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The Brian Lehrer Show

AG Schneiderman: Dark Pools and Other Scams

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Eric Schneiderman, New York's attorney general, is suing Barclays over "dark pools" and high speed trading that many say put regular investors at an unfair disadvantage. He also talks about some of his office's settlement with a fundraising organization that was scamming veterans, and other agenda items.

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The Takeaway

Major Bank Pleads to Criminal Charges for First Time in 20 Years

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Agreeing to pay $2.6 billion in penalties, Credit Suisse admitted to helping wealthy Americans evade their taxes by hiding their money in offshore accounts.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Should We Care About Owning a Home?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

On average, real estate is a much worse investment than stocks and bonds. Yet Americans are still fixated on the idea of home ownership.

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New Tech City

This Mom Loves Bitcoins, If Only She Could Find Hers

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

This lively suburban mom shocked her kids by revealing she had enough bitcoins to buy a Ferrari. Then disappointed them with the news she couldn't remember where, or how, she got the new, confusing, virtual currency or how to access her stash. So New Tech City jumped in to help. 

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The Takeaway

How to Make $1 Billion

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

If you had the good luck to play the S&P 500 absolutely perfectly, it would’ve been possible to transform a $1,000 investment into hundreds of billions of dollars in returns. How? David Yanofsky, reporter for Quartz, tells you how.

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The Takeaway

Why Has the Stock Market Been Climbing?

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The NASDAQ reached its highest levels in 13 years this week, breaching the 4,000 mark—and putting the index 33 percent higher than where it was last year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 have already set several records of their own this year. So what’s driving this spike? And what do these climbing stock prices tell us about the broader health of the economy? Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor of Time Magazine, takes a look at the forces pushing our economy and markets.

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Money Talking

Shareholder Activism Run Amok

Friday, August 16, 2013

It's been a week of ups and downs for shareholder activists — powerful investors who buy up stock in companies to shake them up and get the stock price moving. 

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The Takeaway

The London Whale Walks Free

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Former JPMorgan Chase & Co. trader Bruno Iksil tallied more than $6.2 billion in losses last year in one of the company's most questionable and disastrous years of trading. But Iksil won't be facing charges for his role in JPMorgan's actions—he'll be serving as an informant. Heidi Moore, The Guardian's U.S. finance and economics editor explains.

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New Tech City

Making it Easier for Start-ups To Raise Money

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently voted to make it easier for private companies, start-ups, hedge funds, just about any privately-held company looking to raise money to advertise to the public.

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Money Talking

Companies and Political Contributions

Friday, April 26, 2013

Publicly traded companies may soon be required to disclose political donations if the Security and Exchange Commission accepts the arguments from investors, elected officials and several corporate and securities law experts.

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New Tech City

LearnVest CEO Alexa von Tobel on Modern-Day Money Management

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

"I would say that financial education is a civil right." — Alexa von Tobel, founder and CEO of LearnVest, on the inspiration behind her startup that pairs users with certified financial planners. 

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New Tech City

Your Guide to Personal Finance Apps

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Ready to take your finances digital? Smartphone apps and browser extensions like Manilla, Personal Capital and Hukkster can help you organize your bills and statements, monitor your investments and find shopping discounts online. 

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New Tech City

New Tech City: Will Personal Finance Apps Replace the Financial Planner?

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

With Tax Day come and gone again, New Tech City’s Manoush Zomorodi looks at the online services that might help you get on top of your finances for the this year.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Activist Investors Shake Up American Companies

Friday, April 12, 2013

Some of the most well-known companies in corporate America have recently landed at the center of some pretty rough and tumble fights between their board of directors and activist investors.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Read This Now! Weekend Reading List

Friday, April 12, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman, regular contributor Rana Foroohar of Time magazine, and guest Steve Bertoni of Forbes magazine tell us what they’re reading this weekend. 

 

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The Takeaway

A Modern Guide to Money

Monday, October 15, 2012

For those of us lucky enough to be employed and making money, there seems to be no good place for us for us to invest that money. Is the solution to put it back in our wallet?

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Please Explain: 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and Saving for Retirement

Friday, June 08, 2012

Tax-advantaged accounts like the 401(k), 403(b), and 457 plans are popular ways to invest money for retirement, but unlike traditional pension plans, these plans require people to manage their investment strategies yourselves. Eleanor Laise, Editor, Kiplinger's Retirement Report, and Anthony Webb, research economist at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, discuss how these plans work, how best to manage them, and how to plan—and save—for retirement.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Underreported: The Martin Act & Investor Lawsuits

Thursday, May 10, 2012

University of Pennsylvania law professor David Skeel explains the recent judicial expansion of the Martin Act of 1921, which now makes it easier for private investors to file lawsuits against investment firms.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Locavesting

Monday, August 08, 2011

Amy Cortese discusses the ways that investing in local businesses, rather than faceless conglomerates, can bring investors profits while building healthy, self-reliant communities. In Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It, she argues that in the wake of the financial crisis, investors would be better served investing their money in businesses and people within their community rather than investing it on Wall Street.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Eddie Brown: Beating the Odds

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Eddie Brown, founder and president of Baltimore-based Brown Capital Management and author of Beating the Odds: Eddie Brown's Investing and Life Strategiestells his story of overcoming obstacles and making it big.

Event: Eddie Brown will be at Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe, 2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd. at 125th Street, on Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

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