Marketplace for Thursday August 7, 2014
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Following on Bank of America's $16 billion settlement with federal regulators, Mark looks at this broader question, “After five years and dozens of settlements, where are we?" We look at what reassurances homeowners, investors, and governments now have. Plus, Russia is banning food imports from the West as retaliation against sanctions. How will this effect U.S. agriculture, which was already hit last year by a ban on beef imports because of an additive used here. Finally, we chat with the studio behind "Sharknado" and many, many other great bad movies.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, imports
Russia's sanctions against importing food from the West shouldn't affect the U.S.
Posted In: Bank of America, settlement, homeowners, investors
What reassurances do homeowners, investors, and governments now have?
Posted In: tobacco, Wall Street
Politicians wanted upfront cash from a victory over Big Tobacco, and bankers obliged.