Understanding today's economy The Naked Economist explains why government needs "hacks" as much as "wonks," why the economic turmoil in Greece matters to us, and what he makes of the latest economic numbers.9:06 a.m.
Charles Wheelan: Author of the "Naked Economist" column for Yahoo Finance. He is a lecturer at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.
Newsmaker: British elections on May 6 Embattled Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown is taking on a Conservative and Liberal Democrat as British voters head to the polls on May 6th. The economy is a key concern for the country, and on this issue the conservatives may have an edge.9:45 a.m.
Bruce Feiler faces his mortality with a plan Bruce Feiler was diagnosed with cancer in 2008 and dreaded the thought of his young daughters growing up without a father figure. So he reached out to six men in his life and asked them to play his role for the girls in all passages of their lives.10:06 a.m.