Streams

 

 

Business

Edit Bucket

Money Talking

New Yorkers crave informed and intelligent business and economic news. Every week, WNYC's Business Editor Charlie Herman hosts regular WNYC contributors Joe Nocera (The New York Times) and Rana Foroohar (Time) to bring you those stories. It’s a conversation that goes beyond the headlines.  Context, conversation and insight. That’s WNYC's Money Talking.

MORE Money Talking>>

Golden State Joe: California Makes A Play For Coffee's Future

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

California's coffee crop is new and small, but farmers are optimistic about its potential. Scientists hope that by growing coffee here they can learn more about how to help the crop resist disease.

Comment

Marketplace

Marketplace Special Podcast: The Business of Creativity

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Hear this one- time event with Kai Ryssdal hosting a conversation about creativity with Amy Poehler, Norman Lear, Gwynne Shotwell and Franklin Leonard. 

Comment

China And U.S., Titans Of Carbon Pollution, Move To Cut Gases

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

China and the U.S. account for more than a third of greenhouse gases — making it vital that any broad climate plans include the pair.

Comment

Morning Edition

Anti-Poverty Groups Prepare For Battles With New Congress

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

They've been fighting to maintain government spending for social services during a tough economy. In January, they'll face an all-Republican Congress, and the likelihood of steeper cuts has increased.

Comment

Morning Edition

U.S., China Agree To Cut Tariffs On High-Tech Products

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The agreement is an unexpected act of cooperation between two countries that have been increasingly at odds over intellectual property, cybersecurity, human rights and trade imbalances.

Comment

Morning Edition

Famous Paintings Sell For Millions At Auction, But The Artist Gets Zero

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Unlike novelists and musicians, visual artists don't get royalties for their work. New legislation aims to fix this by taxing public sales, but auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's oppose the idea.

Comments [1]

Morning Edition

Chinese Shoppers Set Record For 'Singles Day' Shopping Spree

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A day meant to celebrate being single has turned in to the world's largest shopping event. But it's unlikely to catch on in the U.S.

Comment

All Things Considered

NFL, Broadway Fight FCC Auction Of Broadcast Spectrum

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Federal Communications Commission is getting ready to auction off more broadcast spectrum and that has the folks who use wireless microphones very worried.

Comment

PRI's The World

The gas-guzzling Hummer makes a comeback as fuel prices plunge

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Drivers are so happy to see gas prices plummeting that sales of big SUVs are back up in a big way — even those of the notoriously inefficient Hummer. But analysts say that people shouldn't wish for too much of a good thing.

Comment

Marketplace

11-11-2014-Marketplace-Auto Jobs

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services lowered its estimate of how many people will sign up for an ACA health plan this year.  We look at how the size and composition of this year’s pool will affect premiums. Plus, Ford’s new F150 pickup production line starts operating, with hundreds of new auto workers. What kind of jobs is the auto industry is adding as it comes back? Finally, in the wake of a crazy Oklahoma divorce case, we ask how much a CEO really contributes to a company’s success.  

Comment

The Takeaway

Internet at the Speed of Government?

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

President Obama came out in support of net neutrality this week. An advocate against the policy explains why he believes the internet is not a public utility.

Comments [60]

FT Big Read

Battle for Iraq: the Iranian connection

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Battle for Iraq: the Iranian connection

Comment

Pay Attention To The Health Insurance Calendar To Avoid Surprises

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Consumers can sign up for health insurance through the online marketplaces anytime from Nov. 15 to Feb. 15. But waiting can trigger medical bills and the health law's penalties.

Comment

U.S. And China Move Toward Ending Tariffs On High-Tech Gear

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The existing tariff system, which adds as much as 25 percent to the cost of American high-tech exports, covers more than $4 trillion in annual trade, the White House says.

Comment

Politics And A Food Fight Are Stalling A Major U.S.-Asia Trade Deal

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Supporters of expanded trade with Asian nations hoped this week would bring completion of a major deal, but U.S. and Japanese negotiators — and Obama and congressional Republicans — still don't agree.

Comment

Morning Edition

Just In Time For The Holidays: A Life-Size T. Rex Replica

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The replica, nicknamed Stan, is for sale in the Hammacher Schlemmer Christmas catalog. It costs $100,000.

Comment

Morning Edition

Study Shows Long-Term Benefits Of Welfare Program

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Data from the Mothers Pension Program, launched at the turn of the 20th century, finds benefits on education, income and longevity. It's the first to document benefits over the span of a century.

Comment

WNYC News

Now in Brooklyn: A High Tech Knitting Center

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Pratt Institute is opening a business fashion accelerator and production facility in south Williamsburg.

Comment

Morning Edition

Tech Star Wants To Make Diversity Plug-And-Play For Silicon Valley

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Tristan Walker, founder and CEO of Walker & Co. Brands, and J.J. McCorvey, a writer at Fast Company, discuss the tech industry's diversity problem.

Comments [1]

The Leonard Lopate Show

Why the Amazon-Hachette Fight Matters and What It Means for Publishing

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Vanity Fair contributor Keith Gessen explains why more than money is at stake in the publishing industry’s battle against Amazon’s e-book pricing.

Comment