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How markets are reading Georgia election results
Jan 6, 2021

How markets are reading Georgia election results

How Georgia runoff election results are driving up U.S. Treasury note yields and fueling expectations about government spending. Plus, a forecast for the 2021 world economy with World Bank President David Malpass. And, a drop in marriages and divorces during the pandemic.

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World Bank president forecasts "subdued" economic recovery for 2021

And that's if vaccine distribution stays on track, David Malpass says.
"If you only come back 4% this year [in growth for the world economy], you're not back to where you were, even at the end of 2021," World Bank President David Malpass said.
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Marriage and divorce are way down, study suggests

Jan 6, 2021
Divorce is expensive, and many couples may not have the economic resources right now to split up.
Divorce is expensive, and right now, a lot of people don't have that money to spend.
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Music from the episode

Big Calm Morcheeba

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 Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer