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Lael Brainard: The debt limit is not a tool for “extortion”
Apr 26, 2023

Lael Brainard: The debt limit is not a tool for “extortion”

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Today, we're joined by the head of the National Economic Council to delve into investing in American industry, strengthening supply chains, regulating banks and more.

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The debt limit is not a tool for "extortion," Biden adviser Lael Brainard says

The new head of the National Economic Council on inflation, supply chains, jobs and post-SVB bank regulation.
The investing in America agenda “is transformative," Lael Brainard says. "It has the power to reindustrialize the U.S. economy."
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A surge in commercial aircraft purchases is papering over declining business investment

Apr 26, 2023
A burst of orders for Boeing in March juiced the durable goods data.
“Airlines are feeling pretty positive — both about where they are and about the future," said Brad McMillan at Commonwealth Financial Network.
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A UK regulator has blocked the Microsoft-Activision merger. But don't blame it on Brexit.

Apr 26, 2023
Some experts say the decision is rooted in the U.K.'s efforts to develop its own tech industry.
The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority said a merger of Microsoft and Activision Blizzard would hamper innovation and reduce choice for gamers.
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School superintendents are leaving in droves. How do districts prep new candidates?

Apr 26, 2023
The job requires leaders to be good with both people and money.
The Public Schools Superintendents' Association of Maryland is putting on an academy for aspiring superintendents to develop administrators qualified to lead districts.
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The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer