(Markets Edition) Let's dive into taxes again. Because the Senate has a different proposed tax bill than the House's, we'll examine their different takes on local and state deductions. Afterwards, we'll look at a new GI Bill that would allow veterans to access money for college throughout their entire lives.
(U.S. Edition) The Senate has released its version of a tax bill, which clashes with the House's. One of the biggest differences is that the Senate wants to lower the corporate tax rate a year later than expected. We'll look at why they're pushing for a 2019 cut. Afterwards, we'll dive into another major point of contention between both chambers of Congress: whether or not to get rid of medical deductions. Then to cap off today's show, we'll discuss Trump' s ability to get the deals he says he wants when it comes to trade.
(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service …U.S. President Donald Trump said in a speech to world leaders he won’t tolerate trade abuses anymore. We take you to the Asia Pacific Economic Corporation summit in Vietnam to show you the competing visions for world trade. Afterwards, life in Venezuela already means lining up to buy basic goods thanks to high inflation rates. We take a look at what fresh U.S. sanctions against 10 Venezuelan officials means for the country’s democratic rule. Then, a Paris icon mirrored in the Middle East: The famed Louvre art museum has licensed its name for a project abroad. We’ll highlight what’s on tap for Saturday’s opening day.
(Markets Edition) The Senate is expected to unveil its tax plan today, which is reported to have significant changes from the House's version. Diane Swonk, CEO of DS Economics, stopped by to walk us through some of these potential differences, which may include the speed or rate at which corporate taxes are cut. Afterwards, we'll look at how Wendy's is trying to attract more customers by turning one of its oldest restaurants into a "laboratory."
(U.S. Edition) President Trump is returning from China with $250 billion in deals in tow, including one between the country and Boeing. But not everyone's impressed. On today's show, we'll look at some of the reasons American companies are worrying that these deals do little to address their key issues. Afterwards, we'll talk to Vicki Magley, professor of psychology at U Connecticut, about conducting effective sexual harassment training in the workplace.
(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ...Three weeks — that's how long Britain has to figure out what it's paying the EU in its divorce settlement. How likely is it that negotiators will be able to make that deadline? Then, we talked about the arrests of 11 Saudi princes in a wide-ranging operation by the new crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. Today, we get the perspective from young Saudis in Riyadh - six out of 10 people in Saudi Arabia are below the age of 30. Afterwards, all week there have been revelations from the Paradise Papers about the tax avoidance strategies of everyone from race car drivers to Apple to elite universities. The head of the OECD's tax division explains why its so hard to coordinate global tax policies - though he says it has been improving.