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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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HBR Ideacast

336: The High Cost of Rudeness at Work

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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HBR Ideacast

335: Whole Foods' John Mackey on Capitalism's Moral Code

Thursday, January 17, 2013

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Money Talking

Money Talking: The Looming 'Triple Fiscal Fiasco'

Friday, January 11, 2013

Congress narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff, but now lawmakers face a three-pronged problem that some in Washington say makes the fiscal cliff look like a cakewalk. 

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HBR Ideacast

334: Why Organizations Are the Way They Are

Thursday, January 10, 2013

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WNYC News

After Sandy, Few Small Businesses Taking Advantage of Emergency Loans

Sunday, January 06, 2013

The Bloomberg administration estimates that 13,000 businesses in New York City were damaged during Sandy, but more than two months after the storm only a few hundred have been approved for emergency loans.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Will the Fiscal Cliff Deal Spur Companies to Spend and Hire?

Friday, January 04, 2013

For years, we've heard that the markets hate uncertainty. Well, this week, we got some certainty. On Money Talking, Rana Foroohar and Joe Nocera weigh on whether the fiscal cliff deal will spur companies to start spending money and hiring.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Physics of Wall Street.

Friday, January 04, 2013

James Weatherall talks about why many of the mathematicians and software engineers on Wall Street failed when their abstractions turned ugly in practice, and looks at a special breed of physicists with a deep history of revolutionizing finance. He shows how physicists successfully brought their science to bear on some of the thorniest problems in economics, from options pricing to bubbles in The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable.

 

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HBR Ideacast

333: Jeff Bezos on Leading for the Long-Term at Amazon

Thursday, January 03, 2013

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The Leonard Lopate Show

What's Inside America's Banks

Thursday, January 03, 2013

More than four years after the 2008 financial crisis, public trust in banks is as low as ever. Sophisticated investors describe big banks as “black boxes” that may still be concealing enormous risks— the sort that could again take down the economy. Jesse Eisinger's investigation, written with Frank Partnoy, is called  “What’s Inside America’s Banks” and appears in the January/February issue of The Atlantic.

 

 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Spread

Thursday, January 03, 2013

On today’s show: ProPublica’s Jesse Eisinger takes a look at why public trust in banks is at an all time low. Then, Charles Morris describes the first industrial revolution in the United States, which started in the 1820s. Also, a history of peanut butter. And, we’ll investigate whether lead in gasoline was a cause of fluctuations in violent crime over the last 50 years.

Money Talking

Money Talking: Trends in Philanthropic Giving

Friday, December 28, 2012

Philanthropic giving tends to peak in December as big and small donors alike squeeze their donations in before the end-of-year tax deadline. 

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HBR Ideacast

332: Boost Your Productivity With Social Media

Thursday, December 20, 2012

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New Tech City

Debate: Is New York City in a Tech Bubble?

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and eBay have all opened offices in New York City, and the Bloomberg administration is partnering with Cornell University to build a new computer science grad school. But Silicon Alley's exponential growth has some wondering how long the good times will last. 

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Top Business Stories of 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

Ever since the presidential election, the business press has been consumed with the negotiations in Washington to avoid the December 31st fiscal cliff. 

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HBR Ideacast

331: The Rise of the Global Super-Rich

Thursday, December 13, 2012

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WNYC News

Will A $1.9 Billion Settlement Change Banks' Behavior?

Thursday, December 13, 2012

For punishments to work, they need to be both swift and meaningful. The HSBC settlement may be neither.

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New Tech City

Silicon Alley Could Revive NYC's Middle Class, Report Says

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

New York's tech sector has made some entrepreneurs rich. A new study says it could also preserve and grow the city's middle class.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Why Big Banks Are Downsizing

Friday, December 07, 2012

The nation's biggest banks are facing job losses, falling revenue, big spending cuts, not to mention core questions about their very size and scope.

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HBR Ideacast

330: Find the Next Disruptor Before it Finds You

Thursday, December 06, 2012

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