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How are the Olympic designers chosen?

Jul 29, 2021
Brands can be judged as stringently as the athletes they hope to dress.
A view of USA's delegation parade during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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What's a point on the Dow, S&P or Nasdaq?

Jul 13, 2021
Our listener asks what constitutes a "point" on the major stock market indexes.
The American obsession with stock index numbers developed during the economic boom years of the 1950s and '60s, according to historian Tom Stapleford.
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Purchasing a home ... in this economy?

Jun 24, 2021
There's a housing market frenzy across the country and prices have jumped. How do people afford them?
A home for sale in Brooklyn, New York. The market has been short of inventory during the pandemic, boosting prices and putting houses beyond the reach of many families.
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