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FT Big Read

Battle for Iraq: the Iranian connection

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Battle for Iraq: the Iranian connection

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Episode 581: Free Money

Friday, November 07, 2014

There's a term in economics, arbitrage, that basically means free money. It's a risk-free way to buy low and sell high. Arbitrages are nearly impossible to find. Today, two guys who say they did.

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HBR Ideacast

433: How to Change Someone's Behavior with Minimal Effort

Thursday, November 06, 2014

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PRI's The World

What is a ruble and why is it in trouble?

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The Russian currency, the ruble, is heading downward, after the central bank in Moscow ended its efforts to prop it up. That could mean political trouble for Vladimir Putin.

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FT Big Read

Virgin Galactic and the Richard Branson brand

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Virgin Galactic and the Richard Branson brand

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Why Bankers Didn't Go to Jail

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Why are some big firms Too Big to Jail?

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HBR Ideacast

432: Is the Corporate Campus Dying?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

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FT Big Read

Israel's expanding settlements

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Israel's expanding settlements

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FT Big Read

Israel's expanding settlements

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Israel's expanding settlements

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Trip through the Shadowy Underworld of Consumer Debt Collection

Monday, October 27, 2014

Jake Halpern tells the story of a former banking executive and a former armed robber, who became partners in the shady, unregulated world of consumer debt collection.

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Money Talking

Should Companies Report Profits Less Often?

Friday, October 24, 2014

As another corporate earnings season winds down, we wonder if investors would better off with less information. Plus, we trace how to negotiate—not haggle—for a raise.

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HBR Ideacast

431: Myths About Entrepreneurship

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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The Takeaway

Following The Money in The War Against Ebola

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The United Nations says nearly $1 billion would be needed to tackle Ebola in West Africa, but only $400 million has been received so far. Where is the money going? 

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FT Big Read

Silk Road Redux - a conversation with Tobias Buck

Friday, October 17, 2014

Silk Road Redux - a conversation with Tobias Buck

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HBR Ideacast

430: Disrupting TV's Status Quo

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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All Things Considered

Spreadsheets, Ex-Cons And A Karate Studio: Life At The Bottom Of The Debt Business

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Not all debt collectors work at banks or big, corporate agencies. Many work at small, storefront shops. At least one worked in a former karate studio.

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WNYC News

Ex-Financial Analyst Facing Insider Trading Charge

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A former senior finance analyst at Merck & Co. is facing an insider trading charge in New York federal court for passing along secrets that earned $722,000 in illegal profits

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HBR Ideacast

429: The Condensed November 2014 Issue

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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PRI's The World

Ireland looks to close a major tax loophole, but some Irish want to keep the money flowing

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

An improving economy and declining unemployment mean that Ireland is finding its footing again, and looking to close a controversial loophole that let huge corporations avoid taxes there. But some Irish people think all's fair in love and finance, and want the so-called 'Double Irish' to stay.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Crash Course: What We Should Have Learned from the Financial Crisis

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Financial Times', Martin Wolf explains what caused the 2007-08 financial crisis and looks at whether regulations have made out financial system more stable and sustainable.

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