The Dow at a new low — 47 percent off its peak — on more grim forecasts. Despite the president’s stimulus package signed on Tuesday. Despite the administration’s housing plan unveiled Wednesday.
California ends its budget deadlock — with little to celebrate. Detroit automakers ask for bigger loans, and say goodbye to big brands.
Obama talks trade in Canada, Clinton covers Asia, Netanyahu gets the nod in Israel.
This hour, On Point: Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
You can join the conversation. What’s your top story this week? Are you confident in President Obama’s handling of the economy? Are you ready to bail out homeowners? Automakers? Are you looking for a bailout youself?Guests:
Joining us from New York is Alexis Glick, vice president of business news for the Fox Business Network and anchor of its morning shows "Money for Breakfast" and "Opening Bell." Her blog is The Glick Report.
And from Hanover, N.H., is Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic.
This program aired on February 20, 2009.