Dec 10, 2012

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Outgoing SEC Chair Mary Schapiro talks about her last four years in office. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the European Union today, and many are wondering why. Dan Gorenstein takes a look at new legislation promoting the training and…

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Federal Trade Commission investigating privacy in kids' apps

Dec 10, 2012
The FTC is concerned about the data being collected through the mobile apps kids play with.

Why do we have a charitable tax deduction, anyway?

Dec 10, 2012
The history of the tax deduction for charitable giving and why charities are worried it could change.

Deportees get a one-way plane ticket to Mexico City

Dec 10, 2012
The U.S. spent a lot of money to fly Mexican detainees back to the interior of their country, instead of dropping them off just south of the Mexican border. Did it work?

Watchdog of Wall Street, SEC's Mary Schapiro, looks back

Dec 10, 2012
SEC chairman Mary Schapiro will officially step down from her post on Friday.

European Union wins Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10, 2012
The European Union has been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The $1.2 million award has been welcomed by EU leaders, but some say the EU should not have received it.

A job market for vets helping vets

Dec 10, 2012
Thousands of veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan need counseling and their fellow soldiers are helping to meet the demand.

Retailers could step up freebies for shoppers

Dec 10, 2012
As holiday season heads into the last stretch, retailers are gauging just how much they have to give away to get skittish shoppers to spend.

Outgoing SEC Chair Mary Schapiro talks about her last four years in office. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the European Union today, and many are wondering why. Dan Gorenstein takes a look at new legislation promoting the training and hiring of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans to provide peer counseling to fellow veterans. Deductions for charitable giving could be on the chopping block as part of a deal on the fiscal cliff. Retail stores are increasing their giveaways this holiday shopping season to get customers in stores. And we consider whether song orders on albums still matter in this digital age.

Music from the episode

Gouge Away Pixies
Purple Rain Prince