Behind the Headlines – December 6, 2019

– (female announcer) Production funding for “Behind the Headlines” is made possible in part by: the WKNO Production Fund, the WKNO Endowment Fund, and by viewers like you. Thank you. – FedEx’s Richard Smith on Memphis, Economic Development, and much more tonight on “Behind the Headlines.” [dramatic orchestral music] – I’m Eric Barnes with “The Daily Memphian,” thanks […]

US-China Trade Deal Hits a Snag | China News Headlines

The US-China Trade Deal is getting postponed… again. Battle at the UN And all your favorite Chinese knock off toys! That and more on this week’s China Uncensored. This is China Uncensored. I’m Chris Chappell. This week’s China news headlines! Hey, you know that trade deal President Trump said he wanted to sign with China? Well…it still needs […]

What Mass Media Gets Wrong About Cryptocurrency: Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin (w/ Ash Benington)

Ash Bennington: Over the last few years, the only thing more impressive than the skyrocketing surge in cryptocurrency prices is the media attention they’ve attracted. But what if in this tsunami of media coverage of digital currencies, we’re missing the big story? What if the real revolution isn’t the shortterm surge in the valuation of these coins, but […]

News Wrap: U.S. adds 136,000 jobs as unemployment hits new 50-year low

In the day’s other news: U.S. businesses managed to make slight job gains in September. The Labor Department reports that employers added a net of 136,000 jobs last month. That came as factories shed 2,000 jobs, amid concerns that the manufacturing sector is now in a recession. Overall, the unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent. That is the […]

Yahoo Finance LIVE market coverage: Thursday, August 29, 2019

>>>HAPPY THURSDAY. I AM BRIAN SOZZI AND THIS IS THE FIRST TRADE FOR AUGUST 29th. ALEXIS CHRISTOFOROUS HAS THE DAY OFF. CALLING FOR CALM, CHINA SIGNALS NO NEW RETALIATION IN THE TRADE WAR AND STOP FUTURES SPIKE IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUT, WILL PRESIDENT TRUMP GO ALONG WITH IT? WILL NEW TARIFFS TAKE EFFECT THIS WEEKEND?>>>RETAIL DISAPPOINTMENT. BEST […]

Steve Says: While Trump haters pray for a recession, the real economy is booming

♪♪ STEVE: THAT EVENING AND WELCOME TO THE NEXT REVOLUTION BUT I MISS STEVE HILTON AND THIS IS THE HOME OF PUBLIC POSITIVE POPULISM AND MOST DEFINITELY WE ARE PRO- AMERICA. PRESIDENT TRUMP WITH THE ECONOMIC CASE FOR HIS REELECTION IN CLASSIC STYLE THE OTHER NIGHT. PRESIDENT TRUMP: YOU HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO VOTE FOR ME BECAUSE […]

Can Trump order US companies to stop working with China?

>>Chris: JOHN ROBERTS REPORTING FROM THE G7 IN FRANCE. THANKS FOR THAT. JOINING US NOW FOR AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW FROM THE SUMMIT, TREASURY SECRETARY STEVEN MNUCHIN. MR. SECRETARY, I WANT TO ASK YOU FIRST ABOUT THE PRESIDENT’S COMMENT THIS MORNING THAT HE HAS SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT THE TRADE ONE WITH CHINA, WHICH SET OFF SOME CONFUSION, WHICH I […]

Trump defends China trade policy amid economic worries

OHN YANG: President Trump continues to tout a strong economy and dismiss fears of a potential recession. In the Oval Office this afternoon, the president was asked if his trade policies were having a negative impact on the U.S. economy. DONALD TRUMP, President of the United States: So I am doing this whether it’s good or bad for […]

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