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Turn to article one, section nine, clause eight — we're talking about economics and constitutional law today. In particular, we're looking at the emoluments clause, and how it may or may not apply to President-elect Donald Trump. Plus, Trump's YouTube video, TPP and how markets messed up predicting the election. Finally, a conversation with JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison.

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How JCPenney changed when Marvin Ellison became CEO

Nov 22, 2016
JCPenney's CEO was tasked with making the department store profitable again. He says they will be soon.
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This arcane constitutional clause could be trouble for Trump

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Nov 22, 2016
Open your texts to Article one, section nine, clause eight.
President-elect Donald Trump responds to a question from the press after his meeting with Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, at Trump International Golf Club, November 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. 

 
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TPP is first on the Trump administration's chopping block

Nov 22, 2016
The President-elect says Obama's Asia-Pacific deal could be disastrous.
People hold signs as they demonstrate against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement in Washington, DC, on November 14, 2016.
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More conflicts of interest for Trump

Nov 22, 2016
"The law is totally on my side," says the president-elect.
Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, right, invites United Kingdom Independence Party leader Nigel Farage to speak during a campaign rally at the Mississippi Coliseum on August 24, 2016 in Jackson, Mississippi. 
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Markets pointed to a Clinton win. What happened?

Nov 22, 2016
The betting-markets got the election wrong. Should we still trust them?
Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivers remarks while being honored during the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum November 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. 
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Amazon wants to stream live sports

Nov 22, 2016
What will the big three do?
Sunday Night Football Commentators Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth and Bob Costas report prior to the NFL game between the New England Patriots and Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. 

 
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Turn to article one, section nine, clause eight — we’re talking about economics and constitutional law today. In particular, we’re looking at the emoluments clause, and how it may or may not apply to President-elect Donald Trump. Plus, Trump’s YouTube video, TPP and how markets messed up predicting the election. Finally, a conversation with JCPenney CEO Marvin Ellison.

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