Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Arthur Brooks on the Moral Argument for Conservatism

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Arthur Brooks to discuss the debt, education reform and the moral argument for conservatism.

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Can We Effectively Predict a Coming Financial Crisis?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the market's unease with the stagnation in Washington, agent based modeling, and why this all leads to problems predicting crises.

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How Long Before We Reach 6.5% Unemployment?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the nomination of Jack Lew to be the next Treasury Secretary, dire projections about the length of time until we reach the magic 6.5% unemployment and what it will take to get us there.

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Obamacare is Actually Causing a Spike in Premiums

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the rise many patients are seeing in their health care premiums after Obamacare's passage, how this will impact the individual and small group markets and what changes this may lead to.

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Chuck Hagel’s Israel Problem

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss Joe Biden's courting of the NRA, how Chuck Hagel's past comments on Israel are causing him problems on both sides of the aisle during his confirmation, and why potential 2016 candidates are being so brash.

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Bill Richardson and the Curious Case of the Ex-Im Bank

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by CJ Ciaramella to discuss possible replacements for Lisa Jackson at EPA, Bill Richardson's shady dealings with the Export-Import Bank and the future of Buzzfeed.

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Will Obama Mint a Trillion Dollar Coin to Circumvent Debt Debate?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the minting of a trillion dollar coin as a potential work around of the debt limit debate, what impacts it would have on the market and if this super-coin could work in a Coke machine.

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A Year of Stagnation: The Final Jobs Report of 2012

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the December unemployment report, the stagnating economy of 2012 and what Fed minutes predict for 2013.

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With New Year Comes New Obamacare Taxes

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the new Obamacare taxes which begin in 2013, how they impact the average American family and why the definition of "affordable" may mean unaffordable insurance coverage for families.

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Breaking Down the Fiscal Cliff Deal

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to break down the Fiscal Cliff deal, what it does and doesn't address and the business community's reaction.