Cardiff Garcia

U.S. Alphaville Editor, Financial Times

Cardiff Garcia appears in the following:

Aging Up

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Most people think the best time to start a business is when you're young, but is it?

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Mind The Pay Gap

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Why do men still make 20 percent more than women in the U.S.?

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Hurricane Joseph & The Calculator That Time Forgot

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Creative destruction is a fact of economic life that few products can resist. Graphing calculators are a notable exception.

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The Measure Of A Tragedy

Monday, August 27, 2018

The Venezuelan economy has collapsed. Years of economic mismanagement and a deepening political crisis have led to a recession. Yet there's one indicator that can capture this economic catastrophe.

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Beyond GDP

Thursday, August 23, 2018

GDP has been a great indicator, but it may no longer be enough.

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The Underrated Economists

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Today's summer economics read is "What Would the Great Economists Do?" by Linda Yueh, who is a great economist herself.

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Why People Can't Get Work Done At Work

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Today's summer book recommendation offers a different approach to the modern workplace.

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The Indicator Goes To The Beach With Tim Harford

Monday, August 20, 2018

In honor of the last stretch of summer, The Indicator has selected some economic beach reads! Books that will teach you something about economics and also pair well with a pina colada.

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Donald Trump's Economic Strategy... Maybe?

Friday, August 17, 2018

Wall Street Journal Chief Economics Commentator Greg Ip explains President Donald Trump's emerging economic strategy.

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We Buy A Cryptokitty!

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Today on The Indicator: Cardiff and Stacey go deep into the world of the blockchain... to buy a cartoon cat.

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Cryptokitties: The Download On Digital Cats

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

How a single cartoon cat can cost $140K.

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From Prison To The Workforce

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

People who've been to prison find it hard to get work once they're free. One solution to the problem may be a simple certificate.

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Messy Desks, Light Bulbs & Dune

Monday, August 13, 2018

We play overrated/underrated with Tim Harford, author of 'Fifty Inventions that Shaped the Modern Economy.' We talk messy desks, light bulbs and Dune, the board game.

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Privacy Please: Why Public Companies Go Private (Or Vice Versa)

Friday, August 10, 2018

Today on the Indicator: why companies decide to be publicly-traded or privately-owned. It's all about control. And money.

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For These Workers, Tariffs Are More Than An Abstract Concept

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Tariffs are an abstract economic concept to most people, but to the workers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection inside a mostly unnoticed building in Newark, N.J., tariffs are precise, specific and tangible.

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The OG Yield Curve Whisperer

Thursday, August 09, 2018

A conversation with Campbell Harvey, whose 1986 thesis first explained how the yield curve could predict the direction of the economy.

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Trickle-Down Economics: Pricing H2O

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

What's the best way to price water in a drought, to ensure people get what they need without breaking the bank?

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Sanctions, Iran, And The Battle Over SWIFT

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Today on the Indicator: How a small Belgian company wields enormous influence in global finance and diplomacy.

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Beating The Clock On Jobs (Summer) Friday

Friday, August 03, 2018

Five indicators in five minutes — Let's gooooooooo!

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Grey Poupon And The Cultural Divide

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?

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