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PODCAST: Lend me your art

David Brancaccio Dec 16, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Lend me your art

David Brancaccio Dec 16, 2014
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How the falling price of oil and its effects on the economy might factor into the deliberations of the Federal Reserve this week. And while the economic scars of the recession largely started to heal by 2013 for white Americans, minority Americans are still feeling an acute decline in wealth, according to Federal Reserve data that was crunched by the Pew Research Center. We dig into one of the reasons why: Housing. Plus, while western sanctions bite more deeply into the Russian economy, and there’s talk of a new Cold War, the British Museum has stunned the world with an extraordinary gesture.  It’s lent a priceless Greek antiquity to the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. But why lend to the Russians? 

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