Mid-day Update

PODCAST: The Volcker Rule: What’s that again?

David Brancaccio Dec 4, 2013
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: The Volcker Rule: What’s that again?

David Brancaccio Dec 4, 2013
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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

If you’re between the ages of 62 and 70, you’re eligible for Social Security. But when should you take it? Allan Sloan, senior editor-at-large for Fortune Magazine, tackled the topic in Fortune’s annual investor guide. And he says it depends.

Fake newsman Ron Burgundy (played by actor Will Ferrell) is waging a PR blitz for his new movie “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” The sexist anchor with the 70s ‘stache is hawking Dodge Durangos. He anchored a real-life newscast in North Dakota last weekend. And today, Emerson College is renaming one of its schools the “Ron Burgundy School of Communication” for a day.

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