Monthly Archives: March 2014

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Has the Modern Stock Market Left Behind the Little Guy?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the IRS ruling on Bitcoin, high frequency trading and if the little guy has been left behind on Wall Street.

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Facebook Goes Virtual Reality with Purchase of Oculus Rift

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Facebook purchase of Oculus, why they would want a virtual reality company and the crushed IPO of King Digital.

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The Fight Against Medicaid Expansion

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Christie Herrera to discuss the fight against Medicaid expansion in the states, a revealing look at how Virginians see their Governor's efforts to expand the program and why this all boils down to politics and power.

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What Does America 3.0 Look Like?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Michael Lotus to discuss his new book, America 3.0, what the next phase of America looks like and how the rapid growth of technology will impact our society.

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Hobby Lobby’s Challenge of Obamacare Goes to SCOTUS

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Andrew Walker to discuss Hobby Lobby's challenge of Obamacare's contraceptive mandate that will be argued before SCOTUS today, the basis for the company's challenge and what may happen to Hobby Lobby should they lose the case.

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Apple Looks to Shake Up Cable TV Business

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a deal between Apple and Comcast that could shake up the TV business, why the "last mile" is key to the deal and the fourth anniversary of Obamacare.

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Janet Yellen Stumbles Out of the Gate

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss comments posed by a listener, Janet Yellen's debut at the Fed and if technological advancements will push people out of the workforce in the prime of their earning potential.

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The Tea Party is Dead, Long Live the Tea Party

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss claims of the Tea Party's demise, how the Tea Party has influenced policy and politics in Washington and what role the Tea Party may play in 2014 and 2016.

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The Case Against Democracy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Harsanyi to talk about his book The People Have Spoken (and They Are Wrong): The Case Against Democracy, our right to vote and why some Americans may be unfit to make important decisions for the rest of us.

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Steve Moore on Jobs, Tax Reform and the Economy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Steve Moore to discuss the stagnant jobs market, the need for tax reform in Washington and get his long term outlook for the US economy.

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Thanks to the Obama Administration the UN Could Soon Control the Internet

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the US government's decision to relinquish management of the internet to the international community, how this could directly threaten your freedom of speech and if there could be a successor to the internet apart from international control.

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Innovation in America: It’s All About the “Killer App”

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss dueling views of Bill Gates and Mohamed El-Erian about innovation in business, why modern innovation is all about the "killer app," and what this climate means for the future of jobs.