May 30, 2018

What the Fortune 500 says about America’s interests

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(Markets Edition) With the official jobs report for May coming out this Friday, we'll look at how we might do with an early hint from the payroll processing company ADP. They've just released numbers for private-sector employment, showing that the economy added 178,000 jobs. Afterwards, we'll look at what the latest Fortune 500 list — which ranks America's biggest companies —says about what we value and how that's changed over the years. Plus: We explore how farmers are spending millions to stop feral pigs from causing damage. (05/30/2018)

(Markets Edition) With the official jobs report for May coming out this Friday, we’ll look at how we might do with an early hint from the payroll processing company ADP. They’ve just released numbers for private-sector employment, showing that the economy added 178,000 jobs. Afterwards, we’ll look at what the latest Fortune 500 list — which ranks America’s biggest companies —says about what we value and how that’s changed over the years. Plus: We explore how farmers are spending millions to stop feral pigs from causing damage. (05/30/2018)

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC