Tag Archives: Francis Cianfrocca

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A Hypersonic Failure and Sluggish Consumer Spending

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a failed Pentagon test of a new hypersonic missile, sluggish consumer spending and why people aren't saving money.

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Germany’s Green Energy Gamble

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Burger King merger, Angela Merkel's green energy gamble and what it means for the future of the EU.

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Tax Inversions and Struggling American Brands

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Burger King's move to Canada, McDonald's problem with Millennials and how American brands need to adapt to new generations of customers.

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Tax Credits to Help the Middle Class

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss supply side economics vs. tax credits, how tax breaks can help the middle class and how to spark growth in the lagging economy.

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A Road Out of Poverty

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Paul Ryan's anti-poverty initiatives, the "makers vs. takers" argument and the role government should and shouldn't be playing in the "war on poverty."

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The Internet’s ‘Series of Tubes’

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the network of fiber cables that serves as the backbone of the world's internet connectivity, how fragile that network is and why entire countries can lose internet access at the drop of an anchor.

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Clinton, Yamamoto and the Gutting of American Military Muscle

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the failed Obama-Clinton foreign policy, waking a sleeping giant and the long-term impact of Obama's systematic dismantling of our military.

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The Francis Cianfrocca Growth Agenda

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss what his growth agenda would be, if the GOP can deliver one of their own and the aging of American businesses.

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Revenge of the Nerds: The Value of Computer Coders

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the value of computer coders, why they are so scarce and how coding trade schools may help alleviate the critical shortage.

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Could the Unemployed Cause Political Turmoil?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the July jobs report, the numbers of Americans unemployed or underemployed and if long-term unemployment could lead to political instability.

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Alan Greenspan: Market Bubbles are Human Nature

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Alan Greenspan's opinion on market swings, if we just go from bubble to bubble and what to expect as the Fed raises rates.

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Could a Guaranteed Income Pull People Out of Poverty?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the war on poverty, failed government programs and if a guaranteed income could help alleviate poverty and kick start the economy.