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The Takeaway

All the Corrupt Foreign Money Flowing into U.S. Real Estate

Monday, February 09, 2015

Years after Michael Bloomberg said it'd be a godsend for the world's billionaires to move to New York, a Times investigation found foreign buyers using luxury condos to hide corruption.

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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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Listen to Lucy

Banks should be more like the FT

Monday, May 05, 2014

Banks should be more like the FT

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The Takeaway

From Wall Street to the Trailer Park

Thursday, April 17, 2014

For around 12 million Americans, a trailer park home is simply the best bet financially. That's why two former Wall Street investment bankers are getting into the business.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Volcker Rule and You

Friday, December 13, 2013

Heidi Moore, finance and economics editor at The Guardian, talks about the new financial regulation restricting how banks can trade securities and invest with their own funds.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Can President Hollande turn things around?

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Can President Hollande turn things around?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

U.S. Invests in Africa

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

John Campbell, Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses President Obama's trip to Africa and how U.S. policy toward the continent has changed since the Bush Administration--and the kinds of investments the President is advocating for there.

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Listen to Lucy

Bosses fail the 10-year-old test

Monday, January 14, 2013

Bosses fail the 10-year-old test

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The Takeaway

Gold Prices Plunge to $1600 Per Ounce

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

For months gold had been on a fantastic run, but last week gold prices plunged 9.6 percent, and then Monday another 2 percent, to $1,600 an ounce. Investors usually consider gold a safe bet, but they may not think of them that way anymore.

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WNYC News

Q&A | 5 Questions With an Investor on 401Ks After Stocks Swing

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

After another volatile day on Wall Street, WNYC checked in with Erika Safran founder of Safran Wealth Advisors, to see how her clients — many retired and living off of their 401Ks and investments are reacting.

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The Takeaway

Nation Building at Home: Adding Up the Numbers

Friday, June 24, 2011

President Obama is selling his plan to pull troops out of Afghanistan by describing it as an opportunity to refocus on the domestic health of America. His term, "nation building at home" recalls the great American eras like the industrial and gilded ages. They eventually led to new railroads and highways, the infrastructure that powered us into the boom time of the 1950s.

 

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It's A Free Blog

A Good Speech, But to the Wrong Audience

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Last night I watched with 100 of my fellow political junkies as President Obama gave his third State of the Union address. We tweeted along, in earnest, with mostly substantive commentary, though the tweets were laced with wry humor about John Boehner's emotional reaction to Obama's remark about his boyhood and whether Vice President Biden himself was tweeting.

I said on this page yesterday that, for Obama, this speech needed to be a big transformational moment, a speech that would evoke FDR and Kennedy, one that would remind us why we voted for him in the first place.

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On Being

Jacqueline Novogratz — A Different Kind of Capitalism [remix]

Thursday, August 19, 2010

The devastation of the Haiti earthquakes and the lack of infrastructure for responding to the disaster have deepened an ongoing debate over foreign aid, international development, and helping the poorest of the world's poor. Jacqueline Novogratz, whose

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On Being

[Unedited] Jacqueline Novogratz with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 19, 2010

The devastation of the Haiti earthquakes and the lack of infrastructure for responding to the disaster have deepened an ongoing debate over foreign aid, international development, and helping the poorest of the world's poor. Jacqueline Novogratz, whose

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