On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss how Wal-Mart earnings reflect the state of the American consumer, how health care costs will contribute to the slowdown in spending and why housing has become a rich man's game.
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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Francis Cianfrocca and Ben Domenech talk about Rick Perry's comments on the Fed, and Florida's Adam Hasner talks about his run for the Senate.
In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson, Ben Domenech and Francis Cianfrocca are joined by Texas Governor Rick Perry to talk about his new book Fed Up! - Our Fight to Save America from Washington, why Francis should move his business to Texas and whether or not Governor Perry will run for President in 2012.
On today's episode of Welcome to the Know, Brad Jackson and Pejman Yousefzadeh discuss Obama's disastrous town hall, Contract with America: Part Deux, and the influence of RedState.
In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about the latest GDP numbers, Fannie and Freddie, and the challenges facing small businesses with Congressman Kenny Marchant of Texas.
In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, featuring The New Ledger's Francis Cianfrocca, we're talking about jobs, the economy, and the White House's war on business.
Time for a Big Picture episode of the podcast: "We have never had, in the history of the world, periods of sustained economic prosperity and growth accompanied by a sustained decline in population. Today, every developed nation in the world is witnessing this decline."
The President holds a jobs summit, but doesn't invite the biggest actual producers of jobs -- instead stacking the deck with people who believe there just hasn't been enough government reallocation of taxpayer money. We'll talk about the summit and the latest details of upheaval at General Motors in today's edition of Coffee and Markets.
What if a future President wants to go to war or ship more troops overseas to protect American interests, but can't because China won't let him? Could this actually happen? We'll discuss Niall Ferguson's latest and the dangerous foreign policy ramifications of America's current path on the latest edition of Coffee and Markets.
So, how was Black Friday for you? For retailers, it was a time to go looking for small reasons for optimism, but the comparison to 2008 is essentially flat. How will the markets react, and what's the deal with Dubai? We'll discuss it all on the latest edition of Coffee and Markets.
Black Friday predictions run from pessimistic to disastrous, negative interest rates worry the markets, and the New York Times makes ridiculous claims about the success of the stimulus. We discuss all this and more on today's Coffee and Markets.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has finally brought out the health care bill he's fashioned behind closed doors over the past several weeks, and it ain't pretty. It's a massive piece of legislation, but will it actually solve any of America's health care problems?