A new company is trying to get between your bank and your financial apps

May 16, 2019
Fidelity's parent company is trying to give customers a little more control over what data the apps can retrieve.

Which economic stats matter most?

Jul 9, 2018
Our listener asks which economic statistics are the best predictors of future economic performance.
A financial professional loosk at his computer screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the end of the trading day Dec. 16, 2008 in New York City. 
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The best personal finance books for recent college grads

May 18, 2018
Marketplace contributor Chris Farrell shares some of his recommendations.
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Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis explains how the debt crisis was a Greek tragedy

Nov 3, 2017
"When you treat one European people as expendable and as collateral damage in a kind of war, a dirty war...you're condemning Europe to constant fragmentation and disintegration at the economic, financial and moral level."
Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis speaks at the official launch of the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025.
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The plot thickens around the Fed's "dot plot"

Sep 18, 2017
The Fed's graph of members' interest rates projections for times a year is a closely watched indicator on Wall Street

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New Yorkers want to know: What’s your cybersecurity plan?

Aug 29, 2017
There are some new regulations going into effect for financial institutions licensed by the state of New York this week. That’s for some banks, big insurance companies and all kinds of financial firms. The rules are about cybersecurity, specifically. They require companies to hire a chief information security officer, to report data breaches within 72 […]

Who are the unbanked?

Jun 29, 2017
Income volatility is increasingly driving low- and middle-income Americans to check cashers and payday lenders.
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After almost 10 years of shopping, the Fed gets ready to shrink its assets

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Jun 15, 2017
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday discussed the Fed’s plans for its balance sheet. That’s the list of all the assets it owns, and it is huge: $4.5 trillion worth. The plan is to slowly shrink that down by a few billion dollars a month, starting soon. Here’s how the Fed came to own […]

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