Aug 20, 2018

Rains displace 800,000 in Indian state of Kerala

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(Markets Edition) Jackson Hole in Wyoming will be hosting the annual gathering of the Federal Reserve this week, where lots and lots of economic data is presented and discussed. Fed chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver a speech on…

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Rosé is becoming a year-round trend

Aug 20, 2018
Rosé wine was long dismissed by wine buffs as cheap and cheerful. But the popularity of rosé is surging in the United States, where sales doubled in 2017. The biggest rosé region is in Provence, France. The French still tend to…
Rosé: You can drink it past Labor Day.
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(Markets Edition) Jackson Hole in Wyoming will be hosting the annual gathering of the Federal Reserve this week, where lots and lots of economic data is presented and discussed. Fed chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver a speech on Friday, which will be a highlight for bankers and investors. Making sense of it all is Macro Policy Perspective founder Julia Coronado, who spoke with us. Then, we check in on the southern India state of Kerala, where hundreds have died from flooding caused by monsoon rains. Roughly 800,000 people have been displaced, and the area’s major airport has also been flooded. Anu Anand of the BBC gave us an update. Also, we examine the resurgence of rosé wine in the U.S., which goes against wine buffs’ perception of rosé as a cheap afterthought. Today’s show is sponsored by Indeed (Indeed.com/marketplace) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.com). (08/20/2018)

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