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HBR Ideacast

361: Big Brain Theory

Thursday, July 18, 2013

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When Employees Need More Than An Advance On Their Paycheck

Monday, July 15, 2013

Some companies offer employees one-on-one financial counseling. The service can be revealing.

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HBR Ideacast

360: The Booming Business of Craft Cocktails

Thursday, July 11, 2013

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Banks, Borrowed Money And Bailouts

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

A proposed new rule would force big banks to rely less on borrowed money, and more on money that belongs to the banks themselves.

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Episode 471: The Eddie Murphy Rule

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

On today's show, we answer one of the most important questions in finance: What actually happens at the end of Trading Places?

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The End Of A 2-Second Advantage For High-Speed Traders

Monday, July 08, 2013

Under pressure from the New York attorney general, a private company will end a program that we talked about on the show last month.

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HBR Ideacast

359: Attacking the Sleep Conspiracy

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

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Radio Rookies

Thirsty for Sneakers

Sunday, June 30, 2013

It’s no secret that a lot of teenagers love sneakers. But for some kids, their passion for kicks consumes hours each day, and hundreds of dollars every season.   “Sneakerheads”, as they call themselves, will queue up overnight to be the first to buy a limited edition pair of Jordans. Radio Rookies Josh and Kyrie routinely try to convince their mothers to shell out $200-$300 for a new pair of shoes, which are walking markers of status for many teens, while Rookie Gibran finds the whole thing over the top. The three Rookies take listeners inside the wonderful and colorful world of Sneakerheads.

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HBR Ideacast

358: IT in the Cloud Era

Thursday, June 27, 2013

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Forces Behind the Arab Spring; Changes in Hollywood; Rufus Wainwright on Kate McGarrigle's Life and Music; Matt Taibbi

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Join guest host Richard Hake on tomorrow’s show when he speaks to political scientist Shibley Telhami about the driving forces behind the Arab Spring. Veteran Hollywood producer Lynda Obst looks at the major transformation in the movie business over the last decade. Director Lian Lunson talks about her documentary “Sing the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle,” along with Rufus Wainwright. And Rolling Stone contributing editor Matt Taibbi explains what new documents reveal about the role that the rating agencies played in the 2008 financial meltdown.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

SCOTUS: Good for Business

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The affirmative action and gay marriage rulings got most of the headlines, but several of this year's smaller Supreme Court rulings had a decidedly pro-business bent. New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak discusses how the Chamber of Commerce pulled off a "clean sweep", and why the Roberts court is so friendly to corporate America.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Matt Taibbi on the Last Mystery of the Financial Crisis

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Rolling Stone Contributing Editor Matt Taibbi discusses what new documents reveal about the role that the rating agencies played in the 2008 financial meltdown. His latest article is "The Last Mystery of the Financial Crisis."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Stimulus: An End in Sight?

Friday, June 21, 2013

Felix Salmon, finance blogger for Reuters, discusses the announcement that the Federal Reserve will begin winding down stimulus efforts, and what this plan means for interest rates.

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HBR Ideacast

357: Read Fiction and Be a Better Leader

Thursday, June 20, 2013

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Episode 466: DIY Finance

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Mike Smith has thousands of dollars stashed around his house in different accounts. Tamara Bullock is part of an informal savings club. Miguel Rada has a whole bank in his pocket — he takes deposits from some people and lends to others.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Happy Birthday Sylvia Porter

Monday, June 17, 2013

Listen to a 23-year-old Sylvia Porter, the inventor of the personal finance column, on WQXR's Author Meets Critics (1936). 

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Episode 396: A Father Of High-Speed Trading Thinks We Should Slow Down

Friday, June 14, 2013

Thomas Peterffy's life story includes a typing robot, a proto-iPad, and a vast fortune he amassed as one of the first people to use computers in financial markets.

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When People Make Their Own Banks

Friday, June 14, 2013

An ex-con lends money to people in need; a group of friends creates a savings club. Even without banks, people often figure out how to get the money they need, when they need it.

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HBR Ideacast

356: Why We Need to Redefine Intelligence

Thursday, June 13, 2013

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HBR Ideacast

355: Pricing Strategies People Love

Thursday, June 06, 2013

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