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Dec 2, 2009
Commentator and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich will be in attendance at a White House jobs summit on Thursday. He offers a sneak preview of what he plans to say there.
Nov 25, 2009
China is getting richer and more powerful, but the markets are as well. Commentator David Frum says not even China can successfully tangle with them for long.
Nov 18, 2009
A lot of companies are reporting good profits, but many people are unsure if things have really turned around. What gives? Commentator Robert Reich says it's not that hard to figure out.
Nov 11, 2009
When Americans junked their old cars under the Cash for Clunkers program, they replaced them with more efficient, smaller vehicles. Commentator David Frum draws some larger economy lessons from Detroit's recent troubles.
Nov 4, 2009
The five biggest Wall Street banks are raking in huge profits and paying fat salaries with more confidence they'll receive bailouts if they get into trouble. Commentator Robert Reich offers this solution to avoid "too big to fail."
Oct 28, 2009
Oil, gold and the dollar all fell today. But commentator David Frum says when you're thinking about commodities, it's more important to watch the trend lines than to worry about the spot price.
Oct 21, 2009
The House Judiciary Committee has voted to strip health insurance companies of their ability to get together and fix prices, and the Senate plans to do the same. Commentator Robert Reich examines the skirmish between government and private insurers.
Oct 14, 2009
Those who endured the Great Depression sought job security. How will a weak job market impact the current generation, which is struggling to find work? Commentator David Frum suggests a focus on the skill level of the population.
Oct 2, 2009
The Senate will cast a final, formal vote on health care reform early next week. What are the chances of a reform bill passing? Pretty good, according to Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, who gives Steve Chiotakis a congressional play-by-play.
Sep 30, 2009
The House is inching closer to a vote on regulation proposals for the financial system. But commentator David Frum says we may need to think beyond regulation to prevent the next crisis.