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PODCAST: Problems in the U.S. drug pipeline

Feb 10, 2014
The U.S. has a new ambassador to China, who'll have to face challenges in getting Chinese and American businesses to play nice. And in New Orleans, learning music by watching the feet.
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, China, music education

PODCAST: January jobs report

Feb 7, 2014
This months jobs report showed unemployment inching down, but fewer jobs were created than expected. And we look at how much personal debt is too much?
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PODCAST: Layoffs in tech and retail

Feb 6, 2014
There big cuts to jobs in the tech industry in January. Meanwhile the Governor of Tennessee wants to make community college in his state free. And European officials are considering new trade agreements with Cuba.
Posted In: layoffs, cuba, Tennessee Promise

PODCAST: What are 'Climate Hubs?'

Feb 5, 2014
The Obama administration is set to announce the creation of regional offices called climate hubs today. Also, Twitter is set to release its first earnings report.
Posted In: Twitter, climate hubs, spain

PODCAST: Microsoft has a new CEO

Feb 4, 2014
Satya Nadella is Microsoft's new chief executive. We look back at Steve Ballmer's tenure as his successor takes over. And where have manufacturing jobs gone?
Posted In: Microsoft, manufacturing

PODCAST: Matchmaking in Mexico

Feb 3, 2014
The new Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker is going on a trade mission to Mexico to find new business partners to match with U.S. companies. And, investing in iPads to help schoolchildren learn carries some costs that may be getting overlooked.
Posted In: podcast, Mexico, Olympics, iPad

PODCAST: Who will lead Microsoft?

Jan 31, 2014
There’s a lot of chatter out there about who will be named as Microsoft’s next CEO. We wondered what sort of advice people -- not just those who know the Fed but regular folks, too -- might have for Janet Yellen, as she becomes the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve. And, this weekend's game is a big opportunity for the pro-pot faction.

PODCAST: Cuba seeks foreign investment

Jan 30, 2014
Investors are pulling out of emerging markets, and putting their money into older markets. How much does the Fed have to do with it? A proposal to waive tuition at public universities, but grads will have to "pay it forward." And, Cuba looks for foreign investment.

PODCAST: State of the Union as heard from Europe

Jan 29, 2014
President Obama focused mostly on domestic issues during his speech last night. How did it go over in Europe? Some say Nintendo needs to ditch the console and focus on games, but Nintendo may still try to save its hardware business. And, the USPS raised the price of stamps by 3 cents last Sunday.

PODCAST: White House to raise minimum wage for federal contracts

Jan 28, 2014
Previewing tonight's SOTU. The NSA and its British counterpart are sucking up data from some mobile apps. And, there’s a lot of code in the Silicon Valley dress code.

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