Aug 10, 2017

08/10/2017: Markets go down. Go figure.

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All three major stock indices fell today, and not a little bit either. And guess what: That's what's supposed to happen. We'll talk about it when we do the numbers. Then: The White House touted a huge deal between Wisconsin…

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What happens to your house when you get deported?

Aug 10, 2017
Most undocumented immigrants who are deported are Latino men with jobs. That has a ripple effect on housing.
 Immigrant services staffer Lorely Peche (C), speaks with immigrant parents fearing deportation on March 25, 2017 in Stamford, Connecticut. 
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Why your next landlord might be based on Wall Street

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Aug 10, 2017
Two of the country’s largest institutional landlords are joining forces. Starwood Waypoint Homes and Blackstone’s Invitation Homes are merging, becoming a mega landlord with 82,000 homes in metropolitan areas across the country. The merger tells us a lot about the…

Uber’s divorce from auto leasing business highlights subprime market risks

Aug 10, 2017
Uber, amidst its many troubles, will be winding down one chunk of its business. The Wall Street Journal reports that Uber will end it’s car leasing program by the end of the year. You may remember from 2015 that Uber…

Koch brothers are silent investors in "Wonder Woman"

Aug 10, 2017
One hears a lot that in its politics, Hollywood tends toward the liberal. The Kansas-based Koch brothers (whose company is an on-again, off-again underwriter of this program) tend toward conservative politics. And one would imagine that the twain would never meet. But…

Do tax incentives pay off for states wooing employers?

Aug 10, 2017
Last month President Trump announced a deal with Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn to bring as many as 13,000 jobs to southeastern Wisconsin in exchange for $3 billion in tax breaks. Now legislative analysts are projecting the state won’t break even…

All three major stock indices fell today, and not a little bit either. And guess what: That’s what’s supposed to happen. We’ll talk about it when we do the numbers. Then: The White House touted a huge deal between Wisconsin an Foxconn: 13,000 jobs in exchange for $3 billion in tax breaks. The state won’t break even for more than 25 years, but these deals are becoming more and more common. Plus: Most undocumented immigrants who are deported are Latino men with jobs. That has a ripple effect on housing.

Music from the episode

Realize Matilde Davoli
Sunny's Song The Benevento/Russo Duo
Propagation Com Truise
Outro Vulfpeck
Un Universo Para Los Dos Oktoberklubben