We discuss the economic health of Detroit since the auto bailout with charts that show the positive outcome: between December 2009 and December 2011, unemployment has dropped nearly 5% in Detroit. Additionally, employment in the auto sector has increased, and … Continue reading
GM targets $10 billion in annual profits, which may be a reach, but is by no means impossible.
We discuss the upcoming release of the January jobs report, which will show slow but steady growth, and we explain what’s behind these numbers. Click here to view the charts.
On today’s Morning Joe, we go through the tax plans of President Obama, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich, and how each plan would affect the economy in 2015. For access to the charts, please click here.
Roundtable discussion on the GOP, the economy, Iran and more with Arianna Huffington, Mort Zuckerman, David Frum, and Steven Rattner, moderated by Fareed Zakaria.
Presenting charts on the popularity of Congress in 2011, what will drive our debt over the next 40 years, and the path back to full employment rates. For a closer look at these charts, please click here. Visit msnbc.com for … Continue reading
The number of people filing for unemployment has dropped, but it’s largely because people are dropping out of the work force, not because they have found employment. There were 120,000 new jobs created last month, but in order to really … Continue reading
How can we stop the US economy from following Italy’s trajectory? The US needs to keep productivity up so it can compete in the world market — something that Italy is currently unable to do. Visit msnbc.com for breaking … Continue reading
Elizabeth Warren has been able to tap into the “Occupy Wall Street” energy in a way that President Obama has not – owing to the fact that the President has relied on Wall Street (at least in the past) for … Continue reading
The Jobless Era: Unemployment and What Can Be Done Panel Moderated By: Matthew Bishop (The Economist) Panelists: Lawrence Katz (Harvard University), James Owens (Former Chairman, CEO of Caterpillar), and Steven Rattner Steven Rattner Weighs In on Obama’s Jobs Bill … Continue reading