Mid-day Update

PODCAST: IRS warns about a scam

David Brancaccio Apr 15, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: IRS warns about a scam

David Brancaccio Apr 15, 2015
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Airing Wednesday, April 15, 2015: One week into the spring season for companies to reveal profits, losses and reveal plans for the future, we check in with our regular Brian Reynolds for the morning open. Plus, there is news today that the Chinese economy grew at its slowest rate in six year. The numbers are for January to March, and annualized it’s down to a 7 percent growth rate. Magnificent by US standards but lackluster by China’s standards which has to keep creating jobs for people pulled into the economy from the hinterlands. Finally, we can’t go without talking about tax day. And while people across the country rush to meet the midnight deadline to file or to file for an extension, the Treasury department is warning about a phone scam – where the caller impersonates an IRS agent and demands money.

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