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I've always wondered...

Airline tickets are priced to confuse

by Mitchell Hartman Jan 9, 2019
Sometimes flying a longer distance is less expensive.
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I've always wondered...

Why do gas prices end in 9/10 of a cent?

by Tommy Andres Oct 11, 2018
...and everything else you've ever wondered about gas stations.
What's with the 9/10?
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I've always wondered...

Which economic stats matter most?

by Mitchell Hartman Jul 9, 2018
Our listener asks which economic statistics are the best predictors of future economic performance.
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I've always wondered...

What's a trade war and are we in one?

by Tracey Samuelson Jun 18, 2018
The definition is squishy, but most economists would probably agree we're not there yet.
A worker repairs shipping containers at the Port of Dalian in Liaoning Province, China, in 2013.
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I've always wondered...

Do people even work 9-to-5 anymore?

by Jana Kasperkevic May 28, 2018
Or is it just a phrase we use?
People arrive on a commuter train to Grand Central Terminal on December 12, 2017 in New York City.
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I've always wondered...

How are sports fines set?

by Andy Uhler Mar 29, 2018
And does fining players actually work?
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I've always wondered...

I've always wondered: how mint flavoring became associated with clean teeth

by Mitchell Hartman Mar 16, 2018
Listener Grant Cohoe says he's "not a fan of mint" and asks: "Why it is that mint is so ubiquitous in toothpaste, mouthwash and the like?"
Mint flavored toothpaste at the store. 
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I've always wondered...

What are apps like Venmo doing with your money?

by Jana Kasperkevic Feb 20, 2018
You've always wondered ...
Who benefits when your money is sitting in some app instead of in your savings? 
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I've always wondered...

Why does Costco sell luxury items?

by Jana Kasperkevic Feb 5, 2018
Everyone loves a good deal.
A worker pushes carts outside a Costco Wholesale store in Mount Prospect, Illinois.
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I've always wondered...

What will happen to all the abandoned homes in Puerto Rico?

by Jana Kasperkevic Jan 25, 2018
A foreclosure wave is coming.
Protesters rally against foreclosures on Puerto Rican families affected by Hurricane Maria, outside the offices of TPG Capital, Dec. 20, 2017 in New York City. The activists claims that TPG Capital's mortgage service companies are aggressively foreclosing on families in Puerto Rico after many people were displaced from their homes following Hurricane Maria.
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