Louise Story

New York Times

Louise Story appears in the following:

Takeouts: Reid's Dilemma, Goldman Sachs and 'God's work,' Listeners

Thursday, November 12, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich says Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid may face sharp criticism and intense pressure from groups on both sides of the abortion debate, when the House health care bill and the contested "Stupak amendment" goes to the Senate.
  • Business Takeout: New York Times finance reporter Louise Story takes us through the recent boost in charity at Goldman Sachs – where's the money's going and why the boost now?
  • Listener Takeout: Listeners respond to our question on whether America does enough for its veterans.

 

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Takeouts: Bear Stearns Acquittals, NFL, Sesame Street

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

  • Money Takeout: Newsweek columnist Dan Gross says it's no surprise that two former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers were acquitted on Tuesday. He says the roots of the financial collapse are stupidity, not criminality.
  • Sports Takeout: Our sports commentator, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, gives his mid-season assessment of the NFL.
  • Listener Takeout: Listeners tell us the difference that "Sesame Street" has made in their lives.

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Takeouts: Health Care, Baseball, Job Advice

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich handicaps the chances for health care reform in the Senate after President Bill Clinton came to Capitol Hill to deliver a pep talk.
  • Sports Takeout: Our own Ibrahim Abdul-Matin talks about the 2009 Gold Glove awards in baseball.
  • Listener Takeout: Listeners respond to our conversation on why it might be better to leave your job, even in a dreary job market, rather than staying for the long haul.

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Takeouts: College Football, Wall St Pay, Listeners on Religion

Monday, November 09, 2009

  • Business Takeout: Louise Story of The New York Times explains why we'll be seeing windfall bonuses and pay on Wall Street in the next few weeks.
  • Sports Takeout: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin recaps the weekend's college football action, including Ohio State's win over Penn State.
  • Listener Takeouts: We hear your reactions to the question of whether psychiatrist and alleged Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan's religion should factor into the conversation about his actions.

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Takeouts: Health Care in House, Corporate Apologies, Colts' Squeaker

Monday, November 09, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: Our Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, takes a look at the healthcare bill and what the paper-thin margin of victory in the House portends as the bill heads to the Senate.
  • Business Takeout: We get a story of a quest for corporate redemption from Louise Story, finance reporter for our partners The New York Times. John Reed, former head of Citigroup, is apologizing for his role in making the company so big and is now calling for reforms that would force the financial goliath (along with others like it) to split in two.
  • Sports Takeout: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin recaps Sunday's NFL action, including the Indianapolis Colts' squeaker agains the Houston Texans to hang onto their perfect record so far this season.

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Is Fired the New Retired?

Friday, November 06, 2009

The latest unemployment numbers are out, and as expected they rose. The unemployment rate is now at 10.2 percent, and 190,000 jobs were lost in October. The numbers are surprising and reveal that the recovery on Wall Street is not reaching most of America. But buried in those data are startling numbers of older workers who are being hit hard by the rise in unemployment. Louise Story, business reporter for the The New York Times, brings us the story. The Takeaway's correspondent Femi Oke went to the New York State Labor Office yesterday to talk to older workers among the job hunters there.

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Takeouts: 'The Value,' Yanks Win, Housing

Thursday, November 05, 2009

  • Sports Takeout: The New York Yankees have won the 2009 World Series; Our sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, talks highlights and the number of Mets fans he saw rooting for the guys in pinstripes.
  • Business Takeout: The Federal Housing Administration was all set to report on their own financial health, presumably to allay fears that the agency will be the next to need a bailout. But then they abruptly cancelled the report, the press conference and interviews. Louise Story, finance reporter for our partners The New York Times, explains what this means and why we care.
  • The Value: We hear another installment of "The Value," as Farai Chideya looks at what we value most in a bleak economy. In today's segment she interviews Jared Vazales, who chose a career in community gardens. (click through for video)

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Takeouts: Yanks Victory, Unemployment Aid, Stimulus Jobs

Thursday, November 05, 2009

  • Sports Takeout: The Yankees did it! The Bronx Bombers ended their nine-year dry spell with a big win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 of the World Series. Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, our sports correspondent, joins us with the highlights (and he'll try not to gloat too much).
  • Washington Takeout: The U.S. Senate is extending aid to hundreds of thousands of jobless Americans. Our Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, explains that the only thing delaying this assistance was political gridlock.
  • Business Takeout: We take a closer look at President Obama's estimate of how many jobs have been created by the stimulus package so far. As Louise Story, finance reporter for The New York Times, explains, there are some curious calculations behind the administration's numbers.

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Takeouts: Listeners on Food Stamps, Retail Sales, World Series

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

  • Listener Takeout: Listeners respond to our story about the increased numbers of people receiving food stamps with their own tales of what it's like to live with government food assistance.
  • Business Takeout: New York Times finance reporter Louise Story explains why October retail sales numbers point to a profitable holiday spending season.
  • Sports Takeout: Tonight is Game Six of baseball's World Series. The NY Yankees lead the series 3-2 as the games head back to Yankee Stadium in New York. The Takeaway's sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, gives us his take on both teams' ability at playing offense.

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Takeouts: Commerce, China Disneyland, World Series

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: After the U.S. Chamber of Commerce got punk'd by The Yes Men several weeks ago for their reluctance to get behind climate change legislation, one can understand both Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and our own Todd Zwillich being careful reporting on whether the Chamber might be reconsidering its position on climate change ... for real this time.
  • Business Takeout: New York Times finance reporter Louise Story brings details of a new Disney venture in China.
  • Sports Takeout: Can the NY Yankees seal the deal on the World Series when the game returns to home turf in the Bronx? Or will the Phillies take the series to a 7th game? Our own Ibrahim Abdul-Matin has analysis and predictions for Game 6 of the World Series.

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Takeouts: Health in the House, 'Free' Credit Reporting, Saints

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

  • Congress Takeout: Todd Zwillich talks about how House Democrats are hoping to vote on their version of a health care reform bill later this week, while Republicans launch a media campaign opposing it.
  • Money Takeout: Credit reporting agencies are required by law to provide you a free report every year … but that hasn't stopped them from writing insanely catchy jingles to draw customers towards paid options. Louise Story, finance reporter for our partners The New York Times, joins us to discuss when "free" actually means "expensive," and what the FTC is trying to do about it.
  • Sports Takeout: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin recaps Monday Night Football, as the Atlanta Falcons faced the resurgent New Orleans Saints.

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Takeouts: Wall St. Pay, Climate Change, Phillies' Win

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

  • Business Takeout: The Supreme Court signaled they aren't too eager to intervene on excessive pay for Wall Street execs, but the Federal Reserve seems to be champing at the bit. Louise Story, finance reporter for our partners The New York Times, explains.
  • Washington Takeout: Our own Todd Zwillich joins us to talk about the wrangling over climate change legislation on Capitol Hill.
  • Sports Takeout: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin looks at last night's Phillies win over the Yankees as both teams head back to New York for Game 6 of the World Series.

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Takeouts: Bailed Out and Bankrupt, Brett Favre, Listeners on Stimulus

Monday, November 02, 2009

  • Business Takeout: Retail lender CIT files for one of the biggest corporate bankruptcies on record, and takes $2.3 billion in bailout money with it. Louise Story, finance reporter for our partners The New York Times, explains.
  • Sports Takeout: The Takeaway's sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin talks about the decidedly mixed reception ex-Packers quarterback Brett Favre got as he took the Minnesota Vikings to victory in Green Bay over the weekend.
  • Listener Takeout: Listeners respond to our question on whether and how stimulus money is making a difference in their jobs.

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Takeouts: The 2% Option?, Bernie Madoff, World Series

Monday, November 02, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich asks: if the new government estimate that only 2% of the public will actually use a public option is accurate, did it warrant such a big fight? If it passes, will it have enough negotiating clout to matter?   
  • Business Takeout: Bernie Madoff gave a jailhouse interview to the SEC, the agency he says should have caught him years ago. Louise Story, finance reporter for our partner The New York Times, explains why Madoff's multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme passed regulator inspections.
  • Sports Takeout: The Takeaway's Sports Contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, warms the hearts of Yankees fans as he recaps last night's Game 4 and anticipates tonight's Game 5 matchup in Philadelphia.


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Takeouts: GDP, NFL, Listeners Retrain

Friday, October 30, 2009

  • Money Takeout: Louise Story talks about the latest GDP numbers and just how confident consumers seem to be feeling.
  • Sports Takeout: Ibrahim Abdul-Matin looks ahead to the NFL games this weekend.
  • Listener Takeout: We hear stories from listeners who have retrained to keep up with the changing economy.

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Takeouts: Health Care Bill, Credit Cards, World Series Recap

Thursday, October 29, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: Our own Todd Zwillich joins us from Washington to discuss what may have made the cut in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's health care reform bill, due to be unveiled later this morning.
  • Business Takeout: Louise Story, finance reporter for The New York Times, says a new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts [PDF, 910k] finds that 100% (yes, all) of the credit cards issued by the nation's 12 biggest banks are in violation of the recently passed Credit Card Act. The new law goes into effect in February.
  • Sports Takeout: The Takeaway's sports correspondent, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, recaps last night's World Series game: The Philadelphia Phillies came to the Bronx and routed the New York Yankees 6-1.

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Takeouts: Health Care, Home Sales, Listeners on Okra

Thursday, October 29, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: The Takeaway's man in Washington, Todd Zwillich, previews what we can expect from the House's version of health care reform, which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will unveil in Congress later this morning.
  • Business Takeout: Louise Story, finance reporter for The New York Times, says Commerce Department data shows new home sales unexpectedly dropped in September.
  • Listener Takeout: Listeners weigh in on our conversations about okra and the perennial battle over the toilet seat.

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Takeouts: Healthcare Rift, Excessive Pay, and the World Series

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich points out that within the halls of Congress, disagreements over health care reform go way beyond the public option. Look for fierce disagreement over abortion and its funding to enter the debate soon.
  • Business Takeout: New York Times finance reporter Louise Story previews what Obama's pay czar will tell Congress later today about "excessive pay" on Wall Street and what he's planning to do about it.
  • Sports Takeout: The Takeaway's sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin previews the start of the World Series. Will the NY Yankees' star pitcher C.C. Sabathia rout the Philadelphia Phillies in their attempt to hold onto baseball's crown?

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Takeouts: Lieberman, Bailouts, and Listeners on Cleanliness

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

  • Washington Takeout: The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, Todd Zwilich, explains the surprisingly staunch and early stance from Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) against the Democratic health reform bill ... in particular on the inclusion of a public option.
  • Business Takeout: Louise Story, finance reporter for The New York Times, brings us word of yet another government bailout with the hope of preventing another Lehman Brothers–style collapse.
  • Listener Takeout: We hear from listeners arguing whether or not women are more obsessed about cleaning than men.

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Takeouts: Women Directors, NBA preview, Listeners on Credit

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

  • Business Takeout: New York Times business correspondent Louise Story tells us about a new investment fund focusing on companies with women on their boards of directors. 
  • Sports Takeout: Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin recaps Monday Night Football and previews the start of the NBA season. 
  • Listener Takeout: We hear your responses on living without credit cards and our reliance on older relatives during economic hard times.

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