‘Crosscurrent’ affair
Jan 31, 2019

‘Crosscurrent’ affair

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The Fed goes back on its plans to keep raising interest rates, deciding to instead be "patient" with markets. Amazon is king when it comes to cloud computing, but competitors are nipping at their heels. Plus, we hear from one federal contract worker who talks about how she is dealing with not getting the shutdown back-pay afforded to others.

Today's show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington College of BusinessWasabi Hot Cloud Storage and Indeed.

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Will competition in the cloud squeeze Amazon's bottom line?

Jan 31, 2019
Amazon's cloud computing dominance has been slipping in recent years.
Amazon's cloud computing dominance has been slipping in recent years.
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Federal contractors are cut out of shutdown back pay

Jan 31, 2019
We hear from two workers on how it's affected their lives and finances.
A sign outside the Smithsonian American History Museum in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 27.
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The Fed goes back on its plans to keep raising interest rates, deciding to instead be “patient” with markets. Amazon is king when it comes to cloud computing, but competitors are nipping at their heels. Plus, we hear from one federal contract worker who talks about how she is dealing with not getting the shutdown back-pay afforded to others.

Today’s show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington College of BusinessWasabi Hot Cloud Storage and Indeed.

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director