Politics and “a tale of different economies”
Jun 28, 2024

Politics and “a tale of different economies”

Today, we'll recap some of economic issues spotlighted in last night's presidential debate.

Segments From this episode

An inflationary blame game

During last night’s debate, former President Donald Trump blamed price increases on President Joe Biden. Meanwhile, Biden argued that he inherited an economy “that was flat on its back.”

"Uncertainty acts as a tax on the economy"

They say markets don’t like uncertainty. But after last night’s debate, things seem more uncertain about the direction of economic policy. We’ll discuss with Diane Swonk, chief economist at the audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG.

Amazon set to create "discount" section with goods shipped direct from China

Jun 28, 2024
Analysts say this could be a bid for the retailer to compete more directly with ultra-low-cost sites like Temu and Shein.
Axing or reducing the number of U.S. warehouses could mean fewer Amazon goods go unsold.
Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC