Cardiff Garcia

U.S. Alphaville Editor, Financial Times

Cardiff Garcia appears in the following:

How To Price A Government Shutdown

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Congressional Budget Office estimated the economic impact of the longest shutdown in history.


Globalization At Davos: What Happened?

Monday, January 28, 2019

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland is supposedly an unabashed celebration of globalization. Not this year.


The End Of The Shutdown?

Friday, January 25, 2019

The shutdown is over... for now. Today on the Indicator, we talk to one of the 800,000 formerly-furloughed federal employees about his experience of the shutdown.


HAIL To College Access

Thursday, January 24, 2019

An economics experiment that streamlines the application and financial aid process for low-income students.


When Tariffs Hit Home

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

How the trade war with China is playing out on one peanut farm in Georgia.


R.I.P. Jack Bogle, Democratizer Of Investing

Thursday, January 17, 2019

John Clifton "Jack" Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, passed away yesterday at the age of 89. Today we look back at his life and career.


The Extremely Cautious Case For Extremely Mild Optimism

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Interest rates are higher, global growth is slowing, and the government is at an impasse. But there are also reasons for near-term optimism about the U.S. economy.


Working Women: Why The U.S. Is Behind

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

When it came to the female labor force participation rate, America used to lead the world. But we've fallen behind. Today on the show: what happened?


10,000 Economists Walk Into A Bar

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Which economic indicators do we pay too much attention to? Not enough? It's Overrated/Underrated: Economic Indicator edition


Shutdown Economics

Friday, January 11, 2019

The U.S. partial government shutdown is on track to be the longest in history. Whatever its political consequences, the economic costs to the private sector will increase the longer it lasts.


Why A Stellar Unemployment Report Isn't Always A Good Thing

Friday, January 11, 2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell and his two predecessors talk about the latest jobs report, and why they are not too worried about inflation — despite what the Phillips Curve may predict.


U.S.-China Trade: Where Are We Now?

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Today on The Indicator: an update on the trade spat between China and the U.S.


Are We Ready For A Recession?

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Some signals on the economic dashboard are warning we could be heading for a downturn within a couple of years. Are we ready to fight off a recession?


Don't Fear The Fear Index

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

2018 was one of the most volatile stock market years on record. And the market continues volatile today. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.


Jobs, Inflation And The Phillips Curve

Monday, January 07, 2019

The Fed chair and his two predecessors speak at a big conference about Friday's stellar jobs report, and why, despite what the Phillips Curve might predict, they're not too worried about inflation


Economists On Screen, Episode 4: Stockholm

Friday, January 04, 2019

The miniseries Stockholm tells the story of a group of friends, one of whom is a frontrunner for the Nobel Prize in economics. But there's a problem: he's dead


Economists On Screen, Episode 3: Aaron Sorkin

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Shows developed by Aaron Sorkin included a lot of economics. We look at free trade in The West Wing, and Glass-Steagall in The Newsroom.


Economists On Screen, Episode 2: Jack Ryan, CIA Economist

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

In Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, the lead character is an economist in the CIA, tracking down terrorists by following their money.


Economists On Screen, Episode 1: Crazy Rich Asians

Monday, December 31, 2018

Explaining the game theory in the plot of the movie Crazy Rich Asians.


Indicators Of The Year: Opioids

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The opioid problem has reached into all parts of American life, including the workplace. But the workplace could be key in addressing the problem.