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Money Talking: Former FDIC Chairman Bair on Financial Regulation

Friday, February 22, 2013

President Obama did not mention Wall Street or financial regulation during his State of the Union address. 

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Money Talking: Read This Now! Weekend Reading List

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman, regular contributor Joe Nocera and guest Sheila Bair, the former chairman of the FDIC, tell us what they're reading this weekend.  

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Money Talking: What Should the Minimum Wage Be?

Friday, February 15, 2013

President Obama's surprise call for a minimum wage hike during his State of the Union address Tuesday seems to have the entire nation pondering the same question: What should the minimum wage be?

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Money Talking: Read This Now! Weekend Reading List

Thursday, February 14, 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: Will Manufacturing Rescue the Economy?

Friday, February 08, 2013

American manufacturing got some much-needed buzz when Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in December that a line of Macs will be made in the U.S.A. in 2013

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Ratings Agencies 'Key' to Mortgage Crisis Meltdown

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Standard and Poor’s is the first rating agency to face civil fraud charges from the federal government. The Justice Department filed a civil complaint against the company on Monday. It’s the first federal enforcement action against a credit rating firm since the financial crisis almost five years ago.

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Money Talking: The Economics of Immigration Reform

Friday, February 01, 2013

The push for immigration reform got a shot in the arm this week when a bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators released a comprehensive proposal that would provide a path to citizenship for the country's 11 million undocumented workers. 

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Money Talking: Does Davos Matter?

Friday, January 25, 2013

CEOs, political leaders and even a few celebrities are meeting to rub elbows and discuss the world’s biggest political and economic challenges this week at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Money Talking: Foreclosure Settlements

Friday, January 18, 2013

Today is the deadline to submit claims for a piece of the $25 billion mortgage settlement state attorneys general reached with the five largest mortgage servicers in February 2012. 

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Money Talking: The Looming 'Triple Fiscal Fiasco'

Friday, January 11, 2013

Congress narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff, but now lawmakers face a three-pronged problem that some in Washington say makes the fiscal cliff look like a cakewalk. 

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Money Talking: Will the Fiscal Cliff Deal Spur Companies to Spend and Hire?

Friday, January 04, 2013

For years, we've heard that the markets hate uncertainty and that businesses will stay on the sidelines and hold on to profits when it's unclear how policymakers will act. 

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Money Talking: Trends in Philanthropic Giving

Friday, December 28, 2012

Philanthropic giving tends to peak in December as big and small donors alike squeeze their donations in before the end-of-year tax deadline. 

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Money Talking: Socially Responsible Investing After Newtown

Friday, December 21, 2012

A week after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, the mass shooting continues to have a ripple effect in the conversation around guns, even in the financial community. 

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Money Talking: Top Business Stories of 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

Ever since the presidential election, the business press has been consumed with the negotiations in Washington to avoid the December 31st fiscal cliff. 

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Money Talking: Why Big Banks Are Downsizing

Friday, December 07, 2012

The nation's biggest banks are facing job losses, falling revenue, big spending cuts, not to mention core questions about their very size and scope.

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Money Talking: Future of Economic Growth After the Fiscal Cliff

Friday, November 30, 2012

The question gets more urgent by the day: Can President Obama and Congress cut a deal in the next month to prevent the automatic government spending cuts and tax hikes known as the fiscal cliff?

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Money Talking: Do Americans Care If It's Made in the USA?

Friday, November 23, 2012

Grey is the new black when it comes to post-Turkey shopping. In a growing phenomenon known as "Grey Thursday," more of the largest U.S. retailers are opening on Thanksgiving Day, offering consumers deals a day earlier than Black Friday.

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Money Talking: After Sandy, Who Decides How Federal Aid Is Spent?

Friday, November 16, 2012

Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.

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Money Talking: Will Obama and Congress Avoid the Fiscal Cliff?

Friday, November 09, 2012

With President Barack Obama reelected to a second term and Congress set to reconvene after Veterans Day, all eyes in Washington are set on the January 1 fiscal cliff when billions in spending cuts and tax increases will go into effect.

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Money Talking: The Economic Impact of Sandy

Friday, November 02, 2012

Four days after Hurricane Sandy turned the New York metropolitan area on its head, estimates for the economic damage are coming in as high as $50 billion — making it one of the costliest storms on record.

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