Personal incomes are down … but consumer spending is up?
Jun 26, 2020

Personal incomes are down … but consumer spending is up?

Consumers spending jumped a record 8.2% in May, but "we're not even close" to back to normal. Airlines executives are going to the White House today to talk COVID-19 concerns. And, Ibiza's clubs are shut down for the foreseeable future.

Segments From this episode

Major airline CEOs to arrive at White House Friday for meeting on COVID-19 issues

On the agenda: concerns around checking passengers' temperatures and contact tracing.
The numbers show that only about half a million Americans are flying every day. That’s one-fifth the normal amount for the early summer.
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Spain's party island faces an uncertain summer

Jun 26, 2020
Ibiza usually welcomes 3 million tourists to its beaches and clubs in summertime. What now with COVID-19 restrictions?
A nearly empty boardwalk in Ibiza in May. Normally, tourists would swarm the island this time of year.
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Music from the episode

Green Onions Booker T. & the M.G.'s

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer