Tagged: Economics reporting

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Different takes on the same message

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sent a pointed message to emerging markets economies in a speech to the International Monetary Fund in Japan this weekend. It was especially interesting to see how various news...

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CNBC’s Liesman rocks Bowles-Simpson interview

Business Insider’s Joe Weisenthal liked the way CNBC chief economics correspondent Steve Liesman handled his interview on Thursday with Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson. Weisenthal writes, “Steve Liesman is CNBC’s top-notch economics reporter, who...

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What is Jack Welch not telling us?

Jack Welch, the storied former CEO of General Electric, went out on a limb last week and insinuated that the Obama Administration somehow manipulated  the U.S. employment data for his political benefit. He wrote...

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Cooking the books?

Last week’s drop in the unemployment rate to 7.8 percent from 8.1 percent seemed like good news no matter which side of the political spectrum you’re on. Or was it? Several influential business leaders...