  • Women in Leadership: Nancy Lieberman
    Texas Legends coach Nancy Lieberman has done it all... WNBA coach, ESPN Broadcaster, and Hall of Famer. Learn about her rise to the top of the sports industry and how she maintains her ongoing success.
  • Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011
    Thursday, Apr. 21, 2011
    Episode 04.21.11
    Silver shines with a strong rally. Market Monitor, Mark Leibovit Chief Market Strategist, thinks it could hit triple digits. Gary Kelly, CEO of Southwest Airlines explains how rising fuel prices are grounding his airline's profits. Peter Ricchiuti, of Tulane Univ. points out signs of economic recovery in the Gulf Coast.moreless
  • Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2011
    Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2011
    Episode 04.20.11
    Apple reports deliciously profitable quarterly numbers. Financial firms resort to raising fees to raise revenue. Oil rig workers train for the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. John Kravcik, CEO of Hyundai U.S.A. talks about keeping his company speeding toward even higher sales. The value of social media.
  • Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2011
    Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2011
    Episode 04.19.11
    Goldman Sachs gets better than expected earnings, but was it good enough for investors? One of the world's largest property insurers discusses the efforts their company is making in Japan. Gulf shrimpers battle the perception that their seafood isn't safe. Oil and refining stocks may be a good pick ahead of first quarter earnings.moreless
  • Monday, Apr. 18, 2011
    Monday, Apr. 18, 2011
    Episode 04.18.11
    A stock sell-off ensues as Standard & Poors hints they may lower its U.S. credit rating. Gulf Oil Spill Update-- small business continues to struggle, and we talk to the BP claims fund boss. Comcast and NBC could change the business of sports TV. McDonald's looks to hire 50,000 people.
  • Friday, Apr. 15, 2011
    Friday, Apr. 15, 2011
    Episode 04.15.11
    A new budget battle begins in Washington. Restaurants faced with rising food prices, develop recipes for keeping customers coming. Stephen King, Group Chief Economist of HSBC describes economies in emerging markets. And we get tips for avoiding last minute tax filing errors from Kevin McCormally, Editorial Director at Kiplinger's Personal Financemoreless
  • Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011
    Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011
    Episode 04.14.11
    A Senate panel releases a scathing report about Goldman Sachs and the financial crisis. Inflation worries heat up as food costs continue to rise. Tax Tips-- how to make a good investment for a child's future. Tune in all week for last minute Tax Tips!
  • Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2011
    Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2011
    Episode 04.13.11
    President Obama lays out his debt reducing plan. Mortgage servicers reach a settlement with the Federal Reserve over botched foreclosure practices. Street Critique guest, Hilary Kramer of says it`s not too late to buy the best-performing Dow stock this year. And we get tips on dealing with Roth conversions and filing taxes.moreless
  • Extended - World Bank on Energy, Global Economy and World Hunger
    With oil and food prices rising, concerns about inflation in emerging markets, and unrest in North Africa, that is not an easy job. Reporter Darren Gersh spoke with World Bank President Robert Zoellick ahead of the annual meetings in Washington this weekend.
  • Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2011
    Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2011
    Episode 04.12.11
    Oil prices slide after a major commodity trader says the rally isn't likely to last. Banking Outlook-- two of the nation's largest banks report earnings this week. The World Bank President talks about energy and the global economy. Health care stocks will do better in 2011, says reporter. Tax Tips-- how to handle the homebuyers tax credit. Tune in all week for last minute Tax Tips!moreless
  • Monday, Apr. 11, 2011
    Monday, Apr. 11, 2011
    Episode 04.11.11
    Earnings season kicks off with Alcoa. Company profits are close to record levels in spite of rising costs. A debt reduction deal is underway, it has more at stake than Friday's last minute deal. The golf industry makes a comeback. Tax Tips-- you may be owed money and now know it. Tune in all week for last minute Tax Tips!moreless
  • Friday, Apr. 8, 2011
    Friday, Apr. 8, 2011
    Episode 04.08.11
    Time is almost up to prevent a federal government shutdown. Threat of a government showdown doesn't move Wall Street much. David Crane, CEO of NRG Energy gives an update on Japan following the latest aftershock. Market Monitor Elaine Garzarelli of Garzarelli Capital remains bullish despite the government shutdown, rising oil prices and the Federal Reserve's bond buying binge.moreless
  • Thursday, Apr. 7, 2011
    Thursday, Apr. 7, 2011
    Episode 04.07.11
    Government shutdown countdown. European Central Bank raises its interest rates so bond investors should get ready. Cruiseline tourism is sailing right by Mexico. Our kids and cash series offers tips for teens searching for summer jobs in these tough times.
  • Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2011
    Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2011
    Episode 04.06.11
    Federal Govt. shutdown looms and budget showdowns continue. Higher energy costs and the economy. Flash crash preventative measures. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer looks at two tech underdogs that still may have some bite. The psychology of tax refunds.
  • Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2011
    Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2011
    Episode 04.05.11
    Republicans unveil their 2012 budget. Is it a good idea to buy physical pieces of gold instead of just buying stocks? Summer travel season stock picks. Some advice on how to fix the upside down mortgage dilemma from author John Wasik.
  • Monday, Apr. 4, 2011
    Monday, Apr. 4, 2011
    Episode 04.04.11
    Lawmakers are heading to the White House to try to strike a budget deal. Small businesses are creating private sector jobs. An update from Lucy Craft in Japan. Mens College Basketball Championship-- how it affects school revenue. Ideas for solving long term fiscal problems, from a former Bush economic adviser.
  • Friday, Apr. 1, 2011
    Friday, Apr. 1, 2011
    Episode 04.01.11
    The U.S. sees a second straight month of job growth. The NASDAQ and the Intercontinental Exchange make a hostile bid for the NYSE. What to expect from the stock market in the coming months from Templeton Global Equity's Gary Motyl. A Washington, D.C. woman finds a job with a community service program.moreless
  • Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011
    Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011
    Episode 03.31.11
    How the sudden resignation of David Sokol could impact Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffet. Sam Stovall, CIO of S&P Equity Research reviews the second quarter. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer Editor of talks about Horizon Lines' troubles. And we learn how to turn our children into savy money managers in our new segment Kids and Cash.moreless
  • Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2011
    Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2011
    Episode 03.30.11
    President Barack Obama lays out plans to ease America's addiction to foreign oil. Shifting to electric cars could put pressure on the nation's power grid. HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan talks about the future for residential real estate. The latest on the Japan's nuclear crisis.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011
    Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011
    Episode 03.29.11
    Will lawmakers reach a deal before the latest round of funding expires? The Japanese government may take over the Fukushima power plant. Starbucks' CEO talks about his book "Onward." Two small cap companies look to make money by buying stocks. Electric vehicles are rolling into Austin. In spite of the financial crisis, regulations have stayed the same, says Fortune senior editor.moreless
  • Monday, Mar. 28, 2011
    Monday, Mar. 28, 2011
    Episode 03.28.11
    The U.S. military strikes in Libya, what will this cost taxpayers? American spending is going up in spite of high amounts of debt. Walmart's sex discrimination lawsuit forces them to face a potential billion dollar debate at the U.S. Supreme Court. Will Major League Baseball benefit from a NFL strike? Helping non-profit firms could help Americans get back on track.moreless
  • Friday, Mar. 25, 2011
    Friday, Mar. 25, 2011
    Episode 03.25.11
    The economy is growing but consumers aren't spending. The Federal Reserve prepares to speak to the American people. Venture capitalists may find new fortunes in social media. And our Market Monitor guest is Chuck Carlson, CEO of Horizon Investment Services.
  • Thursday, Mar. 24, 2011
    Thursday, Mar. 24, 2011
    Episode 03.24.11
    American investors should pay attention to Portugal's financial crisis. How will Apple cope with possible supply disruptions from the Japan disaster. Robert Pozen of MFS Investment Management has tips on choosing the right kind of mutual fund company. And in our Planet Forward report Franks Sesno tells us how conserving energy and saving money can be a snap.moreless
  • Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2011
    Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2011
    Episode 03.23.11
    Housing sector needs to see a spring in sales. Attorney Steven Feldman analyzes the Raj Rajaratnam insider trading trial. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer, Editor of talks about the comeback of buyots. And in our money profile, tips for keeping seniors safe from identity thieves.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2011
    Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2011
    Episode 03.22.11
    Stocks continue to stay strong in spite of Japan and Libya. Get another update from Tokyo. Damaged Japanese tech suppliers may stall getting goods to U.S. The CEO of a major hospital chain talks health care law. Big gold miners could outperform smaller gold stocks. Get a mentor, if you want to get ahead in business, says Black Enterprise Editor-at-Large.moreless
  • Monday, Mar. 21, 2011
    Monday, Mar. 21, 2011
    Episode 03.21.11
    AT&T merges with T-Mobile and becomes the most powerful player in wireless technology. Citigroup announces a stock split, a sign the bank is getting healthier. Oil prices climb after a weekend of violence in Libya. Get an update from Tokyo. Sports marketing-- if no NFL games are played satellite-TV providers will lose big.moreless
  • Friday, Mar. 18, 2011
    Friday, Mar. 18, 2011
    Episode 03.18.11
    The outlook for oil is uncertain thanks to unrest in Libya. We take a look at Japan's nuclear crisis one week after disaster struck. The return of bank dividends. Market Monitor Richard Steinberg, President of Steinberg Global Asset Management says the Middle East is a bigger economic concern than Japan. And we get an education in Apprentice School.moreless
  • Thursday, Mar. 17, 2011
    Thursday, Mar. 17, 2011
    Episode 03.17.11
    President Obama tries to calm U.S. nuclear radiation fears. Japanese Yen creates currency crisis. JP Morgan Private Bank Global Market Strategist Stuart Schweitzer says it is a good time to buy stocks.
  • Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2011
    Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2011
    Episode 03.16.11
    Japan's nuclear crisis continues to spook U.S. investors. AREVA's Chief Operating Officer Michale Rencheck tells us how nuclear power plants can operate safely. We look for answers to the questions how and when will Japan begin to rebuild? And PIMCO CEO, Mohamed El-Erian weighs in on the financial impact of the tragedy in Japan.moreless
  • Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2011
    Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2011
    Episode 03.15.11
    Japan's unfolding nuclear crisis derails markets around the world. Find out what's happening on the ground and hear market analysis from experts about the continuing impact of the disaster.
  • Monday, Mar. 14, 2011
    Monday, Mar. 14, 2011
    Episode 03.14.11
    Japan's catastrophic earthquake makes some think the country may slip into recession. Japan's auto industry, find out about the latest developments. Nuclear energy safety, Japan's problems cause some to take a second look. A NY designer pushes to get clothing manufacturing in the U.S.
  • Friday, Mar. 11, 2011
    Friday, Mar. 11, 2011
    Episode 03.11.11
    Earthquakes and a Tsunami devastate Japan and threatens its economy. Paul Christopher Chief International Strategist, Wells Fargo Advisors analyzes the financial impact of Japan's natural disasters. President Obama says he is prepared to tap into oil reserves. Jack Ablin of Harris Private Bank is our Market Monitor.
  • Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011
    Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011
    Episode 03.10.11
    Global tensions spark stock sell off. We talk challenges and opportunities in stocks with a market bull and a market bear. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro gets grilled on the hill about Bernie Madoff matters. Jules Kroll, Chairman and CEO of Kroll Bond Ratings discusses rating the credit quality of companies. Farmers are harvesting new land opportunities.moreless
  • Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2011
    Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2011
    Episode 03.09.11
    PIMCO dumps government bonds. President Obama gets more protective of trade relations with China. The rising cost of coffee beans is delivering a jolt to java lover wallets. Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer, Editor of sees profit potential in China's emerging middle class.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2011
    Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2011
    Episode 03.08.11
    The insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam, how this case affects Wall Street. The Dow sits above 12,000, but will the bull run continue? Small-cap stocks with growth potential, tells us what these small stocks are. A home cooking resurgence is happening thanks to the recession. Reading the fine print is important when it comes to your money, says U.S.A. Today columnist.moreless
  • Monday, Mar. 7, 2011
    Monday, Mar. 7, 2011
    Episode 03.07.11
    Higher energy costs will cut corporate profits. Collective bargaining and jobs, the private sector has gained positions while the public sector has lost some. NFL labor talks go into overtime. Mortgage giants need to be overhauled, one economist thinks everyone can agree with getting those big companies in check.
  • Friday, Mar. 4, 2011
    Friday, Mar. 4, 2011
    Episode 03.04.11
    February jobs report sees employers hiring and the unemployment rate falling. Robert Brusca, Chief Economist, Fact and Opinion Economics and Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics offer their outlooks for the Labor Market. Chris Orndorff Senior Portfolio Manager at Western Asset Management is our Market Monitor.
  • Thursday, Mar. 3, 2011
    Thursday, Mar. 3, 2011
    Episode 03.03.11
    Take lower oil prices, add in strong February retail sales and what do you get? Wall Street`s most powerful rally in months. But the rising cost of cotton has retailers bracing for higher prices. This is NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT for Thursday, March 3, 2011.
  • Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2011
    Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2011
    Episode 03.02.11
    Apple Unveils the iPad 2. Federal regulators want to raise the down payment required for a mortgage loan to be deemed low risk. Auto Nation President Michael Maroone explains the rise in car sales nationwide. A look at the Initial Public Offerings boom. Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer generates discussion about alternative energy stocks.moreless
  • Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2011
    Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2011
    Episode 03.01.11
    The Fed says they'll take action if oil prices gush higher. Middle East investing, some see opportunities in spite of the turmoil. Apple iPhone supplier stocks, get to know some lesser known companies. Thoughts on how the tablet will revolutionize productivity from Harvard Business Review director.
  • Monday, Feb. 28, 2011
    Monday, Feb. 28, 2011
    Episode 02.28.11
    Rising oil prices raise new concerns for the stock market. The budget battle in Washington takes a new tone. A stock market guru gives us his predictions. Long term spending solutions are what Brookings' Alice Rivlin thinks lawmakers need create.
  • Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
    Friday, Feb. 25, 2011
    Episode 02.25.11
    Oil prices surge 14% in one week. Spending cuts have Republicans and Democrats sparring in Washington. 4 major hurdles for the economy Market Monitor guest Marshall Front explains. A Hispanic family book store struggles to stay open.
  • Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011
    Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011
    Episode 02.24.11
    Rising oil prices could threaten economic recovery. Jobs and Competitive Council Head, Jeff Immelt gives us a progress report after meeting with the President. In our Planet Forward report, we go in search of charging stations for electric cars.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011
    Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011
    Episode 02.23.11
    Turmoil in Libya send oil prices soaring and brings volatility to Wall Street. PIMCO CEO, Mohamed El-Erian weighs in on Libya's impact on the global economy. The housing market springs back into selling mode. The Wisconsin State Assembly moves closer to eliminating collective bargaining for public workers. And we get tips to help baby boomers prepare for retirement during a recession.moreless
  • Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
    Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011
    Episode 02.22.11
    Oil prices gush as violence roars in Libya. High food prices, hunger, and unrest-- the World Bank expresses concern. Budget cuts-- Fortune's Senior Editor at Large isn't happy with either political party.
  • Monday, Feb. 21, 2011
    Monday, Feb. 21, 2011
    Episode 02.21.11
    Commercial real estate-- strip malls make big bucks for their owners. Milton Cooper realized that could make them very attractive as investments. NBR profiles Milton Cooper in the first of a new series of holiday programs on "Innovators of Business."
  • Friday, Feb. 18, 2011
    Friday, Feb. 18, 2011
    Episode 02.18.11
    The spending fight rages on Capitol Hill. Bob Kurtter of Moody's explains the numbers behind the nation's financial woes. Joe Battipaglia of Stifel Nicolaus gives the names of four global growth stocks in our Market Monitor interview. And Kevin McCormally of Kiplingers Personal Finance tells you how to get your tax refund fast.moreless
  • Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
    Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
    Episode 02.17.11
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke updates Senators on how fixing the worst economic mess in decades is going. Nick Colas of Convergex Group tells us what the unrest in the Middle East means for investors. Kevin McCormally, Editorial Director of Kiplingers Personal Finance talks about Inheritance Taxes.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011
    Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011
    Episode 02.16.11
    Consumer inflation fears rise as the Fed finds something to be optimistic about in the economy. Apple and Google wage war over how to cash in on digital content. Our Street Critique guest is Hilary Kramer Editor, And Kevin McCormally, editorial director Kiplingers Personal Finance magazine tells us how to figure out investment gains and losses.moreless
  • Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011
    Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011
    Episode 02.15.11
    The NYSE gets bought by Germany's giant stock exchange. KB Home's CEO talks housing and energy efficient homes. Get some tips on the Making Work Pay tax credit.
  • Monday, Feb. 14, 2011
    Monday, Feb. 14, 2011
    Episode 02.14.11
    The 2012 budget proposal cuts the deficit by over a trillion dollars. Community banks support inner cities and small towns, one Chicago bank makes a revival. Companies like Nike and Under Armour may be leaving millions of dollars on the table. Online diamond retailer Blue Nile says it surpassed Tiffany. Free electronic filing for high earners that still do their taxes on pen and paper.moreless
  • Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
    Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
    Episode 02.11.11
    Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak resigns and the world reacts. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner lays out a timetable for overhauling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Investors look for ways to cash in on grain commodities. ETF Securities CEO Graham Tuckwell talks about commodity ETF's as investments. And our Market Monitor guest is Frank Cochrane, President of Investment Timing Consultants.moreless
  • Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011
    Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011
    Episode 02.10.11
    Mortgage rates surge to a 10-month high. Corn prices are forecast to pop and have a ripple effect on other commodities. IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond talks about his company's leap from the NASDAQ to the Big Board. A look at how businesses will be affected by the expiration of the Andean Trade Preference Act.moreless
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011
    Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011
    Episode 02.09.11
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sees improvement and offers optimism for the economy. Morningstar Financial Services Analyst Michael Wong reviews the NYSE Deutsche Bourse merger talks. Verizon vs. Apple. Which stock should investors dial into? Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer of gamchanger offers lessons on investing in small and speculative stocks.moreless
  • Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
    Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011
    Episode 02.08.11
    The Toyota recall verdict is in, they say it's a mechanical problem, not an electrical one. The Dow is on a winning streak, but Wall Street pros see signs it may be running out. Commodity prices are rising, find out the best way to invest in them. The U.S. needs more college grads, despite what pop culture says about higher education. Social gaming is a hot industry for advertisers.moreless
  • Monday, Feb. 7th, 2011
    Monday, Feb. 7th, 2011
    Episode 02.07.11
    A global food crisis is being caused by wheat, corn and sugar. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition-- this year's may change the way advertisers do business. Kids & money-- an expert has some ideas on how to get your little ones financially savvy. Super Bowl ads and which advertisers got the best bang for their buck.moreless
  • Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
    Friday, Feb. 4, 2011
    Episode 02.04.11
    Job creation falls short and so does the unemployment rate. The unrest in Egypt takes a toll on its economy. Richard Walden, Head of Sports Finance, JP Morgan describes the impact a lock-out could have on the NFL. And John Dorfman Chairman, Thunderstorm Capital is our Market Monitor.
  • Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011
    Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011
    Episode 02.03.11
    From the Fed to employment gurus-- jobs may be on the way soon. Ben Bernanke answers questions from reporters for the first time in almost two years and we talk to the heads of A recent college grad tells us how he landed his first job.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
    Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
    Episode 02.02.11
    Another rough round of winter weather buries budgets across the country. News Corp's Rupert Murdoch announces iPads new newspaper exclusive, The Daily. And our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer, Editor of, tells us how to cash out a winning stock.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
    Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011
    Episode 02.01.11
    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he won't run for re-election, how this will affect the U.S. economy. Food prices are on the rise, companies turn to new products and higher prices. Oil tanker stocks may going up thanks to turmoil in Egypt. Davos 2011: the world's top risk managers miss the mark when it comes to seeing the financial future.moreless
  • Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
    Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
    Episode 01.31.11
    Riots in Egypt lead to a surge in oil prices. The worst is over for housing, says Moody's Analytics analyst. The Green Bay Packers' financial report, a look at the finances of pro football. Succession plans for a family business, fire equipment maker WS Darley is getting ready for someone else to take the reins.moreless
  • Friday, Jan. 28, 2011
    Friday, Jan. 28, 2011
    Episode 01.28.11
    Unrest in Egypt brings new uncertainty to the global economy. The U.S. economy may be moving from recovery to expansion thanks in large part to consumer spending. Ford CEO, Alan Mulally talks about disappointing quarterly earnings. Bank United CEO John Kanas talks about his company's IPO and future. And our Market Monitor guest is Erik Ristuben, Chief Investment Officer of Russell Investments.moreless
  • Thursday, Jan 27, 2011
    Thursday, Jan 27, 2011
    Episode 01.27.11
    Microsoft and yield big earnings and Verizon wants Terremark. Caterpillar builds up billions in revenue. Gold loses its luster with investors. And what's behind Chongqing, China's building boom.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011
    Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011
    Episode 01.26.11
    The Federal Reserve leaves interest rates near zero and keeps QE-2 program. LUMA Resources President Robert Allen talks about President Obama's very public show of support. Florida shows signs of recovering from the housing crisis. While the government buys bonds, investors are buying stocks says Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer Editor at
  • Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
    Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
    Episode 01.25.11
    Housing continues to be a trouble spot in the economy. A preview of the State of the Union address, and how to invest in ETFs through commodities. Entrepreneurial advice from Black Enterprise's Alfred Edmond Junior.
  • Monday, Jan. 24, 2011
    Monday, Jan. 24, 2011
    Episode 01.24.11
    Tomorrow's State of the Union speech will focus on job creation and global competition. The Dow's close to 12,000, but will the stock market momentum stay? NFL TV contracts earn big bucks, but celeb endorsements don't always mean a return on investment. Members-only websites are growing in the online retail realm. Health Care-- Glenn Hubbard says Washington needs to fix the system a different way.moreless
  • Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
    Friday, Jan. 21, 2011
    Episode 01.21.11
    President Obama builds a job council with General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt at the head. China's Country Style Cooking is serving up a true challenge to McDonalds in China. We take a ride in the Car of the Year, the Chevy Volt. And our Market Monitor is Hank Smith, Chief Investment Officer, Haverford Investments.moreless
  • Thursday, Jan 20, 2011
    Thursday, Jan 20, 2011
    Episode 01.20.11
    Microsoft and yield big earnings and Verizon wants Terremark. Caterpillar builds up billions in revenue. Gold loses its luster with investors. And what's behind Chongqing, China's building boom.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011
    Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011
    Episode 01.19.11
    President Obama meets with President Hu and emerges with multi billion dollar trade deals. Among them deals to assist China's efforts to develop its own aviation industry. Municipal Bonds may be losing their status as a go to safety investment. Our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer, Editor at reviews Goldman Sachs latest earnings.moreless
  • Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011
    Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011
    Episode 01.18.11
    Apple CEO Steve Jobs takes a break and earnings soar thanks to the iPad and iPhone. A Chinese leader visits the U.S. to discuss China's growing role in the global economy. Toy Story 3's Golden Globe win means big bucks for investors, find out how to profit from the movie franchise. Facebook may be the next tech bubble, that's what expert Harry Lin says.moreless
  • Friday, Jan. 14, 2011
    Friday, Jan. 14, 2011
    Episode 01.14.11
    Consumers are spending despite the unstable economy. Small businesses will soon benefit from bank loans. Reporter Cam Simpson of Bloomberg Markets Magazine talks about the investor gold rush. And our Market Monitor, Sandy Lincoln of M-and-I Investment Group says he's nervous about the second half of the year.
  • Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 - Behind the Scenes at the Super Bowl
    The Super Bowl generates $1 billion annually. This NBR special looks behind the scenes at what makes the Super Bowl a financial success.
  • Thursday, Jan 13, 2011
    Thursday, Jan 13, 2011
    Episode 01.13.11
    Inflation pushes higher and jobless claims jump continue to rise. Fred Cannon of Keefe, Bruyette and Woods predicts what the banking industry profit reports will reveal. Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of Blackrock explains why this is going to be a good year for stocks. And our Street Critique guest Hilary Kramer of, has her eye on a couple of medical stocks.moreless
  • Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011
    Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011
    Episode 01.12.11
    Blizzards deliver another blow to the airline industry. Honeywell CEO David Cote tells us if his company's projected profits add up to employment opportunities. Universal Health Services CEO Alan Miller tells us how the new health care law is affecting his business. Mario Gabelli, the chairman of Gabelli Asset Management Company Investors, tells us why he`s bullish for 2011.moreless
  • Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
    Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011
    Episode 01.11.11
    Verizon and Apple team up in hopes of getting a boost in sales. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is working towards job creation. Goldman Sachs reveals new financial information. Get the scoop on what's going on at the auto show.
  • Monday, Jan. 10, 2010
    Monday, Jan. 10, 2010
    Episode 01.10.11
    Alcoa kicks off earnings season, watch an exclusive interview with the company's CEO. Italy, Spain, and Portugal-- how European debt woes will affect U.S. investors. Verizon sets its sights on the Apple iPhone, and car makers at Detroit's North American International Auto Show are expecting U.S. car sales to go up.moreless
  • Friday, Jan. 7, 2011
    Friday, Jan. 7, 2011
    Episode 01.07.11
    Measuring the jobs market based on December's jobs report. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke addresses the new Congress and expresses cautious optimism. Ford Motor Company Chairman, Bill Ford presents the Focus Electric. And our Market Monitor, Bernie Schaeffer Chairman, Schaeffer's Investment Research explains the lack of faith in stocks among investors.moreless
  • Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011
    Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011
    Episode 01.06.11
    Soft December sales deliver hard realities to retailers. The President's oil spill commission places blame for the Gulf Oil Disaster. Sin City hosts the consumer electronics show. We examine the gadgets, games and must haves. And author Burton Malkiel says index funds are where best to invest.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011
    Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011
    Episode 01.05.11
    The New Congress prepares to tackle the old economy. John Challenger of Challenger, Gray and Christmas has his outlook for the 2011 job market. 4th Quarter earnings season begins and we've got your preview. And in our Street Critique report, Hilary Kramer of shares some stock dividend ideas.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011
    Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011
    Episode 01.04.11
    Will Republicans be able to reign in the budget? A BlackRock strategist says 2011 looks good for stocks, but some wonder how well small companies will do in January. Dividends are also expected to do well in the New Year. A new study says the military is losing top talent to corporate America.moreless
  • Monday, Jan. 3, 2011
    Monday, Jan. 3, 2011
    Episode 01.03.11
    Wall Street kicks off 2011 with a rally, investors say it's time to adjust your portfolio. A jump in manufacturing leads some to think that the economy is making a rebound. The new Congress may affect how much you earn from your investments. The NFL players contract is about to expire-- we look at other sports stories too. The home mortgage tax credit is at risk.moreless