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As interest rates plateau, stocks are on a roll
Nov 8, 2023

As interest rates plateau, stocks are on a roll

As investors sense the Federal Reserve is done raising interest rates, stocks are seeing an extended rally. Of course, no one knows what the Fed will really do until they actually do it. Elsewhere, a possible light at the end of the tunnel for the shipping industry's recession, and checking in on El Salvador's big gamble on bitcoin.

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The shipping industry is still struggling, but analysts see potential for an upswing

Nov 8, 2023
Does weakening demand for shipping suggest a downturn in 2024, or might there be signs of brighter days ahead for the freight industry?
Thierry Monasse / Getty Images

Has El Salvador’s bitcoin gamble paid off?

Nov 8, 2023
Two years after El Salvador approved bitcoin as legal tender, only 1% of remittances are in bitcoin and many people don’t use it.
Coffee shop owner Gabe Gutierrez said bitcoin accounts for 5% to 10% of his sales.

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC