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As many as 200,000 people have marched through Brazil's major cities protesting economic imbalances. The Kremlinology of Ben Bernanke. And what Jay-Z’s deal to offer his new album to every new Samsung customer and what it says about the future of music distribution.

Segments From this episode

Janet Yellen: Obama's pick for Fed chief

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Jun 18, 2013
The pragmatic, down-to-earth vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board is said to be replacing Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Jay-Z and Samsung: Not a businessman, a business, man

Jun 18, 2013
What Jay-Z's deal with Samsung says about the future of music distribution.

Doctors look to change the economics of obesity

Jun 18, 2013
The American Medical Association votes to classify obesity as a disease in a move that will broaden coverage for related treatments.

Ben Bernanke: Taper, no shave

Jun 18, 2013
The Kremlinology of Ben Bernanke and his announcement this week on the Fed's stimulus program.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a financial and economic event discussing the financial crisis at the London School of Economics (LSE) in London on March 25, 2013.
JASON ALDEN/AFP/Getty Images

In Brazil, small protests turn quickly to big demonstrations

Jun 18, 2013
What began as small protests against bus price hikes has now escalated into nationwide wide protests involving hundreds of thousands of people. When an economy expands, people bristle at corruption and poor spending choices.0

Is the industrial Midwest gone forever?

Jun 18, 2013
The Midwest was once the industrial heartland of America -- in many towns, local businesses and high schools were completely integrated into the industrial life of the region.

MTV focuses on millennials for success

Jun 18, 2013
CEO of MTV Stephen Friedman says its success depends on their ability to connect with Millennials

As many as 200,000 people have marched through Brazil’s major cities protesting economic imbalances. The Kremlinology of Ben Bernanke. And what Jay-Z’s deal to offer his new album to every new Samsung customer and what it says about the future of music distribution.

Music from the episode

Black & Blue Miike Snow
Black & Blue Miike Snow
Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon
Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon
Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon
Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon
Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon
Sunday - Instrumental 9th Wonder, Keisha Shontelle, Chaundon