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Episodes

  • 1-22-14 Mid-Day Update – Dodd-Frank digitizes

    Oct 22, 2014 | 7 min
    The CPI increases slightly, and banks struggle to comply with the Volcker Rule.
  • 1-22-214 Morning Report - Gas puzzler

    Oct 22, 2014 | 8 min
    Investors in Europe seem happier today after several big American companies reported stronger than expected earnings.'nbspWe've talked'nbspabout last week's market turmoil.'nbspWhen there's that kind of stock market volatility, there's this impulse to attribute it to something. More on that. And a'nbspnew report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office says that lifting restrictions on exporting crude oil restrictions that have been in place for 4 years could drive down gasoline prices.'nbspWell, that report was written more than a month ago, and oh, how things have changed since then.'nbspThat was before world oil prices'nbspand U.S. gasoline prices slid significantly. We look'nbspat ...
  • 1-22-14 Marketplace Tech - Latinos in tech

    Oct 22, 2014 | 8 min
    First up, Shar VanBoskirk, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, joins us to reflect on Yahoo earnings. Then, Marketplace reporter Sabri Ben-Achour jumps on the show to talk about how digital tools are helping banks keep track of changing rules and regulations. Finally, Gabriel Sama, Managing Editor of CNET en'nbspEspañol, discusses why there aren't more Latinos in the tech industry.
  • 1-21-14 Mid-day Update - Lots to gain and lose from the World Series

    Oct 21, 2014 | 7 min
    A check-in with Yahoo, a look at Oscar de la Renta's career, and the economics of the world series.
  • 1-21-214 Morning Report - The U.S. Liberian community

    Oct 21, 2014 | 7 min
    Investors have been concerned about slow growth in Europe, but now they're looking at China—The country is going to have a hard time hitting its goal for growth it set for this year. More on that.'nbspPlus, we head'nbspto Staten Island to talk about how Ebola has had an economic impact one of the largest Liberian communities in America. 'nbsp
  • 1-21-14 Marketplace Tech - Ebola.com

    Oct 21, 2014 | 8 min
    With Yahoo posting its third quarter earnings today, company CEO Marissa Meyer looks set to provide new information on how the company will evaluate possible acquisitions and cost cutting measures. Meyer has come under increasing pressure of late. What does Meyer need to do to keep her investors happy and is her strategy working? Plus, Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief of Reviews at CNET, on low-end smartwatches. Finally, Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law at Harvard 'amp Co-Founder of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, joins us to talk about domain name speculation and Ebola.com. 'nbsp
  • 1-2-214 Marketplace the Sustained Drop

    Oct 20, 2014 | 27 min
    IBM is paying someone $1.5 billion to buy its chipmaker division. Sometimes it’s more cost effective to pay someone to take a division off your hands than to wind it down yourself. Plus,'nbspThe drop in oil prices looks like a sustained drop - which amounts to a 2 percent discount on one of the global economy’s chief drivers. This is a dramatic economic development with many potential consequences.'nbsp 'nbsp
  • 1-2-14 Mid-Day Update – The next billion

    Oct 20, 2014 | 7 min
    IBM sells chips, SolarCity sells bonds, and tech sells "the next billion."
  • 1-2-214 Morning Report - Preparing for disasters

    Oct 20, 2014 | 7 min
    'nbsp Today, Apple of Cupertino, California will reveal how much money it's been making. Take those profits, divide by the number of shares, and the result could be a record. But with the release of the new, thinner iPad, there's talk that growth for tablets is slowing. But even beyond tablets and the iPhone, Apple has some other money makers. More on that. And the American Indian College Fund celebrates its 25th anniversary. We look at why American Indians and Alaska Natives'nbspmake up just 1 percent'nbspof college students today'nbspand why they are much less likely to graduate than other groups of students. Plus, we're coming up on two years since Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast, wrec...
  • 1-2-14 Marketplace Tech - The next billion

    Oct 20, 2014 | 7 min
    First up, Will Oremus, Senior Tech Writer for Slate, discusses why Apple's future isn't tied to iPad sales. Then, Queena Kim talks about the "The Next Billion," which is shorthand for the next billion people coming online. Who are they? Finally, Peter Eckersley, Technology Projects Director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, on traditional tech industry practices and why they don't lend themselves to secure communication apps.