Louise Story

Global Politics

Takeout: a run on the FDIC

When the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) meets later today, it will have to address a key question raised by the tide of bank failures: will the the government agency run out of money? And what can they do about it?

Global Politics

Paying a mortgage without a job

When unemployment rises, so do mortgage defaults. The Obama administration's plan to help borrowers modify mortgages has had mixed results and lawmakers are calling for a second look. We speak to reporter Louise Story from our partner, The New York Times.

Global Politics

G-20 eyes banking reform

New York Times finance reporter Louise Story joins us with a look at how the world's biggest economies will tackle banking regulation at the G20 summit in Pittspurgh. Top of the agenda? Capital requirements, an issue the international community has never been able to agree on.

Global Politics

Fed moves beyond interest rates

The Federal Reserve meets today. For once, inflation and interest rates are not the news of the day. Louise Story, finance reporter for our partner The New York Times, looks at what else the Fed is acting on right now.

Global Politics

Obama speaks on and to Wall Street

President Obama will give a speech on Wall Street today: the one-year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. We talk to New York Times reporter Louise Story about what the president might say and how he will be received by Wall Street employees.