Jan 13, 2017

01/13/2017: Can a spy agency fight urban blight in St. Louis?

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If recent earnings reports are any indication, big banks have a ways to go before they'll benefit from rising interest rates. Plus, the EPA passes new auto regulations just under the wire. Then, the massive spy agency project that's displacing a St. Louis neighborhood to save it and, of course, the Weekly Wrap. 

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Advocates for the unbanked worry about the Trump era

Jan 13, 2017
The Obama Treasury Department made financial inclusion a priority. Will Trump?
Steven Mnuchin walks into Trump Tower on December 12, 2016 in New York City. He is President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for treasury secretary.

 
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Can a spy agency fight urban blight in St. Louis?

Jan 13, 2017
A $1.75 billion project displaced a neighborhood in hopes of revitalizing it.
The decision to locate the new NGA facility in the historically black North Side of St. Louis was fought by the few remaining residents in the area, some who staged protests at this site.
Kimberly Adams/Marketplace

Weekly Wrap: Economic policy, 140 characters at a time

Jan 13, 2017
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talks with Leigh Gallagher of Fortune and Felix Salmon of Fusion for the Weekly Wrap.

Globalization backlash looms over Davos forum

Jan 13, 2017
Global political and business elites gather as globalization is questioned.
The Alpine resort of Davos is seen under show during the World Economic Forum annual meeting on January 23, 2016.
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For banks, there’s a delayed benefit to rising rates

Jan 13, 2017
Big bank earnings show they have a ways to go.

EPA locks in fuel standards just days before the Trump administration

Jan 13, 2017
Automakers must double fuel efficiency by 2025.

If recent earnings reports are any indication, big banks have a ways to go before they’ll benefit from rising interest rates. Plus, the EPA passes new auto regulations just under the wire. Then, the massive spy agency project that’s displacing a St. Louis neighborhood to save it and, of course, the Weekly Wrap. 

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