Early lessons for crypto from the SBF case
Oct 12, 2023

Early lessons for crypto from the SBF case

Caroline Ellison, former head of trading firm Alameda Research, took to the stand in the fraud trial against Sam Bankman-Fried. Plus, we unpack September's fresh inflation numbers.

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The trial of Sam Bankman-Fried provides early lessons for crypto

Oct 12, 2023
"There were red flags all over FTX," said the New York Times' David Yaffe-Bellany. "Even in the kind of renegade world of crypto, these sort of lessons from traditional finance still apply."
Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried at a bail hearing on Aug. 11.
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Delving into today's CPI report

The fresh inflation numbers are in. The headline Consumer Price Index calmed down some, rising just .4% in September. But it’s more than the headlines. We discuss the report with economist Diane Swonk.

October, that magical time of year when holiday shopping begins

Oct 12, 2023
Companies like Target, Walmart and Kohl’s held sales this week aimed at holiday shoppers, and Amazon just wrapped up its second Prime Day event of the year.
While stores might not have holiday decorations up yet, multiple retailers have sales running aimed at enticing (early) holiday shoppers.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC