Jan 30, 2017

01/30/2017: Trump’s immigration order — what now?

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It's been a busy week, and it's only Monday. We'll tackle the business implications of President Donald Trump’s executive order Friday, which restricted travel for refugees and other migrants from seven mostly Muslim countries. We're looking at tech, tourism and local manufacturing economies. Plus, Delta's troubles and a look at the early life of Warren Buffett. 

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HBO's 'Becoming Warren Buffett' takes a look at the relationships that shaped the man

Jan 30, 2017
The Oreo-eating, Coke-drinking billionaire philanthropist is wired differently. His wife helped him fit in.
Warren Buffett stands outside Kirby's Cafe, 1991. 
HBO

How Trump's policies can impact local economies

Jan 30, 2017
Checking in on life in Erie, Pennsylvania.
A factory in Erie County, PA. 
Maitham Basha-Agha/Marketplace

Trump may target H-1B visas; what that means for tech

Jan 30, 2017
The industry is worried about a crackdown on foreign talent, especially software engineering.
Indian participants take part in the 'Windows AppFest', a marathon coding for 18 hours by more than 3500 software developers organised by Microsoft in Bangalore on September 21, 2012. 90% of Indian technology workers employed in the United States use H1B visas.
Manjunath Kiran/AFP/GettyImages

Trump's travel ban draws Tehran’s ire and adds tension to Boeing deal

Jan 30, 2017
The multibillion-dollar deal teeters on the back of Obama’s Iran nuclear agreement.

Airlines operating more and more on automated systems

Jan 30, 2017
Delta Airlines had a system outage over the weekend; this follows another outage in August. Delta won’t say what happened in the last couple of days, so we’re not sure what caused hundreds of cancellations yet. Airlines. of course. use many different systems — and in fact, those systems are becoming more and more automated […]

Executive order hits tourism industry

Jan 30, 2017
President Donald Trump’s order to restrict people from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S. is sparking global protests and anxiety. It’s also raising worries about what will happen to America’s tourism industry and the millions of American jobs it supports. The impact could go far beyond the countries in the executive order. Stories You […]

It’s been a busy week, and it’s only Monday. We’ll tackle the business implications of President Donald Trump’s executive order Friday, which restricted travel for refugees and other migrants from seven mostly Muslim countries. We’re looking at tech, tourism and local manufacturing economies. Plus, Delta’s troubles and a look at the early life of Warren Buffett. 

Music from the episode

Fever Dream B Datassette
Seventeen Years Ratatat
A Great Snake The Lemon Twigs
Chaghaybou Tinariwen
Heartbreaker (feat. John Legend) MSTRKRFT, John Legend