William Shatner talks about being an "artistic entrepreneur"
Sep 10, 2018

William Shatner talks about being an "artistic entrepreneur"

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(Markets Edition) The trade war could be reshaping the grid of where companies get the items they need to assemble their products. One example is how the stock in Foxxconn, which makes a variety of things that go into iPhones, fell more than 3 percent on Monday. Then, the IRS could be getting a new commissioner this week if Charles Rettig is confirmed. Retting would be taking over an agency facing a variety of problems. Also, we take a break and talk with William Shatner, the famed “Star Trek” captain who is also boldly going into the world of entrepreneurship. Today's show is sponsored by Avast (avast.com), Indeed (indeed.com/marketplace) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.com). (09/10/2018)

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William Shatner is still the captain of his entrepreneurial ship

The actor talks about his projects, along with exploring frontiers — final or otherwise — of business.
William Shatner is currently promoting three projects: “Why Not Me?” a country music album; “Shatner Claus,” a Christmas album; and a book, “Live Long and ... : What I Learned Along the Way.”
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(Markets Edition) The trade war could be reshaping the grid of where companies get the items they need to assemble their products. One example is how the stock in Foxxconn, which makes a variety of things that go into iPhones, fell more than 3 percent on Monday. Then, the IRS could be getting a new commissioner this week if Charles Rettig is confirmed. Retting would be taking over an agency facing a variety of problems. Also, we take a break and talk with William Shatner, the famed “Star Trek” captain who is also boldly going into the world of entrepreneurship. Today’s show is sponsored by Avast (avast.com), Indeed (indeed.com/marketplace) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.com). (09/10/2018)

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC