Mar 22, 2018

03/22/2018: Big tech companies might not be shy about going public this year

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(U.S. Edition) The Trump administration is getting ready to announce how it will punish China for the way it handles the trade secrets of U.S. firms. On today's show, we'll take a look at how China may retaliate. Afterwards, with…

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(U.S. Edition) The Trump administration is getting ready to announce how it will punish China for the way it handles the trade secrets of U.S. firms. On today’s show, we’ll take a look at how China may retaliate. Afterwards, with Friday night the deadline for Congress to pass a spending bill, we’ll talk about the major Gateway infrastructure project included in the bill, which is critical to the northeast. Plus: We’ll discuss whether more large tech companies will start going public after Dropbox’s IPO today.

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