Feb 26, 2018

02/26/2018: How much like Janet Yellen is Jay Powell?

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(Markets Edition) The movie studio founded by disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein is set to file for bankruptcy. We'll take a look at why sales talks might have fallen through. Afterwards, we'll talk with economist Julia Coronado about what we can expect from Fed Chair Jay Powell's upcoming speech to Congress, and then discuss how Colombia's LGBT community may not be benefiting fully from the country's reparations system.

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The Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy

Feb 26, 2018
Sales talks fell through for the company behind critical hits such as "The Artist."
Producer Harvey Weinstein (R) and his brother producer Bob Weinstein (L) attend the New York premiere of the film "The Road" in New York City.
Mark Von Holden/Getty Images for Dimension Films

Colombia's LGBT community may not be benefiting fully from reparations system

Feb 26, 2018
As victims of violent civil conflict come forward, some say members of the LGBT community are being left behind.
Quibdó, the capital of the rural department of Chocó, in Colombia, has the highest number of internally displaced people from the violence of the country's long civil war.
Sarah Barrett

(Markets Edition) The movie studio founded by disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein is set to file for bankruptcy. We’ll take a look at why sales talks might have fallen through. Afterwards, we’ll talk with economist Julia Coronado about what we can expect from Fed Chair Jay Powell’s upcoming speech to Congress, and then discuss how Colombia’s LGBT community may not be benefiting fully from the country’s reparations system.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC