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Ready to grow your wealth through smarter investing decisions? With The Meb Faber Show, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and investment fund manager, Meb Faber, brings you insights on today’s markets and the art of investing. Featuring some of the top investment professionals in the world as his guests, Meb will help you interpret global equity, bond, and commodity markets just like the pros. Whether it’s smart beta, trend following, value investing, or any other timely market topic, each w ...
 
The Jumpstart Philly Real Estate Radio Show is a weekly program that shines a spotlight on positive real estate development and neighborhood revitalization in the City of Brotherly Love. Interviews are conducted live during our weekly JUMPinars, every Monday night at 7 PM. The Jumpstart Philly Real Estate Radio Show is affiliated with the Jumpstart Germantown program, a successful community real estate development program that combines slow, steady growth, scattered site rehab, and a mix of ...
 
Veterans Corner Radio focuses on what those who have served in the military, and their families need to know to maximize the services and benefits due to them. No matter if you are currently serving or got out 50 years ago, this program will give you answers to questions you didn’t even know you should be asking. Among those who have been and will be sharing their knowledge are those from the Department of Defense (DOD), Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Benefits Administration, Natio ...
 
Are you interested in precious metals investing? Host Ed Coyne interviews members of the Sprott Gold Team and industry professionals to better understand today’s investing landscape for precious metals. Join us to learn more about gold, silver, gold equities, and how precious metals can fit into a modern portfolio. This material should not by copied, distributed, published or reproduced whole or in part.The information contained in this material does not constitute research or recommendation ...
 
Porter Stansberry is the outspoken founder of Stansberry Research - now one of the largest and most recognized investment research firms in the world.Stansberry Radio puts you in tune to hear Porter’s commentary on the latest financial and economic news. Listen to Porter interview renowned experts.
 
Marketplace® is the leading business news program in the nation. We bring you clear explorations of how economic news affects you, through stories, conversations, newsworthy numbers and more. The Marketplace All-in-One podcast provides each episode of the public radio broadcast programs Marketplace, Marketplace Morning Report®and Marketplace Tech® along with our podcasts Make Me Smart, Corner Office and The Uncertain Hour. Visit marketplace.org for more. From American Public Media. Twitter: ...
 
Featuring stories of new scientific research on human flourishing that translate these basic discoveries into practical tools. Bringing a mix of curiosity, compassion, and creativity that will appeal to all ages, host Richard Sergay and producer Tavia Gilbert shine a spotlight on the human impact at the heart of a cutting-edge social and scientific research project. This project was made possible through the generous support of a grant from Templeton World Charity Foundation.
 
You don't need to know everything if you have a coach teaching you the few right things! Hosted by Paul Nichols, It’s Your Money (IYM) is a weekly financial radio show that pulls back the curtain on the financial services industry, exposing the truth about money and investing. The goal of the show is to educate people about how Wall Street and its firms operate. With all of the misinformation in the financial industry today, this show offers a refreshing and simple explanation of how to inve ...
 
Welcome to the "Speaking of Wealth" podcast showcasing profit strategies for speakers, publishers, authors, consultants, and info-marketers. Learn valuable skills to make your business more successful, more passive, more automated, and more scalable. Your host, Jason Hartman interviews top-tier guests, bestselling authors and experts including; Dan Poynter (The Self-Publishing Manual), Harvey Mackay (Swim With The Sharks & Get Your Foot in the Door), Dan Millman (Way of the Peaceful Warrior) ...
 
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We spoke to the University of Chicago’s Evan Rose about research that targets systemic racial discrimination in hiring among large U.S. employers. We look over the various retailers and restaurants that are re-instituting mask requirements. Also, vehicle shortages are still plaguing the car rental industry.…
 
From the BBC World Service: Shares of big online game makers including Tencent and NetEase fell more than 10% respectively after Chinese state media criticized the level of internet addiction among young people. Plus, farmers in eastern Kenya turn to sunflowers after neighbors banned exports of a popular cash crop. And Britain’s finance minister te…
 
About seven months ago, Apple rolled out some new features that let users see exactly how apps collect data about us and share it with advertisers. The privacy “nutrition” labels run pretty much on the honor system: It’s up to the app makers to provide the information. Now, Google is revealing how its own labels might work for Android. Marketplace’…
 
Having a job is how we earn money to pay for the things we need. Money is important but it’s not the only reason people work. This week we’re going out to the pizzeria, where we’ll learn how every job is connected to lots of other jobs — and how those connections keep our economy running. Plus we’ll hear from a bunch of people with cool jobs that y…
 
The federal eviction moratorium expired at the end of July, meaning potentially millions of struggling renters could lose their homes. On today’s show, we’ll pick apart the finger pointing between the White House and congressional leadership over who let the moratorium lapse, and what’s next for renters and landlords. Plus: The Ozarks, wolf turns a…
 
The $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, if passed, could create anywhere from 650,000 to 1 million new jobs, economists predict. Though the bill has substantial bipartisan support, the U.S. labor force is short on construction workers, and the government may have to invest in citizen training or issue more visas for temporary, forei…
 
In episode 336, we welcome our guest, Hugh Thomas, founder of Ugly Drinks, a beverage company that makes drinks with no sugar, no sweetener, and no calories and is trying to expose the ugly truth about big beverage. In today’s episode, we hear how Hugh fell in love with the beverage industry so much that he started a company to provide people with …
 
The United Kingdom has done away with the quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated Americans. One aspect of the U.K. that’s hoping to benefit is the theater industry, which had been ravaged by the pandemic. Julla Coronado stops in to talk about the markets and employment figures. We also chat about Square’s $29 billion purchase of Afterpay.…
 
From the BBC World Service: Australian buy-now-pay-later company Afterpay has received the country’s biggest-ever corporate takeover offer from Jack Dorsey’s U.S. payments company Square. Plus, as quarantine requirements disappear for American travelers to the U.K., a look at how London’s West End theaters are trying to stay afloat and provide ente…
 
Dutch company NXP is one of the auto industry’s leading suppliers of computer chips. Its earnings report is being released after market close on Monday, and it could be an indicator on which direction the chip shortage is going to go. The BBC checks in with news on the ability to travel to the United Kingdom, and we also discuss the possibility of …
 
They’re called electronic visit verification apps, or EVVs. They log the hours and the movements of home health care workers paid for by Medicaid. States are just starting to roll them out as part of an Obama-era program that promised to make managing the work of home aides more efficient and reduce fraud in the system. Marketplace’s Meghan McCarty…
 
Jennifer (Jenny) Moser, Associate Director Scientific Programs, and Jennifer (Jenn) Deen, Associate Director Public Relations for the Million Veterans Program share information on this program that will change the way medicine is practiced. The Million Veteran program at the VA is one of the largest genetics research programs in the world with near…
 
A tiny fraction of 1% of vaccinated Americans have tested positive for COVID-19. But if you don’t read beyond the headlines, you might not know that. On this punchy happy hour episode, we’ll talk about why the media need to do better reporting on the delta variant. And speaking of failure … Congress went on summer break without extending the evicti…
 
With infections by the delta coronavirus on the rise, companies including Google, Lyft, Indeed and Apple are delaying their back-to-the-office plans. That worries commercial real estate pros and businesses that depend on office workers. Also on today’s show: consumer sensitivity to price hikes, long lines in Cape Cod and how chaos in the shipping b…
 
In episode 335, we welcome our guest, Thomas Eiden, founder of Atomic Alchemy, a company dedicated to producing radioisotopes used in nuclear medicine. In today’s episode, we’re going nuclear! Thomas is undertaking the audacious goal of building a nuclear reactor, something that takes almost a decade and roughly 100 million dollars. We start with w…
 
Consumer optimism has seen a sharp decline in recent weeks as news of the surging delta variant of COVID-19 has people reluctant to head out and populate businesses. Also, we look into how big oil companies plan to utilize their incoming wave of expected profits. Then we head over to France, where a “health pass” designed to keep the unvaccinated a…
 
From the BBC World Service: Eurozone economies are starting to see a partial recovery from the pandemic as national lockdowns ease and households spend more money. Britain’s biggest dairy producer is unable to deliver to hundreds of supermarkets and shops as a shortage of truck drivers hits a “crisis’ point.” And Brazil’s indigenous communities are…
 
The federal eviction moratorium is set to expire, which means a flood of delayed eviction cases will be resuming and renters will be scrambling. We take a snapshot of the situation with a story from Houston. Nova Safo checks in with us to talk about Amazon’s earnings report and whether or not it signals that a post-pandemic slowdown is coming for B…
 
On Wednesday, hundreds of employees of video game company Activision Blizzard walked out. The protest followed a lawsuit from California regulators accusing the maker of World of Warcraft and Call of Duty of unfair pay and lack of advancement for women and a “frat boy drinking culture” at the company. Management eventually apologized for its initia…
 
It was bound to happen at some point. Scarlett Johansson, who’s played Black Widow in Marvel movies for a decade now, is suing Disney for breach of contract. After delaying it a year for the COVID-19 pandemic, the company released the “Black Widow” movie on Disney+ the same day it hit theaters. We’ll talk about the suit and what it says about the s…
 
Prices are high, inventory is low — if you’re in the market for a new home, you know this has been the reality for a while now. Something else to add to house hunters’ chagrin? According to the research firm Zonda, 85% of homebuilders are purposely building fewer houses, given shortages of land, materials and workers. But first: the year of lost GD…
 
Robinhood, the online brokerage with the app that grants commission-free trading to investors, is going public. However, its offering stands out because of its plan to make up to 35% of its shares available for investors to purchase. We speak with Erik Gordon, professor at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, about the Robinhood IP…
 
From the BBC World Service: U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is calling on global leaders to pledge $5 billion to prevent what he calls a “legacy of wasted talent” as a result of lockdown restrictions on education. Plus: Visitors to a new, nearly $3 million London tourist attraction aren’t happy with what they see.…
 
Yesterday, the show focused on how the growing market for electric vehicles is affecting the supply chain for batteries. Today, how about where to charge all those batteries? Many people have electric cars, and a lot more will by 2025. Global sales will triple by 2025, according to IHS Markit. But it’s not just about the number of cars, it’s also a…
 
Facebook earnings are out, and one our listeners is looking for a little clarity in how exactly the company keeps beating expectations and bringing in tens of billions every quarter. We’ll get into the nuances of ad targeting, locking down your profile and how we create our own filter bubbles. Plus, more answers to your questions about the Congress…
 
More than 15 million people live in households that are behind on their rent, according to a new report from the Aspen Institute. And while Congress allocated $46 billion in federal assistance for renters during the pandemic, access to technology, language barriers and lack of information are proving to be hurdles for tenants behind on their rents.…
 
In episode 334, we welcome our guest, Peter Johnson, a partner at Jump Capital, where he leads Jump’s investments in the FinTech, crypto, and blockchain sectors. In today’s episode, we’re talking all things fintech. Peter shares a bunch of his investments, including his first ever investment in Personal Capital, which was acquired in a billion doll…
 
Sonal Shah, President of The Asian American Foundation, joins host and Vice Dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative Katherine Klein to discuss the state of the AAPI community in the U.S. today. Listen and learn how this new foundation is working to achieve belonging and prosperity — free from discrimination, slander, and violence — for all Asi…
 
States that did away with $300 weekly unemployment benefits did so with the expectation that the loss of extra money would get more people to re-enter the workforce. That hasn’t happened. We talk about the Fed and inflation, and then we hear a listener tell the story of Pearl Paint, the New York art supply store that unified an artistic community.…
 
Correspondent Jennifer Pak joins us to help make sense of where China’s stock markets stand after a rough start to the week. We also check in on Big Tech’s earnings. Then, we look into a child care entrepreneurship program that opens a path for immigrant women to re-enter the workforce.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
From the BBC World Service: The U.K. government is meeting on Wednesday to discuss options for loosening travel restrictions on double-vaccinated American travelers to England. Plus, a look at how a change of power in Tanzania has led to a dramatically different policy on pandemic preparedness.By Marketplace / David Brancaccio
 
The electric vehicle market, while still small, has grown rapidly this year. Of course, a global shortage of microchips could slow things down. In the long term, there’s also the issue of availability of lithium, a soft, silvery metal that’s the key component in electric car batteries. Marketplace’s Meghan McCarty Carino speaks to Chris Berry, a st…
 
Was WeWork a tech company? A trillion-dollar business? A way of life? With the benefit of hindsight it’s easy to say, emphatically, “No.” But looking back at the lofty goals and investor enthusiasm that propelled the We Co. to a $47 billion valuation, we’re left wondering if the people involved have learned anything. Here to talk with us about it i…
 
Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and co-founder of Ellevest, a digital financial company for women, discusses how COVID-19 exacerbated existing inequities between men and women. She also talks about why money causes stress and the future of her company. Also on today’s show: the continuing struggles of the travel industry, shifting language in home appraisals…
 
Apple, Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Microsoft and Amazon are reporting earnings this week, and they are all beneficiaries of a jump on corporate spending on IT. We’ll look at what companies are buying, and why. New York City and cities in California now have vaccination requirements for their respective workforces. We also take a look at whe…
 
From the BBC World Service: A third-straight day of losses across Asia stock markets amid Chinese regulatory crackdown. Plus: The most senior Roman Catholic official at the Vatican has gone on trial charged with financial crimes. And, a look at the meeting agenda as officials from the U.S. and India prepare to sit down for talks.…
 
China’s recently passed anti-foreign sanctions law carries a variety of potential effects for American businesses. We dive into what the law means. The Federal Open Market Committee starts a two-day meeting on interest rate policy. Also, PayPal is partnering with the Anti-Defamation League to help curb the activities of radical hate groups.…
 
Companies need money to grow, and there’s a way for them to get it: the stock market. They can sell a little piece of their company, called a share or stock, to regular people. If the company grows, those people get to keep some of the money it makes. Of course, there’s no guarantee that a company will grow — that’s what makes putting your money in…
 
When you search for someone notable on the internet, one of the first things that often pops up is a link to their Wikipedia page. But if you’re looking for a notable woman, that might not be the case. There are about 1.5 million biographies on Wikipedia. Only about 19% of them are about women. And those that do get published are much more likely t…
 
There are limits to personal freedom and responsibility — it runs out when you put others at risk. You can’t drive drunk, for example. But are people who aren’t vaccinated for COVID-19 as brazen as a drunk driver? Or are they victims, scammed by bad information? Sociology professor Brooke Harrington has a great thread trying to reconcile all this, …
 
Towns like Augusta, Maine; Bemidji, Minnesota; and Savannah, Georgia, are among the more than 40 communities in the U.S. incentivizing people to move there. They dangle perks like housing assistance, camping equipment or up to $20,000 in cash. The incentives are aimed at convincing remote workers to make a move, which can boost the economies of str…
 
In episode 333, we welcome our guest, Rob Forster, co-founder of Wonderbird Spirits, Mississippi's first grain-to-glass gin distillery. In today’s episode, we hear how Rob stopped practicing law and decided to open up a distillery to create two gold-medal winning gins. Rob shares what it was like to get the company off the ground and then dives int…
 
Camden County in Georgia has wanted a spaceport license for years. That sparks concerns for the residents of the Little Cumberland Island, who say the potential rocket launches over their community could have negative impacts. Julia Coronado drops in to talk about the markets, and we also look into how appliances are becoming harder to acquire for …
 
Payment mishaps and issues with trying to opt out are among several struggles that have impacted people expecting child tax credit payments. Some fear the cash advance will actually add to their tax burden. The BBC checks in on the how a wave of regulation has impacted Chinese stocks. We also look into the availability of Section 8 housing vouchers…
 
From the BBC World Service: Another wave of regulatory crackdowns from Beijing, this time on tutoring companies, sent Hong Kong’s benchmark stock index down more than 4% today. Plus: Australia won’t tolerate anti-lockdown protests as the COVID-19 Delta variant surges. And, how vaccinators are making progress in remote parts of India.…
 
Let’s talk about gardening technology. Not some fancy gadget for monitoring water or sunlight, but technology that feeds the dirt itself. Washington, D.C.’s wastewater-treatment plant is one of the largest high-tech plants in the world. It uses a process akin to pressure cooking to turn what’s flushed down the toilet into fertilizer fit for planter…
 
Rebecca Keough is responsible for the White House VA Hotline. This is the office that you contact when you have exhausted all other avenues of help. Many times they can cut the Gordian knot of bureaucracy and get you to the right person or office that can solve your problem. While it is always good practice to try and resolve your problem at the lo…
 
We started out this episode talking about the folks who are still unvaccinated for COVID-19, but quickly turned to the way the NFL switched from carrot to stick in response to the delta variant. That’s just one of a few big stories we have to talk about on this oddly sports-centric show. We’ll also talk about why HIPAA doesn’t mean what many people…
 
Over 60,000 businesses reopened during the second quarter, which is the highest volume of reopenings in the last year, according to data from Yelp. But there’s a distinct correlation between consumer interest and vaccination rates, meaning more Yelp searches, pictures and reviews for places like Maine, Vermont, Connecticut and New York than Arizona…
 
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