Business | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Business

RSS Feed
NPR

How Battleground States See The Economy

The economic recovery is still tepid in most parts of the country, and there's a sense of trepidation that signs of improvement might not last. Among the swing states, some are doing comparatively well while others are struggling — but the political picture looks roughly the same in all.
NPR

JPMorgan: Trading Loss Grows To $4.4 Billion

JPMorgan Earned $5 billion in the second quarter even after the company had a $4.4 billion trading loss. Bank CEO Jamie Dimon says "all of our client-driven businesses had solid performance" and that "we have put most of this problem behind us."
NPR

JPMorgan Earned $5B In Second Quarter Even After $4.4B Trading Loss

Bank CEO Jamie Dimon says "all of our client-driven businesses had solid performance" and that "we have put most of this problem behind us."
NPR

China's Economy Slows To 3-Year Low

The new figures released by the Chinese government matter to the U.S. because of the way the world economy is so interconnected. Americans import a lot from China, but have also been working to boost exports to other nations, including China.
NPR

Uzbekistan Sets Up Rival To Facebook

YouFace is the name of a new social networking site that aims to lure local Internet users away from Facebook, and "boost patriotism among young people in Uzbekistan."
NPR

Team USA Predicted To Take The Most Medals

The Summer Olympics games begin two weeks from Friday in London. It's expected the winners list will look something like this: Team USA will take the most medals, followed by China and then Russia. But China will take the most gold, followed by the U.S.
NPR

JPMorgan To Reveal Earnings, Trading Losses

For the first time since a big trading loss rocked the company, JPMorgan will report its quarterly earnings Friday. Among other things, the bank is expected to say exactly how much it lost in the failed hedging strategy it disclosed in May.

Pages