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Banks Avoid Bad Press with Secret FDIC Settlements

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Since 2007, nearly 500 banks of failed, but rather than sue those banks for losses and malfeasance, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has opted for settlements that often go unreported. LA Times reporter Scott Reckard talks about having to obtain information about FDIC settlements through a Freedom of Information Act request.

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The Takeaway

What the Developing World Can Teach Us about Economic Growth

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Over the last few decades, while countries like China, Brazil and India have emerged as economic powerhouses , the United States and Europe are left wringing their hands over the debt crisis and the great recession.

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Episode 443: Don't Believe The Hype

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Despite all the celebration, the Dow Jones industrial average has not hit record highs recently. If you adjust for inflation, the highs just aren't as high as they seem. On today's show, we rain on the Dow's parade and explain why a lot of very smart people say we should ignore the Dow.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Read This Now! Weekend Reading List

Thursday, March 07, 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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HBR Ideacast

342: Solving America's Innovation Crisis

Thursday, March 07, 2013

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The Dow Isn't Really At A Record High (And It Wouldn't Matter If It Were)

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

After adjusting for inflation, the Dow is still below its earlier peaks. (Also: The Dow is a pretty random measure of the market.)

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Ask A Banker: Shadow Banking Is Like Banking, Only Shadier

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Banking is a highly regulated beast. Shadow banking, not so much.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Stock Market Rises as Sequester Looms

Friday, March 01, 2013

The Dow is hovering near record highs even as massive federal spending cuts are coming.  Is there a bubble in the making?

+ Hospitals, Researchers to be Hard Hit by Sequester

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Read This Now! Weekend Reading List

Friday, March 01, 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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HBR Ideacast

341: Improve Your Business Writing

Thursday, February 28, 2013

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WNYC News

Wall Street Bonuses and Profits Rose in 2012, Comptroller Says

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Bonuses are up for workers on Wall Street, thanks to there being fewer of them.  A new report from the New York state comptroller finds that profits tripled and the number of employees is still smaller than before the financial crisis.

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Money Talking

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, so what does that mean for banking regulation during the president's second term?

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Money Talking

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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HBR Ideacast

340: Mary Robinson on Influence Without Authority

Thursday, February 21, 2013

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Money Talking

Money Talking: What Should the Minimum Wage Be?

Friday, February 15, 2013

President Obama wants the minimum wage to increase from $7.25 to $9 an hour. Too much?  Too little?  What's the right wage?

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Money Talking

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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HBR Ideacast

339: Why We're All in Sales

Thursday, February 14, 2013

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HBR Ideacast

338: Encyclopaedia Britannica's Transformation

Thursday, February 07, 2013

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HBR Ideacast

337: Manage Up and Across with Your Mentor

Thursday, January 31, 2013

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The Takeaway

Former NFL Quarterback Steve Bono on His Financial Life After Football

Monday, January 28, 2013

Steve Bono knows the importance of staying financially healthy after a successful career in professional sports. Bono spent roughly a decade and a half as a quarterback in the NFL, bouncing between teams, vying for playing time, and constantly worrying that he could lose his livelihood at a moment's notice. The former quarterback is teaming up with New York University for a study entitled, "The Financially Healthy Athlete."

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