Jun 13, 2018

Today we all learned a little Fedspeak

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The Federal Reserve raised interest rates today, and Chair Jay Powell took some time to explain the economics of the decision. We thought that was our job. Anyway, we'll bring you the highlights, plus the latest in corporate mega-mergers as…

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10 years after the housing crisis, thousands of zombie homes are still stuck in foreclosure limbo

Jun 13, 2018
Home values in much of the country have recovered, and in many places it's a seller's market. So long as there isn't a zombie on your block.
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Dunkin' CEO on what you're most likely to buy with your doughnut

Jun 13, 2018
Nigel Travis talks about leading Dunkin' Brands, the company behind Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins.
Nigel Travis, president and CEO of Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, celebrates the initial public offering with some friends outside the NASDAQ MarketSite on July 27, 2011, in New York City.
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What the AT&T ruling means for mergers and acquisitions

Jun 13, 2018
Yesterday … a judge cleared AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner. Today… Comcast bid $65 billion in cash for 21st Century Fox assets, which Disney is already trying to buy. Coincidence? I think not. The AT&T decision was closely…

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates today, and Chair Jay Powell took some time to explain the economics of the decision. We thought that was our job. Anyway, we’ll bring you the highlights, plus the latest in corporate mega-mergers as Comcast makes a bid for Fox. Then: A lot of us still feel the effects of the financial crisis, but there are places where you can actually still see them. Houses that got stuck in foreclosure limbo, abandoned by their owners and are still sitting empty years later. They’re called “zombie homes.” We’ll take you to Long Island, which has more than anywhere else.