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Comcas customer service center in California

PODCAST: Comcast's massive lobbying push

May 26, 2014
To secure a merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast has launched a lobbying blitz.

PODCAST: Can London always be a world finance capital?

May 23, 2014
Can London hang on to its position as the heart of the global economy?

PODCAST: The economy in Uighur China

May 22, 2014
Today's attack on a market in Xinjiang killed 31. A look at Scottish independence.
Yellen

PODCAST: A cautious Fed

May 21, 2014
A visit the 100 year-old Borough Market in London. And a look at London's lost title as the top financial city in the world.
Posted In: London, Fed

PODCAST: London's stock ambitions

May 20, 2014
A look at Brixton Market, in South London. And there's a clamor about high executive pay in the UK.
Posted In: London, executive pay

PODCAST: AT&T bids $48.5 billion for DirecTV

May 19, 2014
We visit Smithfield Market in London. And a look at London's business environment.
Posted In: London, AT&T, directv

PODCAST: Some (temporary) relief at the pump

May 16, 2014
Gas prices are leveling off. A new rail line in London. TV's upfronts.

PODCAST: The inflation-interest paradox

May 15, 2014
Fast food workers across more than 30 countries protest for better wages. And small-scale entrepreneurs are taking aim at that urban ritual of waiting for the bus.
Posted In: inflation, fast food, entrepreneurs

PODCAST: Fixing infrastructure and American jobs

May 14, 2014
Cisco makes a move into the "Internet of Things." And, Fannie and Freddie start paying back the American taxpayer.
Posted In: infrastructure, internet of things, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
Consumer Spending Rises Sharply During Month Of March

PODCAST: The shoppers who never showed

May 13, 2014
China wrangles with its credit bubble. And a look at cities that give budget power directly to citizens.
Posted In: consumer behavior, China, budget

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Almost 15 million Europeans under the age of 30 are unemployed, and yet not in school or in training.  You can think of it one midsized European country of jobless youth.  In some member states, well over half of the 18-24 cohort is unemployed.  In Europe it seems the main casualties of the global downturn  have been the young.