Can Trump order companies to stop doing business with China?
Aug 26, 2019

Can Trump order companies to stop doing business with China?

Plus: The robocalls are getting sneakier, and Puerto Rico is prepping for hurricane season.

Segments From this episode

Puerto Rico struggles to prepare as Dorian gains strength

Aug 26, 2019
Sixty percent of the island's population doesn't have the resources to prepare for the storm, one expert says.
People walk across a flooded street in Juana Matos, Puerto Rico, in September 2017. The U.S. territory faced dangerous flooding and an islandwide power outage following Hurricane Maria.
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Here's why caller ID is easy to spoof

Aug 26, 2019
It took little effort and $9.95 for our reporter to call co-workers from what appeared to be the boss' phone number.
Early caller ID systems were add-ons to landline telephones and pushed by phone companies as something worth paying extra for.
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5 things to know about the Emergency Economic Powers Act

Aug 26, 2019
President Trump is trying to use the law in unprecedented ways.
President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in late 2017.
Nicolas Asfouri/Getty Images

What’s really happening when markets react to trade war news

Aug 26, 2019
When news breaks on the trade war, algorithms and wishful thinking kick in.
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Even for a customs broker, it's tough to keep track of tariffs right now

Aug 26, 2019
There was retaliation, escalation and now possibly a return to the negotiating table. It's hard to tell where things stand.
A China Shipping Lines container ship heading toward the Vincent Thomas Bridge at the Port of Los Angeles.
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Amgen to pay $13.4 billion for one drug

Aug 26, 2019
The price tag is high for Otezla, a blockbuster medication with significant upside market potential.
India is a leader in the world's generic drug market.
Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Proposed rule would mean fewer home appraisals

Aug 26, 2019
If approved, the regulation would raise the threshold for required appraisals to transactions above $400,000.
A real estate agent tours a home for sale during a broker open house in San Francisco in April.
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Music from the episode

Peel Back Ensemble Entendu
Brisk Freddie Joachim
Offcut #1 Little People
Uptown Cabaret Oddisee

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II

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