Delta variant concerns contribute to drop in consumer optimism
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We ask how big oil companies plan to utilize their incoming wave of expected profits. Then we head over to France, where a "health pass" is about to make the rounds.
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There have been signs of robust economic growth, but consumer concerns are rising ... along with the surge of the Delta variant of COVID-19.
Usually they'd plow them back into drilling new wells. But right now, that's not what investors want.
The health pass requires people to show proof of vaccination before going into cafés, restaurants and bars, among other venues, along with some forms of transportation.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director