Dec 15, 2017

12/15/2017: Forget brunch, plan a dinner party

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(Markets Edition) Republicans are still trying to hammer out the details of their tax overhaul, with some concerned about the expiration date for individual tax cuts and who will stay in the top tax bracket. Christopher Low, chief economist at…

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Want to build social capital? Throw a dinner party.

Dec 15, 2017
Marketplace’s David Brancaccio spoke to Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam about their book “Brunch Is Hell: How to Save the World by Throwing a Dinner Party,” and their rules for creating the best dinner party.  Click the above audio player…

(Markets Edition) Republicans are still trying to hammer out the details of their tax overhaul, with some concerned about the expiration date for individual tax cuts and who will stay in the top tax bracket. Christopher Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, joined us to talk about how markets are feeling about it. According to them, this tax plan still seems to be on the path for passage, despite reservations from leaders in Congress. Afterwards, we’ll chat with Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam from the American Public Media podcast “Dinner Party Download.” They have a new book out called “Brunch is Hell,” which’ll give you the tips you need to throw a successful dinner party. 

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