Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, December 4, 2013
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A half a dozen big banks like Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan have been hit with a record $2.3 billion dollar fine from the European Commission for colluding to rig two benchmark lending rates that set the price of money between banks -- something on which they were supposed to competing. How do you know when to start collecting Social Security? And, if you have missed fake newsman Ron Burgundy this week, you are living under a rock. The character played by Will Farrell has been everywhere promoting his new movie, "Anchorman 2" -- hawking Dodge Durangos, anchoring a real North Dakota newscast, and at Emerson College, where one of the actual schools will be renamed for him for a day.
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Regulators have announced that, after years of wrangling, they are finally set to finalize the details of the so-called Volcker Rule. If you’re between the ages of 62 and 70, you’re eligible for Social Security. But when should you take it? And, for one day, Emerson College's communication school will be renamed the Ron Burgundy School of Communication.
Posted In: Volcker Rule, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
U.S. regulators have announced that, after years of wrangling, on December 10 they are finally set to finalize the details of the so-called Volcker Rule.
New gaming technology could change the way autistic children learn social communication.
Posted In: European Commission, European Union, big banks
The European Commission has hit a half dozen big banks, including Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase, with a record $2.3 billion fine for colluding to rig two benchmark lending rates that set the price of money between banks
Posted In: financial crisis, Banks, credit unions, small banks
A House committee holds a hearing to consider the impact of post-recession reforms on small banks and credit unions.
Posted In: anchorman, Will Ferrell
For one day, Emerson College's communication school will be renamed the Ron Burgundy School of Communication.
Posted In: e-cigarettes
The city council in New York is considering the same restrictions for e-cigarettes that already exist for regular cigarettes.