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Ben Bernanke and the Elite

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss efforts to destroy and rebuild NYC's Penn Station and Madison Square Garden and Ben Bernanke's recent speech at Princeton.

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Eurozone Unemployment Reaches Record High

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Europe's skyrocketing unemployment figures, the "Better Life Index" and the Fed's tapering policy.

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Is Our Divergent Market About to Crash?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the divergence between a rising market and stumbling economy, what history tells us about what may happen next and if we are forever stuck in a zero interest world.

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Should We Go Back to a Gold Standard?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the argument for a gold standard, the perils that it would bring and living in a Ben Bernanke world.

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Cyprus Deal Takes 40% of Depositor Cash

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the the deal struck in Cyprus, how it's similar to Obama's GM takeover and Larry Kudlow's change of heart on Ben Bernanke.

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The Fed Ties Printing Policy to Unemployment Rate

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Fed's decision to tie its money printing policy to unemployment, the long-term effect on the market and the Fed's outlook for the economy.

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Will QE3 Help Obama Win in November?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Fed's decision to begin QE3, what effects it may have on the economy, and whether it will have enough impact by November to help Obama.

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The World’s Central Bankers Meet at Jackson Hole

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Mitt Romney's speech at the Republican convention, the central bankers conference in Jackson Hole and what to expect from Ben Bernanke.

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GDP Misses Estimates and Krugman vs. Bernanke

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Q1 GDP numbers, what they may predict for the economy and Paul Krugman's spat with Ben Bernanke.

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Is There No Longer a Shared “American Way of Life”?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Fed's interest rate announcement, the divided cultural experiences of America's upper and lower class, and whether or not "the American way of life" still exists.

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Newt Gingrich on Entitlement Reform, the Federal Reserve and the Eurozone

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech and Francis Cianfrocca are joined by Newt Gingrich to discuss his plans for entitlement reform, how he would change the Federal Reserve, the Eurozone crisis and more.

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The Secret Term in the Fed’s Triple Mandate

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Brian Domitrovic author of a new paper published at The Laffer Center entitled, The Secret Term in the Fed's Triple Mandate to discuss how Ben Bernanke's Federal Reserve stacks up against those of the past, the role they've played in today's stagnant economy, and how a shift of their policy could help push us out of the Great Recession.