May 3, 2017

05/03/2017: Another swing at health care reform

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President Trump said his health care overhaul would keep protections for people with preexisting conditions. But it turns out this new proposal would allow states to get a waiver for rules that guarantee that coverage. We'll take a look at…

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Plus-size women lose fast fashion option with Lovesick closure

May 3, 2017
Originally launched by Torrid, the brand targeted young plus-size women and teens.
The West Covina location for Torrid’s sister store, Lovesick, with closing signs in the window.
Chris Greenspon

As consumers buy fresher options, food giants like Kraft and Mondelez are scrambling

May 3, 2017
Quarterly earnings from several big food manufacturers will be announced this week, including the maker of Oreos and Ritz crackers, Mondelez. Kraft, Heinz and Kellogg will report their earnings later in the week. Packaged foods manufacturers have hit a rough…

Reports say Trump could replace banking industry's top cop

May 3, 2017
President Trump has seen every one of his cabinet secretaries confirmed but key financial regulators. Most are still holdovers from the Obama administration, though rumor has it that the comptroller of the currency could be replaced within days. Click the…

Baby boomer entrepreneurs hope co-op model will keep business going

May 3, 2017
Almost half of the country's privately-owned businesses are owned by Baby Boomers. What happens when they retire?
For 36 years Dan Knapp and Mary Lou Deventer have made money out of  other peoples' trash.
Sam Harnett

05/03/2017: Who's watching the banks?

May 3, 2017
President Trump has his cabinet confirmed, but many key financial regulators are from the Obama administration. We'll look at who could get replaced and how fintech could become the next big issue regulators will keep their eyes on. Afterwards, we'll…

President Trump said his health care overhaul would keep protections for people with preexisting conditions. But it turns out this new proposal would allow states to get a waiver for rules that guarantee that coverage. We’ll take a look at how Republicans are feeling about the plan. Afterwards, we’ll check out one scrappy couple’s strategy to keep their small business going, and then examine how big food companies are doing with consumers.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC