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    • Tesla’s Elon Musk Settles with Sec, Paying $20 Million Fine and Resigning as Board Chairman

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Tesla chief executive Elon Musk agreed on Saturday to step down as chairman of the electric car maker he founded, an unexpected resolution to a lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission 48 hours earlier that threatened to throw Tesla into unprecedented chaos.

    "Tesla’s Elon Musk Settles with Sec, Paying $20 Million Fine and Resigning as Board Chairman" is from the September 29, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why McDonald's and Google Are in Trouble in Europe

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Why McDonald's and Google Are in Trouble in Europe" is from the May 31, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • The Biggest Bank in America Explains Why It's Not Too Big to Fail

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "The Biggest Bank in America Explains Why It's Not Too Big to Fail" is from the April 07, 2016, Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How One Hedge Fund Made $2 Billion from Argentina's Economic Collapse

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "How One Hedge Fund Made $2 Billion from Argentina's Economic Collapse" is from the March 29, 2016, Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Once Considered the Titans of Wall Street, Hedge Fund Managers Are in Trouble

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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     Long considered the titans of Wall Street, hedge fund managers have long thrived under a simple premise: They are smarter than the average investor and can produce bigger profits.

    "Once Considered the Titans of Wall Street, Hedge Fund Managers Are in Trouble" is from the May 29, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Plan Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of Tax Law

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said Friday they are forming a multistate coalition to sue the Trump administration over the 2017 tax bill, challenging the constitutionality of a provision that limits Americans’ ability to deduct their state and local taxes from their federal bill.

    "New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Plan Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of Tax Law" is from the January 26, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • GE Says Its Lending Unit Is No Longer 'Too Big to Fail,' Shouldn't Face Strict Federal Oversight

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "GE Says Its Lending Unit Is No Longer 'Too Big to Fail,' Shouldn't Face Strict Federal Oversight" is from the March 31, 2016, Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Sen. Elizabeth Warren Says Wells Fargo Executives Should Give Back Bonuses

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The controversy surrounding Wells Fargo gained new momentum on Friday as Democratic lawmakers took aim at the millions in bonuses senior executives earned while thousands of the bank's employees created up to 2 million sham accounts in order to meet sales goals.

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    • Trump Is Systematically Backing off Consumer Protections, to the Delight of Corporations

    • By: Renae Merle, Tracy Jan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    President Trump and the regulators he appointed are taking a far less aggressive approach to consumer protection than their predecessors, delaying key regulations and imposing fewer penalties against financial institutions and other corporations accused of wrongdoing, according to a Washington Post review of available data and interviews with consumer advocates and government officials.

    "Trump Is Systematically Backing off Consumer Protections, to the Delight of Corporations" is from the March 06, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle, Tracy Jan and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Scaramucci Took Winding Path but Finally Landed a Top Job With Trump

    • By: Damian Paletta, Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    President Trump’s decision to bring Anthony Scaramucci into a top White House role represents a remarkable political ascension for the investment veteran, who had bounced around several Republican campaigns before striking gold as a full-throated Trump supporter.

    "Scaramucci Took Winding Path but Finally Landed a Top Job With Trump" is from the July 21, 2017 Wonkblog section of The Washington Post. It was written by  Damian Paletta and Renae Merle and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • SEC Charges Texas Attorney General with Securities Fraud

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "SEC Charges Texas Attorney General with Securities Fraud" is from the April 11, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Allegations of ‘Fake News’ Stretch Beyond Politics

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Kamilla Bjorlin has appeared in movies with Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins, played an “evil serpent” on the popular soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and a countess in “Princess Diaries 2.”

    "Allegations of ‘Fake News’ Stretch Beyond Politics" is from the July 04, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Stephen K. Bannon, Architect of Anti-Globalist Policies, Got Rich as a Global Capitalist

    • By: Michael Kranish, Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 15 mins
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    As a businessman, the top Trump adviser represented a Saudi prince, and received financing from Japanese and French banks.

    "Stephen K. Bannon, Architect of Anti-Globalist Policies, Got Rich as a Global Capitalist" is from the March 31, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Kranish and Renae Merle and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Michael Cohen Says He Worked to Silence Two Women ‘in Coordination’ with Trump to Influence 2016 Election

    • By: Devlin Barrett, Carol D. Leonnig, Philip Bump, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Trump’s former longtime attorney and his onetime campaign chairman were separately declared guilty Tuesday of eight crimes each, a dramatic collision of two investigations that intensified the legal and political pressure on the embattled president.

    "Michael Cohen Says He Worked to Silence Two Women ‘in Coordination’ with Trump to Influence 2016 Election" is from the August 21, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Devlin Barrett, Carol D. Leonnig, Philip Bump, Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Leandra English, the Woman at the Center of a White House Battle for Control of the CFPB, Files Lawsuit Against Trump Pick to Lead Watchdog Agency

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The tug-of-war over leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau intensified Sunday as a high-ranking agency official sued to block President Trump from installing his pick to temporarily lead the watchdog agency.

    "Leandra English, the Woman at the Center of a White House Battle for Control of the CFPB, Files Lawsuit Against Trump Pick to Lead Watchdog Agency" is from the November 26, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Suspect in N.Y., N.J. Bombings in Custody after Shootout; 'No Indication' of Terror Cell

    • By: Renae Merle, Matt Zapotosky, Amy B Wang, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Authorities apprehended 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami — wanted in connection with weekend bombings in Manhattan and Seaside Park, N.J. — after an apparent shootout with police Monday.

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    • How a Goldman Sachs Executive Allegedly Stole Government Data to Woo Clients

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "How a Goldman Sachs Executive Allegedly Stole Government Data to Woo Clients" is from the August 4, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • This Start-Up Is Promising a Revolution, and Wall Street Is Pushing Back

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "This Start-Up Is Promising a Revolution, and Wall Street Is Pushing Back" is from the June 17, 2016 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • U.S., World Stock Markets Slide as Panic in China Spreads

    • By: Simon Denyer, Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "U.S., World Stock Markets Slide as Panic in China Spreads" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Simon Denyer, Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Wall Street’s Average Bonus in 2017? Three Times What Most U.S. Households Made All Year.

    • By: Renae Merle
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Wall Street bonuses are climbing toward record highs again, according to government data released Monday showing that in 2017, the average bonus payout reached $184,220.

    "Wall Street’s Average Bonus in 2017? Three Times What Most U.S. Households Made All Year." is from the March 26, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Renae Merle and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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