Cardiff Garcia

U.S. Alphaville Editor, Financial Times

Cardiff Garcia appears in the following:

Overshooting, Tipping Points, and ABBA

Thursday, February 15, 2018

How a classic econ book explains ABBA's costumes (among other things).

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Stimulus Response

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

An economist from the Obama administration thinks the economy still needs stimulus. Will the Republican tax and spending bills provide it?

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Fear: The Index

Monday, February 12, 2018

An index that was invented to measure people's expectations about the stock market may be driving the market itself.

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The Job Market Is Almost There

Friday, February 09, 2018

Today on the show: What our three favorite jobs numbers tell us about the state of the economy.

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Cryptocurrencies Are Created All The Time. Meet Dogecoin

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Jackson Palmer started cryptocurrency dogecoin as a joke. To his surprise, it took off. That's partly why he is not optimistic about the future of cryptocurrencies.

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Obama, Trump, And Trade

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

President Trump's new tariff on solar panels kicks in this week. But the story of where that tariff came from goes back to the Obama administration.

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The Most Important Economic Indicator That Everyone Ignored

Thursday, December 14, 2017

This week on All Things Considered, we're sharing a series of "Highly Specific Superlatives." Cardiff Garcia from NPR's podcast The Indicator talks about the most important economic indicator in 2017 that everyone ignored: global trade.

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When in Doubt, Attack the Numbers

Friday, March 17, 2017

The President and his supporters have been dismissing government statistics they disagree with, opening the doors for future attacks on independent agencies and their numbers.

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The Mystery of America's Vanishing Working-Age Men

Friday, June 24, 2016

Men between the ages of 25 and 54 are slowly vanishing from the country's workforce — and it’s been happening for decades.

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Cuba: The Race Is On

Friday, March 25, 2016

President Obama traveled to Cuba this week, the first visit by a U.S. President since 1928. What did his trip accomplish?

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Is the Fight for $15 the Good Fight?

Friday, July 31, 2015

It looks like fast food workers in New York are about to get a raise in minimum wage. LA and Seattle have already made the change. Does it help or harm workers in the long run?

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Does a U.S. Embassy in Cuba Change Its Economy?

Friday, July 24, 2015

Official embassies opened in Havana and Washington, D.C., this week. What does that mean for the Cuban economy?

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Robots May Drive Bigger Wedge Between Rich and Poor

Friday, May 22, 2015

The 21st century machine is presenting new economic challenges.

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Rubio And Clinton Start Out On The Same Economic Note

Friday, April 17, 2015

The two newest presidential candidates kicked off their campaigns with a strangely similar message this week: let's fight for the working class.

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Why Walmart Fought for LGBT Rights

Friday, April 03, 2015

CEOs from Fortune 500 companies were among the first to denounce recent religious freedom laws.

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The Economy's Growing, Your Salary Might Be Next

Friday, February 27, 2015

After years of stagnant wage growth, there are signs that maybe, just maybe, workers might start earning a little more money. Is it for real?

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The Myth of the Self-Driving Car

Friday, October 31, 2014

They’re all over the media these days. But good luck finding one on the road. Why the path to the self-driving car might be longer and bumpier than you think.

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Where the Economy's Headed Before the Midterm Elections

Friday, September 05, 2014

Two months before the midterm elections, how is the economy doing? The answer could have a big impact on who gets elected this fall. 

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Summer Smackdown: Murdoch, Wall Street Banks and Tax Inversions

Friday, August 08, 2014

Fox's Rupert Murdoch gives up on his bid for Time Warner. Wall Street banks get dissed by regulators. And Walgreens decides, its not a Swiss company after all.

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Screech! Making a U-Turn on Housing Finance

Friday, May 16, 2014

The new regulator of mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reverses course to stimulate the housing market and the economy.

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