Economy

Strong Employment Report "Too Good to Be True"?

The U.S. economy added 166,000 jobs in October, much more than expected - but the Times wrung out as many cold water caveats as it could to dampen enthusiasm.

Job Numbers Crush Expectations After Warnings of Recession

NBC, CBS hedge the health of the economy on a jobs report, which turns out to be unexpectedly strong.

GDP Growth Missed by CBS, Downplayed by NBC

Federal Reserve rate cut shines spotlight on the economy, but only ABC 'World News' finds a ray of light.

CBS Wrong on Danger of Merrill Lynch Shakeup

Dow closes up 63 points one day after reports of Merrill Lynch CEO Stanley O'Neal's possible ousting.

CNN's 'Your $$$$$' Gets Gas Price Prediction Wrong

Though predicted price spike didn't happen, show still talks down about the future.

CNN's Chetry: If the Fires Don't Take It, 'Insurance Companies Just Might'

Even before the last California fire has been put out, 'American Morning' launches assault on business.

Poor Mexicans "Being Squeezed" by Decline in Money Sent Home from Illegals

Isn't the plight of poor Mexicans properly the responsibility of Mexico?

Krugman's 'Conscience': Economic Woes Caused When 'Southern Whites Started Voting Republican'

N.Y. Times columnist's book 'The Conscience of a Liberal' urges a proactive government to define class structure and create a larger welfare state.

Twenty Years After Black Monday: Similar and Very Different

Media hoped for the best, but warned about the worst on Oct. 19, 1987. Now, it's mostly the latter.

CNN: Perception Trumps Reality with Recession

Business correspondent Ali Velshi admits how people 'feel' is more important than economic fundamentals.
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