KPCC business analyst Mark Lacter says supermarkets are expected to fare well during the recession, but that they're still doing some belt-tightening; and two well-known lenders are changing their names.
KPCC business analyst Mark Lacter looks at where in Southern California home prices are rising and dropping; Mark also breaks down the deal between the world's biggest concert promoter and the world's biggest concert ticket service.
KPCC's business analyst Mark Lacter talks about a lawsuit that Screen Actors Guild president Alan Rosenberg has filed to get the union to reinstate executive director Doug Allen; Mark also looks at the trouble surrounding newspapers.
Home Depot, American Express and other companies cut more than 60,000 jobs on Monday. KPCC's business analyst Mark Lacter discusses what kind of impact the layoffs will have on the local economy; Mark also looks at how the recession may affect downtown L.A.
KPCC's business analyst Mark Lacter discusses whether the recession has put a bigger gap between the "haves" and "have-nots"; Mark also looks at whether unemployment in the Southland is headed above 10 percent.