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    • Tough Guys

    • By: Matt Phillips
    • Narrated by: Stuart Ashenbrenner
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
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    Bullets. Booze. Bad luck. It's all here. These tales - best devoured with a stiff pour of bourbon - delve into the dark underworld of drifters, gangsters, wannabe hoods, and small-town folks in slippery situations. Written in terse and urgent prose, these stories cling to the edge of reason and peer into the dark abyss that is human deviance.

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    • What’s the Yield Curve? ‘A Powerful Signal of Recessions’ Has Wall Street’s Attention

    • By: Matt Phillips
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    You can try to play down a trade war with China. You can brush off the impact of rising oil prices on corporate earnings.But if you’re in the business of making economic predictions, it has become very difficult to disregard an important signal from the bond market.

    "What’s the Yield Curve? ‘A Powerful Signal of Recessions’ Has Wall Street’s Attention" is from the June 25, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trump Hits Turkey When It’s Down, Doubling Tariffs

    • By: Jim Tankersley, Ana Swanson, Matt Phillips
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Donald Trump said Friday he would double the rate of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Turkey, inflicting additional pain on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose country is in the midst of an economic crisis.

    "Trump Hits Turkey When It’s Down, Doubling Tariffs" is from the August 10, 2018 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jim Tankersley, Ana Swanson, and Matt Phillips and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Stock Markets Drop, Extending Sell-Off

    • By: Matt Phillips
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Good news on the global economy continued to flummox investors Monday, as markets around the world slumped and bond investors pushed interest rates higher.

    "Stock Markets Drop, Extending Sell-Off" is from the February 05, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Stock Market Decline Provoked by Italy’s Political Anxiety Spreads to U.S.

    • By: Prashant S. Rao, Matt Phillips
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Stock markets in the United States slipped in early trading on Tuesday, amid concerns that growing political uncertainty in Italy could weigh on global economic growth and reignite questions about the stability of the European single currency.

    "Stock Market Decline Provoked by Italy’s Political Anxiety Spreads to U.S." is from the May 28, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Prashant S. Rao and Matt Phillips and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Savings From Tax Cuts Are Unleashing a Bonanza of Stock Buybacks

    • By: Matt Phillips
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Donald Trump promised that his tax cut would encourage companies to invest in factories, workers and wages, setting off a spending spree that would reinvigorate the American economy.

    "Savings From Tax Cuts Are Unleashing a Bonanza of Stock Buybacks" is from the February 26, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Stocks Fall as Wall St. Turns its Focus to Escalating U.S.-China Trade War

    • By: Matt Phillips, Prashant S. Rao
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Wall Street’s focus returned Tuesday to a fast-escalating trade war and the damage it could do to business confidence and economic growth. Global stock benchmarks and commodity prices fell.

    "Stocks Fall as Wall St. Turns its Focus to Escalating U.S.-China Trade War" is from the June 19, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips and Prashant S. Rao and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Wall Street Unsettled After a Global Rout

    • By: Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The sometimes-panicky global market sell-off eased somewhat Tuesday morning, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index bounced between positive and negative territory in early trading in the United States.

    "Wall Street Unsettled After a Global Rout" is from the February 06, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trade War Escalates. Stock Markets Shrug. Here’s Why.

    • By: Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Investors on Tuesday mostly tuned out the latest escalation in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies, with markets around the world climbing slightly as President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on China and Beijing responded in kind.

    "Trade War Escalates. Stock Markets Shrug. Here’s Why." is from the September 18, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Why Everything Costs More

    • By: Matt Phillips, Natalie Kitroeff
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 7 mins
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    It’s the worrisome byproduct of a healthy economy: inflation.

    "Why Everything Costs More" is from the February 14, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips and Natalie Kitroeff and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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