The Emily Rooney Show

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Thurs. 3/1/12
Everything Money - Glossary Of Financial And Investment Terms

Everything Money - Glossary Of Financial And Investment Terms
Everything MoneyIs distressed debt a kind of private equity? Does it take venture capital to complete a leveraged buyout? With the economy taking center stage as the 2012 election season heats up, we sure are hearing a lot of financial terms being bandied about. But what the heck do they all mean? Joining me now with an explainer is Sheryl Marshall.

Guest:
  Sheryl Marshall, financial consultant

Sheryl's Tip Of The Day:
  The market is up, but not all stocks ar participating in the surge. It's important to look for the laggards.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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