Rising incomes amid inflation frustrations
Jul 11, 2024

Rising incomes amid inflation frustrations

Despite agita over the persistence of inflation, incomes have continued to outpace price increases.

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Real earnings outpace inflation, helping consumers offset price growth

Jul 11, 2024
Raises in real earnings help offset price increases but not all consumers share the benefits equally.
Even though real earnings have recently outpaced inflation, consumer sentiment is still pretty glum.
Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

Regulators fine Citigroup

Citigroup is too risky a company — that’s the assessment of the Federal Reserve and another bank regulator. They’re fining Citi $136 million and telling it to speed up an overhaul to make sure the “too-big-to-fail” bank can fail if some emergency arises, without bringing down the U-S economy. Citibank has a problem with its safety systems.

Have you been texted a suspiciously good job offer?

Jul 11, 2024
One scam that’s been around for a while — but is quickly adapting to new technology — targets job seekers.
Daily earnings ranging from $50 to $10,000? If a suspicious job offer or inquiry sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Dylan Miettinen/Marketplace

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