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Are We Witnessing the Death of America’s Middle Class?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the plan for a plan to save the Euro Zone, the possibility that high unemployment is here to stay, and the impending death of America's middle class.

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S&P May Downgrade US Credit Rating Amid Rising Debt

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Pejman Yousefzadeh and Elizabeth Blackney to discus S&P's potential downgrade of the United States' credit rating and the eminent raising of our debit ceiling in Congress.

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The Consequences of Obama Economics

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the latest on inflation, and the consequences of Obama Economics.

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Debating Mitch Daniels' Call for a VAT

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Pejman Yousefzadeh to debate Mitch Daniels' call for a new Value-Added-Tax (VAT). Also on the show, Brad and Pej talk about the 30th Anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back.

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Bernanke Speaks, Foreclosures Are a Mess, and Mitch Daniels Wants a VAT

In today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Ben Bernanke's latest comments, the huge foreclosure mess, and Mitch Daniels' call for new taxes, including a VAT.

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The Brewing VAT

In this week's Coffee and Markets, we discuss the upheaval in the marketplace in the wake of Greece's problems and we talk about the White House plan, as advocated by Steny Hoyer and Paul Volcker, to institute a VAT.

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The United States of Deficits Forever

In this week's edition of Coffee and Markets, we're talking about deficits, the economic future, entitlement spending and the possibility of a grand compromise on taxes.

Nancy Pelosi's Big New Value Added Tax

Today's Coffee and Markets podcast focuses on the rising price of gold and Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support in an interview with Charlie Rose for a new value added tax -- because it will "even the playing field"? We don't know what that means either.

Will Obama Have to Raise Taxes? Tim Geithner Thinks He Will

Monday's edition of Coffee & Markets concerns Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's appearance this weekend, where he wouldn't rule out reversing President Obama's promises on tax increases as part of an economic recovery strategy.