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Wall Street Worries About the Economy, Oil And Ebola

Friday, October 17, 2014

Fear fuels the sharp twists in the markets as investors worry about a global slowdown, falling oil prices and Ebola.

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The Takeaway

Bond King's Departure Shakes Up Market

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Known as the "Bond King," Bill Gross founded Pimco in 1971. The firm manages the biggest bond fund in the world, but Gross's departure has unsettled investors.

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The Takeaway

Alibaba Claims America's Largest IPO

Friday, September 19, 2014

Alibaba went public today, and the Chinese e-commerce giant reportedly raised $21.8 billion—the biggest initial public offering ever in United States history. 

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Money Talking

How Important is the Alibaba IPO?

Friday, September 19, 2014

What to make of the attention (and hype) around the public stock offering of the Chinese e-commerce company, expected to be one of the largest in history. 

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Money Talking

Can the Economy Get Out of Its Perpetual Rut?

Friday, June 13, 2014

The stock market keeps hitting record highs, but the economy is sputtering along. What will it take to get it growing again. Plus, how the electronic currency Bitcoin is doing after a bad winter. The stock market keeps hitting record highs, but the economy is stuck in a rut. Tomorrow, WNYC’s Money Talking looks at what it will take to get the economy growing again. Plus, how the electronic currency bitcoin is doing after a winter of ups and downs. Tune in to Money Talking and all the latest news tomorrow on Morning Edition on

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Microseconds Matter: Michael Lewis on High-Frequency Trading

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

How one group of guys figured out that the stock market was being rigged for the benefit of insiders.

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Money Talking

Stock Market Wobbles Despite Economy Growing

Friday, January 31, 2014

This week on Money Talking, what's up with the recent slide in the stock market? And is hosting a Super Bowl a good financial bet for the host city?

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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 Brian Lehrer Show

Stock Market Crash on the Horizon?

Monday, December 02, 2013

The stock market is at historic levels, but analysts are starting to voice concerns right as more casual investors are rushing to join in. Roben Farzad, economics reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses what's driving the growth and why "mom and pop" may have terrible timing.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Latest on Metro-North Derailment; The Next Stock Bubble; Kenneth Cole; What I Carried

Monday, December 02, 2013

The latest on the Metro-North derailment in the Bronx. Cyber Monday meets Obamacare. De Blasio transition latest. Plus: Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Roben Farzad explains why stock market analysts are concerned about casual investors; designer Kenneth Cole talks about how the AIDS research and advocacy group amfAR got its start; stories about immigration and the things people bring with them to their new home countries.

 

Money Talking

What to Make of Faltering Tech Icons like HP and Blackberry

Friday, November 29, 2013

A lot of iconic companies in the tech sector like HP, Cisco and Blackberry have been struggling recently.

 

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WNYC News

Dow Jones Jumps 200 Points on News of Potential Debt Deal

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

News of a deal to raise the debt limit sent stocks soaring Wednesday. The Dow Jones added over 200 points. But traders at the New York Stock Exchange weren't especially impressed.

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Money Talking

Government Shuts Down, Markets Says "Meh"

Friday, October 04, 2013

The federal government is shutdown, but the stock market is holding steady. What gives?

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Money Talking

September Stock Market Blues?

Friday, August 30, 2013

September is historically the worst month for the stock market. Add to that, a showdown over government spending, unrest in the Middle East and nerves about what the Federal Reserve is going to do, and things start to look dire. 

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The Takeaway

Easing Economic Stimulus & Protecting the Fragile Economy

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The financial market is trying to imagine a world without the Federal Reserve system propping up the money supply. Add to that worries in China about consumer confidence and the backing of its own banks in addition to a crises in Brazil, and the summer starts to look hot and dry. Gillian Tett, assistant editor for the Financial Times, joins us to discuss Bernanke's announcement and the apparent market freak out.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: How High Can the Stock Market Go?

Friday, May 31, 2013

The stock market has been on a tear recently with one measure — the Dow Jones Industrial Average — up nearly 17 percent so far this year. The stratospheric rise makes you wonder whether the market can continue to set record highs or if the bottom is about to drop out. 

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Where Is the Economy Headed?

Friday, May 24, 2013

As we approach the summer, unemployment is falling, stocks are rising and housing is looking better than ever. Yet in the past few years, the economy has looked better at the start of the year, only to take a turn for the worse. Will the same happen in 2013?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Joe Nocera on Dow 15,000 and Gun Death 4,000

Friday, May 17, 2013

Joe Noceraop-ed columnist at the New York Times and Money Talking contributor, discusses the implications of the Dow hitting 15,000 and his continuing series focusing on gun violence

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Does the Record Dow Matter?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

The Dow hit a record high yesterday, but other economic indicators show lower wages and diminished household wealth. Dan Gross, columnist and global business editor at Newsweek and the Daily Beast, discusses what numbers really describe the overall state of the new US economy, and who stands to benefit and get left behind.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: Stock Market Rises as Sequester Looms

Friday, March 01, 2013

The Dow is hovering near record highs even as massive federal spending cuts are coming.  Is there a bubble in the making?

+ Hospitals, Researchers to be Hard Hit by Sequester

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