Cardiff Garcia

U.S. Alphaville Editor, Financial Times

Cardiff Garcia appears in the following:

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.


The Case Of The Pricey Frito

Friday, September 28, 2018

Corn prices are falling, but the price of Fritos in the White House press corps break room is up by 20%. What's going on? Team Indicator is on the case!


A 'Turning Point' In The Housing Market

Friday, September 28, 2018

Ever since the end of the financial crisis, rents have been rising all across America. A recent report could signal a turning point in the housing recovery.


Tariffs And Tourists And Trade Wars, Oh My!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The U.S. trade war with China escalated this week. The Trump administration might be underestimating how many options the Chinese government has for responding to American tariffs.


Less Risky Business

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The psychological scars wrought by the 2008 financial crisis are taking a long time to heal. We're a lot more cautious, which has serious implications for the economy.


Saudi Arabia & The Paradox of Plenty

Monday, September 24, 2018

This week in history: Saudi Arabian oil and the creation of Aramco.



Friday, September 21, 2018

Rents in America are leveling off. At last!


The Young And The Restless

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Why boom and bust is part and parcel of the emerging economic experience.


The Psychological Effects Of The Financial Crisis, Lingering

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

We hear a lot about the effects of the financial crisis on the economy and markets, but what about the lasting effects it had on our psyches?


Work Work Work

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The availability of work — the availability of jobs for people who want a job and even for people who didn't know they want a job — continues expanding.


Down Clown

Monday, September 17, 2018

Clowns and clowning have been suffering from a chronic branding crisis for decades. Can they fix it?


Handle With Care

Friday, September 14, 2018

In the midst of a deepening economic crisis, a reporter's dilemma.


Free Tuition; False Economy?

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Why free tuition may make for better politics than economics.


Your Jobs Questions, Answered

Friday, September 07, 2018

Martha Gimbel of the Hiring Lab at Indeed answers listener questions about the job market.



Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Cardiff gets the lowdown on NAFTA from Soumaya Keynes of The Economist


The Original Bailout

Friday, August 31, 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.