Anchors Tyler Mathisen and Sue Herera Every weeknight, the Emmy winning NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT delivers the day’s essential business and economic news. Each lively half-hour combines trusted, credible and unbiased information and extensive financial market coverage with insightful features, analysis and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.
Get the inside story of Guatemalan teens forced to work against their will in Ohio. An investigation of labor trafficking exposes a criminal network exploiting undocumented minors, companies profiting from forced labor and the U.S. government’s role.
Based on Andrew Feinstein’s globally acclaimed book The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade, this film reveals the shocking realities of the global arms trade – the only business that counts its profits in billions and its losses in human lives.
Disasters are big business. Follow an investigation with NPR into who profits when disaster strikes. The film focuses on 2012’s Hurricane Sandy: the thousands rendered homeless, the agencies that were supposed to help and the companies that made millions.
Short-term vacation rental companies like Airbnb are changing the tourism industry – and quite possibly your neighborhood. Opponents of this phenomenon say illegal or “underground” vacation rentals drive up housing prices and change the character of neighborhoods. Airbnb proponents say it has stabilized Hawai‘i’s housing market.
This episode examines the politics, profits and problems of an affordable housing system in crisis. Investigate the billions spent on housing the poor and why so few get the help they need.
Whether it’s job loss, illness, divorce or other life circumstances, some islanders find themselves at wit’s end, running out of money in retirement.
Examine reports of predatory behavior and fraud in the troubled for-profit college industry and the implosion of Corinthian Colleges. Also in this edition: how a program to stem the high school drop-out crisis has affected one girl’s journey.
In this election year, the next topic is Politics and Small Business. Hawai‘i’s small businesses are a mainstay of our local economy. Yet our state is consistently ranked among the lowest in the country for friendliness to small business.
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