A number of economic indicators are due out this week, including existing and new home sales, and 2nd quarter GDP figures ? all are expected to plummet. We also discuss the approaching first anniversary of Ted Kennedy's death this week.
Revised GDP numbers for the second quarter have just come out, and they are disappointing for those who hoped the U.S. was improving economically. What do the new numbers mean, and what can we do to improve our situation?
The latest jobless numbers shows that unemployment hit 9.6 percent last month. Charlie Herman, The Takeaway and WNYC's economics editor explains what this means for the economy and for the workers who still have jobs.
Marcus Mabry and Charlie Herman discuss last night's ending of Israel's partial freeze on settlement building in the West Bank. They also take a look at other national and international news of the week.