Mar 19, 2018

03/19/2018: Ben, Hank and Tim

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That is, former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner, former president of the New York Federal Reserve and former Treasury secretary. We sat down with all three of them at Yale University last week to…

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Companies and countries seek tariff exemptions

Mar 19, 2018
A beer trade group with members that sell the beverage in aluminum cans. Companies that want to show their products have a role in national security. And foreign trading blocs like the European Union. All these entities are trying to…

That is, former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner, former president of the New York Federal Reserve and former Treasury secretary. We sat down with all three of them at Yale University last week to talk about what they saw 10 years ago as the economy collapsed, and what worries them now. We’ll bring you bits of that conversation throughout today’s show, with even more in the coming days. Then: Facebook shares dropped 6.77 percent on the big news from this weekend that Cambridge Analytica hoovered up data on 50 million Facebook users and used it to aim messages favoring Donald Trump. As lawmakers call for testimony and regulation, we’ll look at how this could affect Facebook’s business model. Plus: The latest on tariffs. 

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