Friday, May 30, 2014
As the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square approaches, how much the meteoric rise in China's economy has to do with the Chinese government's response to those protests.
Friday, May 23, 2014
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 18, 2014
It's been seven years since the financial meltdown, and more than 10 million people are still out of work across the country. Money Talking asks why CEO pay continues to rise as the economy limps along.
Friday, April 11, 2014
This week, Money Talking explores whether individuals and businesses can trust the internet when much of what's happening on the web makes people squeamish, anxious or downright scared.
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?
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, February 07, 2014
CVS made big news this week when it announced it will stop selling tobacco products by October. The move comes as the drugstore chain has been transitioning away from retail and opening more in-store health clinics. This week on Money Talking examines how the decision could affect the company's bottom line, what it has to do with Obamacare and whether Walgreens is likely to follow suit. Plus, a look at Twitter's first earnings report since its IPO.
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?
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.