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Airing on Friday, January 16, 2015: Players in financial markets and some homeowners in Europe feel like they just got mugged by Switzerland. More on that. Plus, there's news the oil services company Schlumberger will cut 9000 jobs. But to bring this right down to an even more intimate level, let's ...
Airing on Thursday, January 15, 2015: Until today, Switzerland had a policy that it would never let the Euro fall below a specific floor. A Euro would be worth 1.2 swiss franc, at the very least. But as the Euro's value kept drooping with all the uncertainty of a Greek General Election on the way, ...
Airing on Wednesday, January 14, 2015: The European Union's highest court has just passed judgement on the idea of Europe buying bonds to stimulate the economy there.  It would be a version of Quantitative Easing from which America's Federal Reserve has just tapered. More on that. Plus, all ...
Airing Tuesday, January 13, 2015: Crude oil prices continue to slide, and now British inflation is sliding along with it. More on that. Plus, Detroit is hosting North American International Auto Show this week. There are a few new green offerings on display like a new re-designed ...
Airing Monday, January 12, 2015: First up on today's show, as is a Wall Street tradition, the first big quarterly profit report of the season is Alcoa, the aluminum concern that reports results later today. Alcoa used to be one of the components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but is no longer. ...
Airing Friday, January 9, 2015: First up on today's show, we'll have a look ahead to the jobs report coming later this morning. Plus, in Education Week’s annual “Quality Counts” report on the state of public education, the country as a whole gets a D-plus on early childhood education. What does ...
Airing on Thursday January 8, 2015: Markets across Europe are up on Thursday morning. More on what's causing the upswing. Plus, the U.S. Olympic Committee will soon decide which American city will move forward with a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games. The finalists are Boston, Washington, Los Angeles ...
Airing on Wednesday January 7, 2015: First up on today's show, new data from the European Union shows consumer prices in the eurozone were down in December, which could mean consumers and companies postpone investments. More on that. Plus, President Obama is in Michigan boasting about saving auto ...
Airing on Tuesday January 6, 2015: Across Europe, investors are worried about falling oil prices. More on that. Plus, banks are issuing new credit cards with security chips, but how much more secure are they? How do they block hackers? And just before the new year, a court in Kansas ruled that public ...
Airing on Monday January 5, 2015: The euro hasn't been this weak in almost a decade. More on that. Plus, construction spending in New York is nearly pre-recession highs. But the development landscape looks very different now, dominated by a series of ultra high-end apartment buildings. Oh, what a difference ...
Airing on Friday January 2, 2015: The U.S. and European economies go their separate ways. And a look ahead to education stories to watch in 2015. Plus, the children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. have been criticized for overly protecting his speeches and writings but also commercializing them for ...
Markets were on the rise this year, but plenty of investors are still stinging from the economic crisis and they're unwilling to jump in. Then: Lithuania is the 19th country to adopt the euro today. We look at outlook there and the pros and cons of joining the common currency. Finally, the Internal Revenue ...
Airing on Wednesday, December 31, 2014: First up, a Chinese court takes a stand against pollution. And we'll also look ahead to climate policy in 2015. Plus, American Apparel is cutting hours and laying off workers at some of its factories "to conserve funds." We look at what’s behind the ...
Airing on Tuesday December 30, 2014: First up on today's show, stock markets in Europe are down again on Tuesday, influenced by the general election that’s on the way in Greece. More on that. Plus, we'll talk about healthcare trends in 2014 and 2015. We focus on hospitals buying up physician practices.
The White House is working with businesses to find ways to prevent more cyber-extortion like the Sony hacks. How easy will it be for them to work together when the two sides are so frequently at odds over national security and government regulation? Plus, shareholders vote Monday on whether Walgreens ...
Airlines are adding back small amenities, like hot towels, to help travelers forget how uncomfortable they are. But some business frequent flyers are choosing coach anyway, preferring to use their shrinking travel budgets for nicer hotel rooms. Plus: A look at if a new self-destructing phone from Blackberry ...
Airing on Thursday December 25, 2014: Twenty-one states are raising their minimum wages beginning January 1. That means Walmart, which has a large workforce making the minimum, will have to give raises to a lot of its workers. Plus, we look at why olive oil is getting so expensive. And if you're particularly ...
Airing on Wednesday December 24, 2014: More on news that South Korea has indicted the CEO of Uber. And ahead of the final Jobless Claims report for 2014, we take a final look at holiday hiring and its impact on the overall jobs numbers. Plus, in the wake of the Russian economic meltdown, we explore whether ...
Airing on Tuesday, December 23, 2014: Venezuela, hit by falling oil revenues, is at risk of defaulting on its debts. Oil is a big part of its economy. What can it do? And college football’s new playoff system is shaking up the game off the field too. Some of the big companies sponsoring bowl ...
Airing on Monday, December 22, 2014: More on the news that International Monetary Fund policies meant some West African countries underfunded their healthcare systems, possibly hampering the fight against Ebola. Plus, since gas is cheaper, we look at whether support for higher gas taxes has increased ...
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