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Money Talking

Bankers' Misbehavior Might be a Matter of Culture

Friday, April 24, 2015

Deutsche Bank joins the ranks of banks punished for manipulating interest rates. A new study suggests Wall Street culture might be to blame.

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Money Talking

Trading Pantsuits for Hoodies

Friday, March 27, 2015

A move by Wall Street's top female executive for a job at Google could mean finance isn't the biggest game in town anymore.

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The Takeaway

Michael Lewis: Wall Street is Robbing Americans

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A year after the release of his book "Flash Boys," which exposed the dodgy practices of high frequency traders, author Michael Lewis says it is business as usual on Wall Street.

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Money Talking

Look Who's Talking! Wall Street Reflects on the Financial Crisis

Friday, March 20, 2015

More than six years later, Wall Street CEOs are reflecting on what happened. But not the ones who made millions even as their companies collapsed.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The CEOs Who Stayed On After The Financial Crisis

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Most of the CEOs who led Wall Street to the brink of collapse in 2008 got huge payouts as their firms went under, but others stayed at the helm.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Wall Street CEOs Today and the Fighter Pilot Who Duped North Korea

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

William D. Cohan on Wall Street CEOs. The North Korean lieutenant who stole his way to freedom. Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade. Patricia T. O’Conner on the language of Spring.

WNYC News

Bigger Bonuses on Wall Street, and a Few New Hires

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

In a sign of the improving economy, bankers and traders took home more money in 2014.

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WNYC News

Big Wall Street Bonuses Are Back

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Thanks to decisions made during the financial crisis, today's soaring stock market equals big payouts for those who work on Wall Street.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Paul Krugman Says Recent Spending Bill Was "Designed to be Eye-Glazing"

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Nobel-winning economist on how the bill hid some surprise rollbacks to 2010 Wall Street reforms, and what it means for our financial future.

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WNYC News

Senate's New Climate for Wall Street: Warmer With A Chance of Surprises

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Republican wins could give a boost to banks.

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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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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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WNYC News

Climate Protests Continue, Occupy Wall Street Style

Monday, September 22, 2014

On the heels of Sunday's peaceful march for climate change, activists staged a sit-in near Wall Street Monday, blocking traffic on Broadway all afternoon.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Inside Story of One of the Largest Financial Settlement of All Time

Monday, August 25, 2014

Financial reporter William D. Cohan on JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement and investigating Wall Street dealings.

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Money Talking

Summer Smackdown: Murdoch, Wall Street Banks and Tax Inversions

Friday, August 08, 2014

Fox's Rupert Murdoch gives up on his bid for Time Warner. Wall Street banks get dissed by regulators. And Walgreens decides, its not a Swiss company after all.

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Money Talking

The Future of General Motors and High-Speed Trading

Friday, June 06, 2014

An internal investigation at General Motors into a faulty ignition switch concludes that there's been an 11-year "history of failures." In releasing the report Thursday, is this CEO Mary Barra's first step in changing the culture of the "GM Nod?"

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The Brian Lehrer Show

New York as the City of Money

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Jessica Lautin, assistant curator at the Museum of the City of New York, and writer and historian Steven Jaffe talk about New York's history as the nation's financial center and their book, Capital of Capital: Money, Banking, and Power in New York City, 1784-2012.

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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 Takeaway

Are We Just Waiting for Another Tech Bubble?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Some in Silicon Valley and on Wall Street are scratching their heads, worrying that the tech economy has re-entered the boom-and-bust era of the late 1990s.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Flash Boys by Michael Lewis and French Songs by Carla Bruni

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Andy Borowitz fills in for Leonard. He talks to Michael Lewis about the world of flash trading on Wall Street. Singer, songwriter, and former First Lady of France Carla Bruni discusses her latest album, “Little French Songs.” Music critic and reporter Joel Selvin on the little-known story of rhythm and blues songwriter and record producer Bert Berns. A mother talks about raising a deaf son and what she learned about the science of hearing. Julene Bair talks about trying to preserve her family’s Kansas farm to pass on to future generations.