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Charlie Herman

Business and Economics Editor

Charlie Herman appears in the following:

Saturday Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributors Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time tell us what they're reading this weekend. 

 

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CFTC Files Suit Against Former MF Global CEO John Corzine

Friday, June 28, 2013

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed a lawsuit Thursday against former MF Global CEO John Corzine over his role in the loss of $1 billion in customer funds when the brokerage firm collapsed in late 2011.

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Chef Shortage Has Manhattan Restaurants Starving for Cooks

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

New York has long been the place for chefs who want to make a name for themselves in the culinary world. 

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New Tech City: Algorithmic Trading For the Masses

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Many Wall Street firms make thousands of trades a second from computer terminals, but the technology is so expensive that only the biggest firms can take advantage of it. This week on New Tech City, meet one local company that wants to give everyone a chance to trade fast — and maybe take back some power from the big boys on Wall Street.

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Busking 101: Street and Subway Performers Earning a Living

Friday, June 21, 2013

Just how much money can you make singing in the subway?

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Money Talking: The End of the Stimulus?

Friday, June 21, 2013

The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates low and taken other measures to stimulate the economy in recent years, but we've always known the extraordinary measures were not going to last forever.

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NSA Surveillance as a Teachable Moment?

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

What can we learn from the NSA's surveillance program? A lot, according to Chris Lawrence, senior director of the Mozilla Mentor Community. He calls the scandal's aftermath "a teachable moment."

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New Tech City: NSA Surveillance Backlash

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

In the wake of news that the National Security Agency is collecting vast amounts of digital data about the online activity of U.S. citizens, the federal government has said the program — known as PRISM — is crucial for homeland security. Of course, not everyone agrees.

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The Business Relationship Between the U.S. and China

Friday, June 14, 2013

The leaders of the United States and China recently met to try to establish a new and better relationship between the two superpowers. This week on Money Talking, Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time magazine report from China on what Chinese government officials and business leaders are saying. 

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New Tech City: How to Disappear from the Internet

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The specifics of a secret government surveillance program called Prism are still being uncovered, but last week it was revealed that for the past six years, the National Security Agency has been collecting people’s emails, photos and videos from companies like Google, Apple and Facebook.

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Government Surveillance: How Worried Are You?

Friday, June 07, 2013

So the government's tapping vast amounts of internet data and tracking phone calls. How concerned are you?

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The Latest Unemployment Report and What it Reveals About Our Economic Recovery

Friday, June 07, 2013

More bad news for the Obama administration this morning. May's employment numbers are here and they're not looking good. The unemployment rate rose to 7.6%. U.S. employers added 175 thousand jobs but more job seekers entered the market. Charlie Herman, Business and Economics Editor for Takeaway co-producer for WNYC, explains what this means for the economic recovery.

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Saturday Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Friday, June 07, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributor Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Diane Brady of Bloomberg Businessweek tell us what they're reading this weekend. 

 

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Money Talking: The Future of Amazon

Friday, June 07, 2013

This week in a courthouse in Manhattan, Apple is defending itself against federal charges that it colluded with the nation’s biggest publishers to raise the price of e-books.

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New Tech City: Tech for Special Needs Kids

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

For many students with special needs in New York City, this school year marks the fist time they joined others in a regular classroom setting. With this integration comes the need for assistive technologies to help level the playing field.

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Saturday Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Friday, May 31, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributors Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time magazine tell us what they're reading this weekend. 

 

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Money Talking: How High Can the Stock Market Go?

Friday, May 31, 2013

The stock market has been on a tear recently with one measure — the Dow Jones Industrial Average — up nearly 17 percent so far this year. The stratospheric rise makes you wonder whether the market can continue to set record highs or if the bottom is about to drop out. 

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Budget Deficit Shrinks as Consumer Confidence Grows

Thursday, May 30, 2013

The federal budget deficit is shrinking. What’s more, it’s shrinking far faster than anyone in Washington anticipated it would. That bit of information, together with a slew of other recent economic reports about the state of the housing market and consumer confidence paint a brighter picture of the economy than we’ve gotten used to seeing. Charlie Herman, WNYC Business Editor breaks down the numbers.

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New Tech City: Tech Studies at NYC Universities

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Three New York universities are launching new tech-based programs designed to study, analyze and find solutions to real-world problems. 

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Weekend Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Friday, May 24, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman, regular contributor Rana Foroohar with Time magazine and Peter Fisher, senior director of the BlackRock Investment Institute, tell us what they’re reading this weekend.

 

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