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Answers to Questions about Bitcoin, Even Some You Didn't Even Know You Wanted Ask

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?

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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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Saturday Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

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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Saturday Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

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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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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Political Moneyball on the Campaign Trail

Sunday, August 19, 2012

One of the most famous aphorisms about the campaign world comes from the late Jess "Big Daddy" Unruh, the legendary Speaker of the California Assembly and longtime chief of the state's Democratic Party: "Money is the mother's milk of politics."
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Romney or Obama? The Stock Market Might Have the Answer

Friday, August 03, 2012

There’s a lot of hand wringing going on over the stability of financial markets after a wild morning of trading this week. 

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Will the LIBOR Scandal Jump the Atlantic?

Monday, July 09, 2012

It's big news in Europe right now. Monday morning, before a British Parliamentary committee, a top official with the Bank of England is testifying.

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Unknown Unknowns and the European Economic Crisis

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Every day, there’s another story that says THIS is the event that what will determine if the single currency experiment that is the euro survives: the Greek parliamentary election; the French presidential election; a bailout of Spain’s banking sector; the interest rates on Spain’s 10-year bond; the second parliamentary election in Greece.

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Money Talking: Are Gasoline Prices the Key to the White House?

Friday, June 15, 2012

You remember those headlines a few months back warning of $5 a gallon gas?

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The Mayor’s Drinking Problem—and Ours

Friday, June 01, 2012

The joke-writers can take the rest of the week off; Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s decision to crack down on the sale of oversized sweetened drinks has spawned enough one-liners to fill a week of late-night comedy.

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Do Voters Want CEOs for President?

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

It seems that, whatever we say about the attractiveness of a business background, it hasn't been what we've been voting for — at least, not for the top job.

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Money Talking: Europe Matters! The G-8 Meeting & the Presidential Election

Monday, May 14, 2012

The G-8 nations will be gathering here in the United States and — Wait! Don’t click over to the cute kittens or the latest pictures of Pippa’s calliypygian charms.  This is important stuff! The economic storms still battering Europe, the coming political tensions with a socialist president in France and the continuing chaos in Greece, could all have a major impact on the U.S. economy and — not so incidentally — on the identity of the next American President.

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Money Talking: Rupert Murdoch and Echoes of the Washington Post and Watergate

Friday, May 04, 2012

That noise you heard this week from one side of the Atlantic to the other is the outburst of schadenfreude that greeted a declaration from a British parliamentary committee that Rupert Murdoch was "not a fit person" to run a major international company like News Corporation.

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Money Talks. We Translate.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

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"Money talks, nobody walks," went the old ad for Denison Clothes.

"Money doesn’t talk, it swears," Bob Dylan told us in "It’s Alright Ma."

Well, we’ve got a new spin on that old adage: Money talks -- we translate.

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