Posts filed under “Video”

Joblessness at 15-Year High

The U.S. lost 533,000 jobs in November, pushing the jobless rate to 6.7%, its highest level in 15 years. MarketWatch’s Stacey Delo speaks with PNC Financial’s chief economist Stuart Hoffman (Stu!) about the latest employment numbers. (Dec. 5)


Category: Employment, Video

1933 Inflation/Deflation Movie

This film attempts to explain what a “wonderful” thing inflation is. It is the predecessor to the printing press/helicopter strategy.

Category: Inflation, Markets, Video

Auto Execs Ask for $34 Billion Bailout

Amid fresh factory layoffs, Congressional Democrats and the White House are groping for a compromise on a bailout for the beleagured auto industry.

Category: Bailouts, Video

The Hives & Cyndi Lauper In A Christmas Duel

The Hives & Cyndi Lauper In A Christmas Duel. Download the track for free at http://thehivesbroadcasting from November 28th through 30th, or buy it at any online retailer on December 2nd.

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Video

60 Minutes: Credit Default Swaps

Steve Kroft examines the complicated financial instruments known as credit default swaps and the central role they are playing in the unfolding economic crisis.

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October 27, 2008

See also The Bet That Blew Up Wall Street

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Markets, Media, Video

Clusterf#@k to the Poor House – Bean on a Plate Edition

The heads of Ford, GM and Chrysler humbly drive to Washington to ask for more money.

Category: Bailouts, Humor, Video

Grim Outlook For Jobs Market

MarketWatch economists forecast an increasingly tough job market in the coming months and year. Some see the unemployment rate ticking up to 6.8% from 6.5%. Stacey Delo reports.


Category: Economy, Employment, Markets, Video

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall 21K to 509K

Initial Reaction with Todd Colvin of MF Global; Further Reaction with Stuart Hoffman PNC Financial Services

December 04, 2008

Category: Employment, Video

Dan Ariely’s Alternative Views of the Mortgage Crisis

The behavioral economist on what we don’t see about the crumbling economy.

Category: Bailouts, Credit, Psychology, Real Estate, Video

Will Washington Save Detroit?

Big three automakers craft plans for resurrection of Detroit; Pelosi: Automaker bankruptcy ‘not an option’; GM, Ford sales tank in November as economy stalls; Analysis by Rep. Scott Garrett, (R) New Jersey

December 04, 2008

Category: Bailouts, Economy, Video