Tag Archives: Francis Cianfrocca

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Is it Time to Put the Brakes on Big Mergers?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss big mergers in the telecom, airline and pharma industries, what they mean for consumers and why it might be time to halt consolidation.

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Are We Headed for Another Recession?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the sharp negative revision to Q1 GDP, if we are headed for a recession and the SCOTUS ruling on cell phone privacy.

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The Unrest in Iraq and How It Will Impact the Economy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the unrest in Iraq, how it may destabilize the entire region and what the impact of rising oil prices will be on our economy and your bottom line.

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With Cantor’s Exit, Big Business Loses a Good Friend

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the World Cup, Eric Cantor's shocking loss and what it means for the GOP's relationship with Big Business.

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European Bank Goes Negative on Key Interest Rates

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the jobs report from Friday, the ECB's decision to institute negative interest rates and what that policy will mean for Europe.

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GDP Goes Negative While Markets Soar

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss last week's negative revision to Q1 GDP, what this says about our economy and why the markets ignored the news.

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The Death Tax

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Thomas Piketty, inherited wealth and why it's easy to buy a smartphone but hard to buy a home.

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Bernanke: Low Interest Rates Here to Stay

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss shocking comments by Ben Bernanke about the Fed's interest rate policy, what his prediction could mean for the economy and how changes in the world stage could upend his prophesy.

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The End of Fannie and Freddie?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a bill to end Fannie and Freddie, how that would impact your mortgage rate and the political fallout from reforming housing finance.

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Apple’s Bid for Beats

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Apple's potential purchase of Beats, Janet Yellen's testimony on Capitol Hill and Timmy Geithner.

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The Parasitic Financial Industry

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss high-frequency trading, its critics and why the financial industry may be a parasite on our economy.

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In Support of Net Neutrality

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the GE-Alstom deal, a potential huge new FCC proposal and why net neutrality is good for consumers.