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09-19-2014- Morning Report- The price of an Accord09/19/14
First up, we have the money angle on Scotland's decision to remain united with the kingdom. And continuing our series on the weird, delightful and destructive ways that prices have changed during that quarter century, we take a look at the current...
09-18-2014- Morning Report- Is the ACA affordable?
Survey results out this morning suggest many Americans who signed up for health insurance under what's labeled the Affordable Care Act do actually find their coverage affordable. That's particularly true for people with very low incomes who are paying...
09-17-2014- Morning Report- Data for lunch
First up, more on reports that China's central bank is injecting the yuan equivalent of $81 billion dollars into its stumbling economy. The People's Bank of China has not confirmed this but markets are moving on the reports. Plus, we're just learning...
09-16-2014- Morning Report- Never Ending Student Loan Debt
First up, the California Public Employee's Retirement System, better known as Calpers, is the country's largest public pension fund with an enormous $300 billion in assets. So when Calpers acts, investors take notice. Now,Calpers has said it's going...
09-15-2014- Morning Report- HBO- Go
First up, more on U.S. and European sanctions against Russia for its role in Ukraine that are making it tough for Russia companies to borrow money. Today, Russia's finance minister said Russia will set up an emergency fund to help ease the cash...
09-12-2014- Morning Report- Smoked salmon economics
Later today we'll know more about ways the US and Europe will apply new sanctions against Russia for supporting separatists in and around Ukraine. Financial, energy, and defense are expected to get targeted. And Russian officials are working on some...
09-11-2014- Morning Report- The near future
It's a week before Scots vote on independence from Britain. Today, the Royal Bank of Scotland said it has plans to move its tax headquarters from Scotland to London if independence were to actually come about. RBS, it should be said, is something of a...
09-10-2014- Morning Report- Small business hiring
With President Obama's prime time address about national security tonight ahead of the September 11th anniversary, U.S. officials are looking at ways to curb the power of ISIS insurgents by cracking down on flows of cash. Plus, American small...
09-09-2014- Morning Report- The Apple Gear Is Here
What will an Apple device you can wear look like? Will it have new Apple mobile payment systems, health care software, or home automation? These are some of the questions that are supposed to get answered today, now that the Cupertino, California...
09-08-2014- Morning Report- The fall of Atlantic City
First up, more on news that the British pound is down 1.3 percent to both the U.S. dollar and the Euro right now. That is a sharp drop for a currency that had been running very strong, and the reason has a lot to do with a referendum in Scotland next...
09-05-2014- Morning Report-
Immigrants in the U.S. who have lingering citizenship issues could lose the health benefits the gained under the Obamacare law. Today (FRIDAY) is the deadline for those who received letters from government to submit any citizenship documents, or risk...
09-04-2014- Morning Report-Americans remain food insecure
First up, the European Central Bank has a key decision on the way that could shape financial markets today. And14.3 percent of American households were "food insecure" at some point last year -- not enough food for an active, healthy life. That's a...
09-03-2014- Morning Report- Preschoolers And Baby Boomers
For trading stocks and other securities, there are stock exchanges, which are highly regulated. There are also alternative trading systems called "dark pools," which are lightly regulated. There's news this morning that IEX, an upstart, alternative...
09-02-2014- Morning Report- Reading and technology
First up, a German court has imposed a temporary ban on the car-sharing service Uber.The company, which has been valued at $17 billion dollars, has been expanding; setting up shop in cities around the world. As that's happened, Uber's faced criticism,...
09-01-2014- Morning Report- Affordable Care Act Loopholes
Two more casinos in Atlantic City is closing down. That makes three that have announced their closure in the last month. The gaming industry is suffering due to foreign competition, and Atlantic City is the most obvious casualty. Plus, insurers can no...
08-29-2014 - Morning Report - Interns on display
First up, more on the news that after two terrible disasters this year involving Malayasia Airlines, the government moved today to keep its national airline in business. But thousands of employees will lose their jobs. Plus,the difference between a...
08-28-2014 - Morning Report - Detroits water
First up, more on the news that the FBI is looking into a major attack by computer hackers directed against more than one major U.S. bank. Bloomberg News was first to report -- Sources then told the New York Times that it was JP Morgan and as many as...
08-27-2014- Morning Report- Who Uses Cash Anymore?
In a couple weeks, voters in Scotland will vote on whether they want independence from the United Kingdom. In the waning days of a big referendum, the propaganda battle intensifies on both sides. In an open letter published today, about 130 businesses...
08-26-2014- Marketplace- Durable Goods Number Is Flying
The durable goods number today came with a mixed message. They were up big, but only because Airline companies bought lots of planes. Take that number out, and things don’t look so rosy. Plus, according to data from the credit agency TransUnion, the...
08-26-2014- Morning Report- Sunny with a chance of volcanic ash
First up, more on news that the World Health Organization has increased by six fold the amount of money it needs from world governments to fight the Ebola virus in Africa. Plus, nine years ago this morning, a big storm was creeping west across the...
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