This week Andrew Sorkin talks with CNBC’s “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer and author Jeff Madrick on the bank bailout plan, Carol Kellermann, president of Citizens Budget Commission on the city budget, and Dylan Lauren, owner of Dylan’s Candy Bar, to learn if candy sells in a sour economy.
Featured interviews on the February 12th program:
Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” will discuss the $800 billion stimulus package and whether he feels U.S. Treasury Chief Tim Geithner’s $1 trillion bank bailout plan will work.
Jeff Madrick, author, journalist and director of policy research at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School, will also lend insight into rescuing the banks and the nearly $800 economic stimulus package.
Carol Kellerman is president of the Citizens Budget Commission and will speak on the New York City budget and what this year means for New Yorkers.
Dylan Lauren, owner of Dylan’s Candy Bar and daughter of fashion designer Ralph Lauren, will discuss whether candy is a comfort food in a sour economy.
New York Times business columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin hosts this seven-part television series featuring interviews that address the evolving economic crisis affecting New Yorkers. The show focuses on issues such as the city’s infrastructure and the effect the crisis is having on cultural programs.
It’s the Economy, NY airs Thursdays at 8:00 pm through the end of February 2009.