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The Brian Lehrer Show

A 1999 Story We Missed

Monday, October 13, 2014

The repeal of Glass-Steagall didn't get much attention in 1999, but it sowed the seeds for the financial crisis. "25 Years in 25 Days" talks to former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

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FT Big Read

Why Chinese migrants are doing so well in Spain

Friday, October 10, 2014

Why Chinese migrants are doing so well in Spain

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HBR Ideacast

428: Focus More on Value Capture

Thursday, October 09, 2014

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The Leonard Lopate Show

From "Amortization" to "Zombie Banks": Making Sense of Money Jargon

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The ever-eloquent John Lanchester explains how the world of finance really works--from what GDP is and how hedge funds work to what AAA ratings and yield curves actually mean. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Finance, Fine Art, Francis Fukuyama

Thursday, October 09, 2014

John Lanchester explains the language of finance. MoMA’s exhibit “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs.” Francis Fukuyama looks at what creates a well-functioning modern state.

Episode 574: The Buffalo Talk-Off

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Today on the show: The story of a guy who tried to make something of himself by getting into a rough business. And the story of a time when the world went wild for debt.

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PRI's The World

How a New York court got to dictate terms to a entire country

Friday, October 03, 2014

Argentina has South America's third-largest economy, but many of its financial decisions are now subject to the review of a New York court. That's because Argentina turned to American firms to borrow money, and the US legal system now gets to decide how its debts will be handled.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Banks Profit from Captive Customers in Prison

Thursday, October 02, 2014

If you have a family member in prison, sending them money to pay for basic necessities like toilet paper and warm clothing often comes with high fees. 

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FT Big Read

Under fire: the Iraqi army vs Isis

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Under fire: the Iraqi army vs Isis

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HBR Ideacast

427: Does Your Sales Team Know Your Strategy?

Thursday, October 02, 2014

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HBR Ideacast

426: How Google Manages Talent

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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FT Big Read

Russia: the arrest of Vladimir Yevtushenkov

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Russia: the arrest of Vladimir Yevtushenkov

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Transportation Nation

First Look: The MTA's 2015-2019 Capital Program

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway, a contactless fare payment system, and Metro-North trains into Penn Station: it's all part of the MTA's proposed new five-year capital plan.
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Transportation Nation

The MTA's Next Capital Program Faces Massive Shortfall

Monday, September 22, 2014

The MTA says nearly half of its upcoming capital program — which includes projects like the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway — is unfunded.
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HBR Ideacast

425: Fixing the College Grad Hiring Process

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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PRI's The World

London is becoming the newest hub of Islamic finance

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Already one of the world’s major financial centers, London is now going after an even bigger piece of the pie — Islamic finance. The sector is growing by 30 percent a year, so British government officials are pushing for a public, high-profile campaign to establish the city as a hub.

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FT Big Read

Internet on a leash?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Internet on a leash?

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All Things Considered

A Tiny, $25 Million Mistake

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A small mistake in a contract can cost a company $25 million. But, most of the time, business doesn't work that way.

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HBR Ideacast

424: How Silicon Valley Became Uncool

Thursday, September 11, 2014

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FT Big Read

Catalonia: another country?

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Catalonia: another country?

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