Apr 10, 2020
Can anything stop oil prices from sliding?
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OPEC and OPEC-adjacent Russia have reached a deal to cut oil production by 10 million barrels a day. State workers process the millions of unemployment claims. Have you done a puzzle lately? You're not alone.
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Demand for oil is falling so quickly that even a reduction in supply will take some time to affect markets.
The incredible surge in claims is putting a huge amount of pressure on the public service workers processing them.
"We're pretty much experiencing Christmastime at Easter," one manufacturer said.
David Brancaccio Host
Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director