Katty Kay: Lead Anchor, BBC World News America and Co-author, Womenomics

I think that is the single biggest challenge for America right now and that’s how to stay number one in the face of global competition and these changes that are going on at home let me give you a couple of numbers that show you the magnitude of what America is facing right now in 2003 IBM had […]

With new outbreaks of COVID-19, are we on the ‘precipice’ of a pandemic?

JUDY WOODRUFF: The virus that quarantined whole cities in China has now spread to new countries, and fears are growing. Wall Street cratered today, as major indexes plunged more than 3 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average lost over 1,000 points to close at 27,960. The Nasdaq fell 355 points. And the S&P 500 dropped 111. All of […]

Why the economic impact of COVID-19 might outlast the outbreak

And now to the financial fallout. And for that, we turn to Diane Swonk, chief economist at the advisory firm Grant Thornton. Diane Swonk, welcome back to the “NewsHour” to you. DIANE SWONK, Grant Thornton: Oh, good to see you. JUDY WOODRUFF: So, what is it that the financial markets have seen today and over the last few […]

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