November 21, 2011 The likely collapse of the so-called supercommittee's efforts to put together a deficit-reduction deal and continued concern about the debt crisis in Europe are pushing stocks down on Wall Street.
September 27, 2011 All Things Considered will air a segment on the "Occupy Wall Street" protests.
September 26, 2011 The executive editor of news explains why NPR hasn't aired a segment yet on "Occupy Wall Street." Ralph Nader, meanwhile, calls.
August 24, 2011 A 4 percent increase in orders for products designed to last three or more years has set the stage for what could be another good day for the stock market.
June 2, 2011 Investors will be watching closely when figures are released on unemployment insurance claims and retail sales. Other headlines: Tornadoes in Massachusetts; new E. coli strain in Europe; Romney to launch his White House bid.
Note: Totals may not add up to 100 percent, due to rounding.
Alyson Hurt /NPR
January 11, 2011 Last month, we asked you to participate in our economics experiment. On today's podcast, we dive into the results — and explain what they say about the stock market.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/132838904/132846173" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
July 21, 2010 President Barack Obama said Wall Street would need to be more responsible to avoid future crises.
May 25, 2010 "When this bill becomes law, the joyride on Wall Street will come to a screeching halt," Harry Reid said last week, after the Senate passed its big finance reform bill.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/114658881/127413997" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
March 16, 2010 Weekday newscasts air 37 times a day and usually include stock market figures. But are those numbers valuable to the average listener?
December 16, 2009 Almost three years since banks starting taking losses that led to the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, the Securities and Exchange Commission is still asking basic questions about what happened.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/114438676/127421162" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
April 22, 2009 With his 401(k) in a nosedive, Jeffrey Goldberg looks to his long-lost adviser, other financial gurus, and a survivalist for answers on how we recover.
October 23, 2008 Tomorrow is the anniversary of Black Thursday, but 2008 is not 1929.
September 30, 2008 Yesterday was one of those days where you'd be having a perfectly normal conversation with somebody and all of a sudden their eyes would drift off and start staring at the TV screen over your shoulder and you'd be like, what, what ... what just ha...
September 23, 2008 What types of implosions — which, no doubt, threaten the fabric and vitality of world society — are able to so abruptly summon leaders of a nation into one room to brainstorm a plan on how to restore, calm and uplift a seriously flawed system?
September 22, 2008 What's your story? What are your questions? If there's something you just don't understand about the recent Wall Street crisis, let us know.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor