Aug 6, 2018

Andy Warhol’s love of money

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(U.S. Edition) With U.S. sanctions on Iran going into effect today, we'll explore how many companies are in a lose-lose situation — whether they do business with the Middle Eastern country or they don't. Afterwards, we'll look at how the…

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Andy Warhol and the business of art

Aug 6, 2018
The avant-garde artist's business-art was arguably his most influential work of all.
A visitor looks at American artist Andy Warhol's "Campbell's Soup Cans" at the Tate Modern — a modern art gallery — in London.
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U.S. sanctions on Iran present foreign companies with dilemma

Aug 6, 2018
U.S. sanctions on Iran go into effect today. Back in 2015 when Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, many U.S. sanctions were lifted. But President Donald Trump pulled out of the multinational agreement in May, and now the measures…
A man takes a glance at a newspaper with a picture of US president Donald Trump on the front page, in the capital Tehran on July 31, 2018. - Iran's currency traded at a fresh record-low of 119,000 to the dollar today, a loss of nearly two-thirds of its value since the start of the year as US sanctions loom. 
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(U.S. Edition) With U.S. sanctions on Iran going into effect today, we’ll explore how many companies are in a lose-lose situation — whether they do business with the Middle Eastern country or they don’t. Afterwards, we’ll look at how the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China will affect Southeast Asian countries, and then we’ll chat with art critic Blake Gopnik about the way Andy Warhol mixed business with art. Today’s show is sponsored by Indeed (Indeed.com/marketplace), Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.michiganbusiness.org), and Wunder Capital (wundercapital.com). (08/06/2018)

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC