Cardiff Garcia

U.S. Alphaville Editor, Financial Times

Cardiff Garcia appears in the following:

Planet Money: Netflix And Amazon Stream In India

Friday, October 26, 2018

Amazon and Netflix are trying to take India's streaming market. But so far, success in the country has proved elusive.


Difficulty With The Deficit

Thursday, October 25, 2018

The deficit normally shrinks when the economy is strengthening, but not now.


The Rise Of The Machines

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

In just six years, robots could achieve parity with humans in the workplace, with machines working the same number of hours as people.


Of Wages And Warehouses

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Warehouse jobs are growing even faster than the rest of the booming labor market. Are they good jobs?


Short Shrift For Short Sellers

Monday, October 22, 2018

Short sellers get a bad rap. Sometimes with good reason. But overall, they're an inevitable and useful part of a healthy financial system.


Tears For Sears

Friday, October 19, 2018

A storied American retailer has filed for bankruptcy.


Gross Dank Product

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Just because marijuana is now legal in Canada doesn't mean the market for it is easily quantifiable.


A Snapshot Of Poverty In America

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Supplemental Poverty Report provides a more accurate and nuanced picture of poverty in America


Overrated/Underrated: Nobel Prizes, Conversations, And Our Descendants

Monday, October 15, 2018

Tyler Cowen rates Nobel prizes, blogs, and the importance of weirdness in conversation


The Economics of Apologies

Friday, October 12, 2018

Turns out nothing says 'I'm sorry' like cold, hard cash


The Cost Of Corn Is Down, So Why Did The Cost Of Fritos At The White House Go Up?

Friday, October 12, 2018

NPR's daily economics podcast, The Indicator, sets out to solve a market mystery: why has the price of Fritos gone up in the White House press corps vending machine, despite a decrease in the cost of corn?


China's Brave New World

Thursday, October 11, 2018

China is piloting a so-called social credit system, which allots every citizen a certain number of points. If you do the "right thing" you can extra points. If you don't, you can lose points.


Life On China's Blacklist

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

In China, if you don't pay back your loans, you could end up on a blacklist. When you're on it, you can't get a credit card or a plane ticket. Today on the show, we talk with someone on the blacklist.


China's Social Credit System

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

China has a problem: it's economy grew fast and that led to a trust problem. If someone doesn't pay back a loan, there's no real enforcement. But the solution might cause problems of its own.


Who's Hiring?

Friday, October 05, 2018

Today on the Indicator: stolen jobs-day trends ... from our clever jobs-day friends!


What Comes Afta NAFTA

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement keeps in place the basic NAFTA framework, with a few twists.


What These Overlooked Economic Indicators Say About Work And The Labor Market

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The latest jobs report comes out Friday and economists expect to see more new jobs being created, at a healthy pace. But there aren't just more jobs. People are also changing jobs more often.


What Happened To GE?

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

General Electric used to be a household name — a pillar of the U.S. economy. Now, it's fighting to survive.


Zeitgeist-y Bubbles

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

How financial bubbles reflect the particular psychology of the times in which they inflate.


D.C.'s Billion-Dollar Lawsuit

Monday, October 01, 2018

Washington, D.C. is being sued for a billion dollars... for gentrification.