NPR logo

Somber Tone on Wall Street

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Somber Tone on Wall Street

Somber Tone on Wall Street

Somber Tone on Wall Street

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The time of "irrational exuberance" on Wall Street is clearly over. Dot-coms have not fared well, but the more traditional blue chip stocks have also suffered. Two egregious examples are AT&T. and Xerox. Scott speaks with Fortune magazine's editor-at-large Joe Nocera about the tough times for these giants of industry.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.