The Buyback Bubble

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Heard On The Morning Show
Credit bubble, stock buybacks, financial crisis, recession, corporate finances
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Rather than spending it on things like service improvements or product development, many companies used the corporate tax cut to buy back shares — and ultimately boost their stock price. We look at how this trend got started and where it’s taking the economy.

Episode Credits

  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Carrie Kaufman Producer
  • William Lazonick Guest