Mid-day Update

PODCAST: American cars in Russia

David Brancaccio May 19, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: American cars in Russia

David Brancaccio May 19, 2015
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First up, we’ll talk about the Supreme Court’s ruling on 401(k)s, and what it means for workers. Plus, we look at the job ahead of Keith Hall, the new head of the Congressional Budget Office. His role is meant to be a non-partisan scorekeeper, but we look at the difficulties of remaining independent in a charged political atmosphere. And America’s car makers are struggling to keep their businesses in Russia on the road as the country’s economy stalls. However as we find out, car factories in Detroit are not the only ones feeling the cold winds of Russia’s troubled economy.

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