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Marketplace for Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Oct 30, 2013

Marketplace for Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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The Federal Reserve reaffirmed, to no one's surprise, that its stimulus will continue. So if that's not surprising, why are investors and economists so concerned about when the Fed might decide to "taper?" Also, the National Black Child Development Institute says the conversation around poverty and development goals for the African-American community need to be shifted. And finally, the battle to save coal from President Obama’s alleged War on Coal is now fully engaged. The coal industry and its political supporters have launched their counterattack to EPA rules.

Segments From this episode

Tapering our own economic expectations

Oct 30, 2013
The Federal Reserve reaffirmed, to no one's surprise, that its stimulus will continue.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke participates in a meeting of the Board of Governors at the Federal Reserve, October 24, 2013 in Washington DC.
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Reframing the “risks” of being black

Oct 30, 2013
The National Black Child Development Institute says the conversation around poverty and success in the African-American community needs to be shifted.

The war on the 'War on Coal'

Oct 30, 2013
The coal industry and its political supporters have launched their counterattack to EPA rules.

Your bank teller will live inside an ATM

Oct 30, 2013
The future of retail banking is becoming increasingly high tech. Whether customers like it or not.

Which roadshow is better: Twitter or Antiques?

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Oct 30, 2013
Twitter executives are currently on the road, selling their company's IPO to investment bankers.

Rich plan to spend $2,175 on gifts this holiday season

Oct 30, 2013
A study from the American Affluence Research Center finds that families with a net worth of $800,000 or more think the economy's doing great.

The surprisingly complicated business of boo

Oct 30, 2013
What's it take to scare people these days?

A grilling on the Hill over Obamacare

Oct 30, 2013
For private insurers, a silver lining over canceled insurance plans.

The Federal Reserve reaffirmed, to no one’s surprise, that its stimulus will continue. So if that’s not surprising, why are investors and economists so concerned about when the Fed might decide to “taper?” Also, the National Black Child Development Institute says the conversation around poverty and development goals for the African-American community need to be shifted. And finally, the battle to save coal from President Obama’s alleged War on Coal is now fully engaged. The coal industry and its political supporters have launched their counterattack to EPA rules.

Music from the episode

Spreadin' Honey - Remastered Mono Version Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
Anything New Bibio