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PODCAST: Like cars? Head to Paris

David Gura Oct 9, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Like cars? Head to Paris

David Gura Oct 9, 2014
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The clothing company Gap, which also owns Old Navy and Banana Republic, is unfashionable right now–at least to investors. Its CEO announced his retirement, and since that news broke, the markets have been unkind to the company’s stock. Plus, President Obama will be in California today. He’s scheduled to deliver a speech on the economy. But the president’s not making many campaign speeches ahead of the midterms. His role is to motivate donors more than voters. We look into the change in tactic. And if you like cars, Paris is a good place to be right now. The city is hosting the Paris Motor Show, one of the biggest events of the year for the global auto industry. More than 270 companies from 21 countries are showing off their latest products. A report from our friends at the BBC takes a look at a few of them.

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