Feb 23, 2018

02/23/2018: Can "Black Panther" shake up Hollywood?

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(Markets Edition) The big financial story of this week: what the guardians of interest rates said about future interest rates. Christopher Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, stopped by to talk with us about how difficult it is to forecast…

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Will “Black Panther” be a game changer?

Feb 23, 2018
“Black Panther” moves into its second weekend in theaters having already posted half a billion dollars at the box office. Sure, it’s a Disney film based on a Marvel comic book, but could it also be a game changer for…

(Markets Edition) The big financial story of this week: what the guardians of interest rates said about future interest rates. Christopher Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, stopped by to talk with us about how difficult it is to forecast inflation. Afterwards, we’ll discuss news that the Chinese government has seized control of Anbang, the firm that owns some famous U.S. properties. Plus: We talk about whether “Black Panther” will help create more opportunities in Hollywood for black actors.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC