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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Today on the Indicator: How a small Belgian company wields enormous influence in global finance and diplomacy.
Friday, August 03, 2018
Five indicators in five minutes — Let's gooooooooo!
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Income inequality in the U.S. has been climbing for a while. Has it also been accompanied by a widening cultural gap between rich and poor?
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
What happens when a new tariff gets put in place? To really see the action, you have to go to Newark, New Jersey.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
The pace of wage growth is one of the best indicators of economic health. But it can be measured with different methods. Each method tells a slightly different story about how the economy is doing.
Monday, July 30, 2018
Russia has had a huge presence in the news lately. But its economy... not so huge. It's smaller than the economy of Texas. Today on the show, we look at what's been holding it back.
Friday, July 27, 2018
The GDP got all sorts of attention today. The U.S. economy grew at a stellar rate of 4.1% in the second quarter. But what does that mean? And will it continue?
Friday, July 27, 2018
Despite low unemployment, the United States economy isn't in the clear. The personal savings rate and real wages, which are waged adjusted for inflation, are not as good as they could be.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Three legends in their respective fields, three disastrous investment mistakes.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
The Diamond-Water Paradox poses the question: If we need water to survive and we don't need diamonds, why are diamonds expensive and water cheap?
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
President Trump broke with tradition by lamenting that rising rates are keeping the dollar strong and the trade deficit wide. But rising rates and a stronger dollar are the results of his own agenda.
Monday, July 23, 2018
The European Commission just slapped Google with a $5 billion fine for abusing its Android monopoly. How did it create the alleged monopoly? By making Android free.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Can the yield curve predict recession, or is it a dated model? Planet Money explains.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Three worrying indicators to keep an eye on — less complicated than the yield curve, but something you can talk about at the water cooler.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
It may be too late to avoid a trade war between the U.S. and China, but there might be a simple way to stop the trade wars of the future.
Friday, July 13, 2018
We respond to your letters, tweets and messages: We talk Iran, yield curve and how to pronounce Hyundai.
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Starbucks, Ikea, Vancouver, Scotland: They've all banned plastic straws. The movement is meant to help reduce plastic waste in the ocean. But will it work, or will it backfire?
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Banks and other financial institutions have their own banking accounts at the Federal Reserve. Morgan Ricks argues that regular folks should have access to Fed accounts, too.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
President Trump recently announced strict economic sanctions in Iran. Today on the show, we talked to a young Iranian man about what it's like to live in the Iranian economy right now.
Monday, July 09, 2018
Every time the yield curve has inverted since 1970, the economy has fallen into recession. It's getting close to inverting now, but it may no longer be the recession predictor it once was.