PODCAST: Bank of America settles for $16.65 billion
Share Now on:
News broke Thursday morning that Bank of America will pay $16.65 billion for misleading consumers by dressing up faulty mortgages ahead of the economic crisis. David chats with New York University Professor Lawrence White about what that means for B of A. Then, Mesirow Financial’s Susan Schmidt joins us ahead of the big convention in Wyoming to help predict when the Federal Reserve could start raising interest rates.
After that, we turn our attention to Africa, where an Ebola outbreak is causing devastating loss of life. Kate Davidson looks at the economic impact on Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
Finally, Globalist Editor-in-Chief Stephan Richter stops by the Marketplace studios to deliver another quiz, this time on poverty.
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.