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If you want big money, you go work for Wall Street. Or at least, that's been the story for decades. But this week, one of financial world's top executives announced she's jumping ship and heading out to the west coast.

Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is going to work for Google as the company's CFO.

Money Talking host Charlie Herman talks to Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle and POLITICO chief economic correspondent Ben White about power, money and gender dynamics as Silicon Valley becomes the economic magnet for millennials and veteran financiers alike.

Meanwhile, in the battle for political power, this week could be considered the official kick-off of the 2016 presidential race. Senator Ted Cruz became the first candidate to declare he's running for President. Does his entry into the race hint at the economic debates in the months ahead?