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Weekly Wrap: Interest rates, inflation and mergers

Kai Ryssdal Oct 16, 2015
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Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Interest rates, inflation and mergers

Kai Ryssdal Oct 16, 2015
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Joining us to talk about the week’s business and economics news are Leigh Gallagher of Fortune and Fusion’s Felix Salmon. The big topics this week: intra-Fed bickering over an interest rate increase; a lack of inflation in the U.S. economy; the Dell-EMC and SABMiller-AB InBev mergers; and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s 4 percent stake in Twitter.

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