The Financial Exchange
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Paul LaMonica (CNNMoney, Adobe)
of ironic a couple of years ago when Microsoft. You know congress Steve Ballmer on before they hired California. It's not to tell the top spot I've suggested that Adobe's you know you know who has a lot of experience o'clock. For the Microsoft spot to do that innate to him with that Mandela and that's worked out well for both companies as well retreating on your Alter much. Where does Adobe go from me I think of Adobe as a software company that is on almost every system in a world away you just can't really get around using Adobe where did they grow their business from here. Pride right now obviously I think they will look to do even more. We the Korean test software that they offer and the beauty about is that because you have this. Subscription based cloud. Recurring revenue streams sort model they
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hiring kids raiders their hiring 800 people right now. And these are high tech programming jobs in the recognize that these kids on who are in large part coming out of Boston. So I mean the
George Ratiu (National Association of Realtors, Housing Update)
or obstacle while 4% from a year ago. And even though while mortgage rates or actually lower than this last month a lot of buyers particularly at the lower end of the market. Running into is not enough homes available for sale. George Heidi getting impacted by the hurricanes in Florida and Texas that report. So it's the impact. Certainly shored up. In fact that the golf course . The one region that reported so declined to probably last month. Particularly it would it would market like Miami. In good decline.
Marshall Allen (ProPublica, Wasted Medicine)
8776917900. Or log on to leader bank dot com. For more information. Drug companies make eye drops too big and you pay for the waste we are joined by Marshall Allen who's written an article on
drive market that it brings in about 3.4 billion per year. Two drug companies in the United States . And I dropped you know they're just making them too big per capacity so. As much as outlook in the eye dropper
for we're getting word but it actually revenue or profit for the drug companies that make these drugs so you know there are not really an to reduce about the workforce to. About it and that's Ramey where if were and you know half of that I dropped his rolling down Archie we're paying 200 dollars per bottle that I guess that's just more to their bottom lines. And then you have to buy more bottles into the Ohio don't last that long so it definitely is something that increases sales so. You know I focused on the drug maker ALCON created what they call them micro dropped back in the early nineties. It was about half the size of regular drop
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like me happily lies and happened yet. It's the world I mean Cam Newton just lost Damon via a Joker count because of his comments towards a female reporter ready for this whole protest. So it
Blake Burman (Fox Business, Health Care Plan Update)
the about it Bryant at about him that and how did the White House is now again well. Or the governors are for it. So yes that the but you also have a lot of high
Jill Gonzalez (WalletHub, Identity Theft)
Identity theft has been in the news a lot the last couple months would be Equifax data breach and joining us now to talk about the best and worst states for identity theft and fraud. Is Joseph Gonzales from walnut Jill thank you for coming on. I. Also this is a study that was put together that looks at the the states that are most vulnerable. Two identity theft and fraud can you talk a little bit about the methodology behind. This study. So we couldn't let and there is format there are many I want to pass a lot to me either but capita. Law and install one that won't. And finally what I'd call it. What the policy and greatly benefit from it to me I can't our on our. Employment won't cut down companies. What did you find as far as let's
want and as being most vulnerable people. Well. What a particular. Made Rhode Island stand Alley what what was so bad about it from an identity theft perspective does happen a lot is really what what was the problem. Capitalize. On top and was not possible. It happened about.
of the New England states. Good I guess when it comes to identity theft and fraud. What. There at. All. Mama. Yeah. Burma and my spot. La. You know of the U when I formal. What
John Mooney (FE Show Contributor, DVYE)
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Ana Swanson (NY Times, NAFTA)
Napster is a free trade agreement that was negotiated back in 1994. Between the United States Canada. And Mexico. It is now in the process of being renegotiated. And we're joined by Anna Swanson from the New York Times talked about what some of the sticking points are. Hi on a welcome to the show. So the news not that talks
to accept and count and then. And it and it says the United States held. Has a kind of legislation rain now that it lacked the administration to initiate guilt the congress for example of pretend
All three countries loose as I understand it right you'd like the United States will lose jobs you're you're have a lot of people in Texas that are upset. If if NAFTA gets torn up. Canada
Peter Valdes-Dapena (CNN, Self-Driving Cadillac)
top trim level comes standard on the other ones it. Now as General Motors said that they're gonna make this available on their entire fleet of vehicles or is it just on the high end cars.