Sep 22, 2020

Working for peanuts in this COVID economy

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Peanut farmers are busy with U.S. consumption at an all-time high. Plus, the Fed looks to update the rules that ensure lower-income Americans get access to loans. And, Trump revisits the issue of social media companies with state attorneys general.

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Fed looks to overhaul laws meant to make sure lower-income Americans have access to loans

The law is meant to demand that when banks take deposits from a particular area, they also make loans there.
The Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.
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One food industry reaping the benefits of people staying home: Peanuts

Sep 22, 2020
At home, Americans are eating a lot of peanuts. Consumption is at an all-time high.
Peanut consumption is at an all-time high during the pandemic.
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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
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director