"Ailing Economy"? What Ailing Economy?

Peter Goodman got front-page play for his report on an "ailing economy" "imperiled by the crumbling housing market." But 3rd quarter GDP was 4.9%, highest in four years.

Times Leads with "Slowdown Fear," Stayed Ho-Hum Over Good Economic News

A big drop in the Dow gives the Times an excuse to warn of slowdown fears on the front page - yet the Times downplayed the stock market's recent record high and suggested the great new jobs report ...

Econ 101: What Does a Falling Dollar Mean?

What changes our exchange rate, and should we worry about it? BMI adviser Gary Wolfram explains.

Media Worry About Another Black Monday

Journalists compare current economic times to worst stock market drop in U.S. history.

CNN Breaks with Tradition, Airs Positive Economic Story

'American Morning' business correspondent Ali Velshi tells viewers how much the stock market has grown this year, offers optimism about fourth quarter.

Econ 101: Betting on the Media or the Market?

Dow record shows investor confidence, but the media worry over every aspect of the economy.

Networks Chip Away at Dow Milestones

Economic pessimism abounds in network news reports even as the Dow continues to break records.

'What Goes Up Must Come Down' on CNN's 'In the Money'

Housing numbers boost economy fear factor after up-and-down week on Wall Street.

CBS Calls 3-Percent Market Drop 'Disastrous'

Cooler heads prevail on ABC and NBC, but NY Times joins in with concerns about 'recession.'

The Times Buries Good Economic News, Emphasizes Hypothetical Bad News

Economics reporter Vikas Bajaj puts forth his usual sunny outlook: "The road ahead promises to be a long, hard slog as corporate profits are starting to slow." Meanwhile, the higher-than-expected ...
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