Sep 22, 2017

09/22/2017: More Americans are falling behind on their credit card payments

HTML EMBED:
COPY

(Markets Edition) Facebook is turning over more than 3,000 Russia-linked ads to Congress, which is investigating possible interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. On today's show, we'll look at how Mark Zuckerberg plans to handle political ads in the future. Afterwards, we'll talk with Chris Low — chief economist at FTN Financial — about the Fed's plans for interest rates, and then examine why credit card delinquencies are on the rise.

Segments From this episode

Chanel launches its first big fragrance in 15 years

Sep 22, 2017
The long gap is part of the perfume-making process. But it's also a business strategy.
A perfume flask of 'Chanel N°5', created in 1921, is displayed as part of the exhibition 'N°5 culture Chanel' referring to French fashion designer Coco Chanel (1883-1971) at the Palais de Tokyo art museum in Paris
ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images

Credit card delinquency rates inching upwards

Sep 22, 2017
Credit card delinquencies have inched up this year, as a rising number of Americans are falling behind on their card payments. We look at why this is significant, and what are the factors behind this increase. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. Stories You Might Like 09/22/2017: Theresa May winds up […]

(Markets Edition) Facebook is turning over more than 3,000 Russia-linked ads to Congress, which is investigating possible interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. On today’s show, we’ll look at how Mark Zuckerberg plans to handle political ads in the future. Afterwards, we’ll talk with Chris Low — chief economist at FTN Financial — about the Fed’s plans for interest rates, and then examine why credit card delinquencies are on the rise.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC