Let’s compare central bank notes about the U.S., Europe
Mar 11, 2022

Let’s compare central bank notes about the U.S., Europe

Interest rates are making headlines in Europe, as the European Central Bank announced this week that it's going to keep rates steady for now – but is prepared to move them higher. In the U.S., the Federal Reserve is set to raise interest rates next week. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer and the BBC's Victoria Craig team up for a discussion about the approaches of both central banks. The people overseeing fracking operations are running into shortages on all fronts.

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Frackers face labor, equipment and materials shortages as they try to capitalize on high oil prices

Mar 11, 2022
The people and equipment they need are already hard at work.
Fracking for oil is a two-stage process. First, you drill the well. Then you complete it by injecting sand and water to force the oil out. Above, fracking equipment at a well in Culberson County, Texas.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer