Charlie Herman appears in the following:
Friday, May 16, 2014
The new regulator of mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reverses course to stimulate the housing market and the economy.
Friday, May 09, 2014
The former Treasury Secretary's forthcoming book Stress Test details his account of account of just what happened during the financial crisis.
Friday, May 02, 2014
Founded 165 years ago in Brooklyn, the U.S. pharma giant wants lower taxes, and is willing to become a British company to get them.
Friday, April 25, 2014
The business world took note this week when Buffett abstained from voting against a pay package for Coke executives he'd previously called "excessive."
Friday, April 04, 2014
Why did it take GM over a decade to respond to a defect the carmaker has linked to 13 deaths and dozens of accidents? And has high-frequency trading rigged the stock market? Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time discuss.
Friday, March 28, 2014
As President Obama tightens the screws on wealthy Russians, they might have to chose between their love for the motherland land or their pocketbooks.
Friday, March 21, 2014
The 1 percent pushes back against the rise of populism.
Friday, March 14, 2014
Congress moves to get the government out of the mortgage business.
Friday, March 07, 2014
In Ukraine, what started as an economic crisis has turned political. What will it take to resolve the stalemate?
Friday, February 28, 2014
The looming crisis is getting closer — and it’s keeping elected officials like Chris Christie up at night. Here’s how cities and states are finding billions to fix the problem.
Friday, February 21, 2014
The FCC is renewing its efforts to pass net neutrality rules to keep the internet free and open. These days, we can't live without the web, just like we can't live without water or power. So, should the government regulate internet access like a utility?
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Also on Today's Show: A new report out by the Congressional Budget Office shows that increasing the federal minimum wage would mean an increase in family income but also the elimination of some low-wage jobs...The top five in the world sounds pretty impressive everywhere from academics, to wealth or life expectancy. It's impressive everywhere except the Olympics. What is it like for an Olympic athlete to finish in fourth place?
Friday, February 14, 2014
Friday is the final day of voting for what could be a different type of relationship between management and labor in this country, and it's happening in a place not usually associated with unions: Tennessee.
Friday, January 31, 2014
This week on Money Talking, what's up with the recent slide in the stock market? And is hosting a Super Bowl a good financial bet for the host city?
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
It seems totally contradictory, but that distracting device in your hand can also be your salvation for focusing your mind through meditation.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Today the New York Department of Financial Services begins its first of two days of hearings on digital currencies like Bitcoin. Charlie Herman, economics editor for WNYC, discusses how today's hearings could change our understanding of virtual currency. While Bitcoin may be on the rise, the currencies in emerging markets are on the decline. Gillian Tett, assistant managing editor and columnist at The Financial Times, predicted the early months of 2014 would bring this sort of turbulence.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Bitcoin. It's the latest tech "disruption" because if it's successful it could upend banks, Wall Street and good-old, cold-hard cash. But if it's not all about the Benjamins, then what's it all about?
Friday, January 24, 2014
It isn't traded on the New York Stock Exchange — not yet, at least — but it does have a brand new "center" just down the street. It's not backed by any government, but its growing popularity is prompting regulators to step in and ask if they should turn on the lights and pull back the punch bowl. It's the virtual currency "bitcoin," and it's coming to a digital wallet near you.
Friday, January 17, 2014
The President announces new guidelines for NSA surveillance. Tech CEOs prepare gather with other business and world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. And Target tries to soothe customers’ fears after hackers obtain millions of credit and debit card accounts. What's the connection? It’s all about our personal data. On Money Talking, why everyone – governments, companies, and hackers – want it: Privacy, people and the bottom line.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Tech entrepreneurs say a federal court ruling will have a profound and negative impact on the Internet. "You may find that your Internet service provider is functioning more like a cable company," says On The Media's Brooke Gladstone.