Market Overview

By P. Luke LaVanway
November 04 2011 03:24 PM



Benzinga Radio spoke with with Buddy Roemer, former governor of Louisiana and candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, on his reform platform and running for president without political contributions from political action committees (PACs).
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By John Thorpe
October 13 2011 04:11 PM



He may be uncomfortable in a cape and tights, but MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan is quickly becoming a superhero nonetheless. Inspired by the powerful, but unfocused Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street movements, Ratigan is channeling their energy toward the obvious, unstated goal of both movements: eliminate the obvious rigging of the system so that everyone in America has a fair chance at success.
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By Matthew Boesler
October 10 2011 10:22 AM



We like to think of Tom Keene as one of the champions of long form interviews in financial media. One year on from his initial foray into television with the launch of Surveillance Midday, we spoke with Tom on Benzinga Radio to discuss the show and the importance of doing longer interviews, as well as some of the issues he sees as coming increasingly into focus in the world of economics, finance, and investment over the next year.
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By Matthew Boesler
September 16 2011 10:25 AM



We had the opportunity this week to catch up with Simon Johnson on Benzinga Radio. He is the former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, where he worked in 2007 and 2008 during the global financial crisis, and author of the book 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown. Currently, he is the Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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By P. Luke LaVanway
July 26 2011 05:10 PM



Benzinga Radio spoke with Tom Ryan, CEO of the online art and apparel outlet Threadless, on growing the social retail and design outlet and the movement toward social web commerce. Threadless has recently debuted a new project called Atrium that allows companies to utilize crowdsourced art and design to further their businesses.

Ryan also discussed the expanding social-ness of commerce and how he has utilized that phenomenon in his company. Finally, we asked him what advice he would give to entrepreneurs looking to make it the world of social media. Full transcript below.
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By Matthew Boesler
June 23 2011 01:55 AM



I had the opportunity yesterday to speak with former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson on his decision to run for the Republican nomination in the 2012 presidential election. We talked about some of Governor Johnson's key platforms, such as his plans for fixing the economy and making the country's health care system sustainable. We also decided to throw in some discussion of Dodd-Frank and campaign finance for good measure. Here is what Governor Johnson had to say.
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