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Moving goods has gotten very expensive
Dec 7, 2021

Moving goods has gotten very expensive

Also today: Susan Schmidt of Aviva Investors discusses the markets' reaction to omicron as well as China's support of the economy, with tech stocks also looking solid. Stephan Richter, editor and publisher of The Globalist, talks about the host of economic challenges that await Germany's new chancellor.

Segments From this episode

New report says the cost of transporting goods has skyrocketed

Dec 7, 2021
Inefficiencies are driving up demand and costs.
Container ships outside the Port of Long Beach in California.
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What kind of economy will Germany's new leader inherit?

As Angela Merkel’s term ends, Germany struggles with lagging COVID vaccinations, an energy transition and an undigitized economy.
Olaf Scholz is set to replace Angela Merkel as Germany's chancellor this week.
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