Jul 21, 2020

Senators vote today on a controversial choice for the Fed

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Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller are nominees for the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors. Plus, European leaders reach a deal on an economic rescue package. And, a surge in French home sales as Parisians make their countryside moves permanent.

Segments From this episode

Senate Banking Committee today votes on two nominees to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors

Karen Petrou, managing partner at Federal Financial Analytics, has more on what the votes might mean.

European leaders strike deal on COVID-19 recovery fund

EU leaders have officially signed off on a plan to distribute $850 billion to member countries.
John Thys/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Some Parisians consider leaving the city permanently in the wake of COVID-19

Jul 21, 2020
Realtors see an increase in demand for homes outside the city.
The the deserted Place de l'Etoile and the Arc de Triomphe  along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris.
Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Never Catch Me Flying Lotus, Kendrick Lamar

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director