Tag Archives: Debt ceiling

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Does Cutting Unemployment Benefits Help or Hurt the Job Market?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the coming debt ceiling battle, if the routine nature of these raises will continue and how changing unemployment benefits in North Carolina impacted their unemployment rate.

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Cocktails & Markets: Obamacare’s Technological Nightmare

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca for a Thursday evening taping to discuss the winners and losers of the debt deal, Wall Street's reaction to the turmoil and the technological nightmare that is Obamacare's rollout.

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A Postmortem of the Reid-McConnell Deal

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Matt Lewis to discuss the Reid-McConnell deal that ended the shutdown and raised the debt ceiling, what this means for the GOP and if Boehner strengthened or weakened his power as Speaker.

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IMF v Europe and Harry Reid v the GOP

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the IMF spat with Europe over Greek debt, if Greece will ever be able to pay back their loans and the latest on a debt ceiling and shutdown deal.

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Wall Street Won’t Let Obama Default

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss White House admissions that Obamacare sign-up is having more than "glitches," what a debt ceiling "default" would mean, and how Obama's Treasury Department could still pay our debt even without a debt ceiling deal.

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Obamacare Glitches and the Harry Reid Era

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the why Obamacare glitches are very dangerous, the debt ceiling and CR fight and why we are in the Harry Reid Era in Washington.

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The Battle to be Virginia’s Next Governor

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss the Republican fight in Congress to defund Obamacare in the CR, if the debt ceiling fight may be a better avenue for a standoff and the knock-down drag out battle for the governor's mansion in Virginia.

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The Kabuki Theater of the Debt Ceiling Debate

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the shuffling of the Dow Jones index, the coming debate over raising the debt ceiling and what Americans think Congress should do.

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Hoaxes, Hackers and the Race to Steal Your Personal Information

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the debt ceiling, Manti Te'o, and how hackers can mine your personal information.

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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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U.S. Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock Talks Debt and the Need to Replace Senator Dick Lugar

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Elizabeth Blackney are joined by candidate for U.S. Senate Richard Mourdock to discuss the recent debt rating downgrade, his approach foreign policy, and the need to replace long time Senator Dick Lugar.

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S&P Downgrades Our Credit Rating, Obama Downgrades the American Dream

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the fallout from the S&P downgrade of our credit rating, the false "Tea Party Downgrade" spin from Democrats and the Verizon's union strike.