Monthly Archives: August 2015

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Wild Stock Market Ride Wasn’t That Bad Afterall

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss why last week's wild stock market ride wasn't as bad as all the hype. Then Phil Wegmann talks about what he learned working in a subzero ice cream warehouse, and finally Neal Dewing from The Federalist tells us about the superhero alter-egos of the GOP presidential candidates.

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Gotham Air: The Uber of Helicopters may be coming to a city near you

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Marc Gurman from 9to5Mac to give us a preview of what to expect in the iPhone 6S that debuts on September 9th, then Dennis Greene talks fantasy football draft strategies, Claire Maldarelli from Popular Science talks about the problem science is having replicating their own studies and finally Tim Hayes, the CEO of Gotham Air, tells us why his company is the Uber of helicopters.

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A Look Back at Hurricane Katrina, 10 Years Later

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson looks back at Hurricane Katrina, ten years later. He's joined by radio reporter Daniel French who was in New Orleans when the storm hit, Jason Russell who discusses charter schools in post-Katrina New Orleans, Steven Horwitz on Wal-Mart's quick response to the storm, and finally, Abby Phillip describes the different experiences whites and blacks have had rebuilding New Orleans.

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The Culture Behind America’s Food and Wine Festivals

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Ron Breitstein to discuss the culture behind America's food and wine festivals, then Andrew Kloster talks about the legal ramifications of the Ashley Madison scandal, and David Harsanyi discusses Denver's attack on Chick-fil-a.

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The Sharing Economy Revolution and Why it Frightens Regulators

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erik Sofgee to discuss Uber's plans for autonomous drivers, Michael Rosen on what Uber must do to rally support, Christopher Koopman talks about how regulators have responded to the sharing economy, and finally, Liya Palagashvili on Uber vs. Bill DeBlasio.

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Black Monday May Not Be As Bad As You Think

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the plummeting stock market, then Sarah Westwood talks about the Hillary Clinton email scandal, and Steve Bucci from discusses the threat of ISIS inspired attacks on US military families.

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Tumbling Stocks and Falling Oil Prices May Delay Fed Action

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss falling stocks and oil prices. Then, Bryan Riley talks about protectionist sugar policies. Finally, Madaline Donnelly discusses the licensing and fees that hamper American workers.

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Poverty in America

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chuck DeVore to discuss how cost of living and home prices make an impact on real poverty. Then Danielle Kurtzleben from NPR talks about how the poverty rate has changed during the Obama Administration.

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Pentagon to Drastically Increase Use of Drones

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Gordon Lubold to talk about the Obama Administration's plan to sharply increase drone use for both intel and lethal means. Then Allysen Efferson and David Pietrusza discuss the 17th anniversary of the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal.

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Drones, DARPA, and Google’s Running Robot

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Denis Greene to talk unionization in college football. Then, Benjamin Zhang from Business Insider is here to talk about Boeing's new drones. Finally, Kelsey Atherton of Popular Science talks about DARPA's new initiative to make a reusable space plane, and Google's creepy running robot.

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It’s Moving Day on Sesame Street

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Google's Alphabet, and what it means for the company's future. Then Matthew Ingram talks about Sesame Street's move to HBO, and Comcast's bid to fight YouTube.

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How Will China’s Devaluing of Yuan Impact the Fed?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss China's devaluing of the Yuan and what it means for Asia, then Josh Zerkle discusses Deflategate and NFL Punchout, and finally Mytheos Holt talks about story v. gameplay in video games.