Cardiff Garcia

U.S. Alphaville Editor, Financial Times

Cardiff Garcia appears in the following:

Tyler Cowen Rates America

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Data, the humanities, and the suburbs: Tyler returns for another round of Overrated vs. Underrated


Mind The Pay Gap

Monday, April 09, 2018

Women still make less than men in the U.S. Exactly how much less is not necessarily a straightforward question.


What To Make Of The Numbers From The March Jobs Report

Friday, April 06, 2018

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Cardiff Garcia, co-host of NPR's The Indicator from Planet Money, about Friday's jobs report. In it, the Labor Department cited a 4.1 percent unemployment rate.


Where The Jobs Are

Friday, April 06, 2018

Chinese tariffs could threaten more than 1.8 million American jobs.


Morbidity, Peak Child, And Collective Pessimism

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Five interesting facts about our world that you probably didn't know.


Stop, Collaborate, And Listen

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Cross-genre musical collaboration used be a small niche in the popular music scene. Today it's verging on domination.


The Original Bailout

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

In 1907, America's financial system ran into trouble. Trust in financial institutions evaporated, and contagion swept through the economy. Then John Pierpont Morgan stepped in.


China, Tariffs, And The Hogs Of War

Monday, April 02, 2018

The tariffs China just imposed on American-made items will cost the U.S. about 3 billion dollars a year. That's not much to the nation, but it's a big deal if you make one of the products on the list.


Disability In Decline

Thursday, March 29, 2018

A long-term trend of Americans withdrawing from the workforce due to disability has gone into reverse.


Dollars And Census

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The census is more than a headcount. It determines how federal dollars are spent and how districts are represented in Congress.


Costly Care In America

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Americans spend more on healthcare than people in other high-income countries, and it's not because we use more of it.


Dollars for Data

Monday, March 26, 2018

From Google Maps to Yelp to Instagram, the internet gives us access to all sorts of services without having to pay a cent. But are they really free?


The Oil Rig Count

Friday, March 23, 2018

One of the best gauges of the state of the oil business is a pretty simple one: just count the drilling rigs.


Trump vs. Trudeau: Both Right, Both Wrong

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Trump says we have a trade deficit with Canada. He's right... and he's also wrong.


A Brief History of Tariffs

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The debate over tariffs is nothing new. In fact, it's as old as the country itself. A look at how the debate began.


The Reinvention Of The IPO

Monday, March 19, 2018

Having disrupted the music business, Spotify is trying the same trick with the stock market.


Calculated Risk, Calculated Caution

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Bill McBride has been remarkably prescient about the big swings in the U.S. economy. And he's starting to get uneasy.


The Uneven Effects Of Inflation

Friday, March 09, 2018

Inflation doesn't strike the whole economy evenly. Some things have been getting much more expensive, while others get cheaper.


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.


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.