The economy grew at a solid pace, buoyed by consumers
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Today's GDP numbers likely lifted many an economist's spirits — the economy grew at 2.9 percent in the fourth quarter last year, a solid showing despite inflation pressures and the threat of recession. KPMG Chief Economist Diane Swonk helps us dissect what's in today's report. Boeing is being sued for fraud over faults in its 737 MAX plane that caused two fatal crashes. And, a look at the effects of the increasing amount of private money flowing into drug rehabilitation programs.
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Solid Q4 GDP numbers, driven by consumer spending and discounts
Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at KPMG, helps us look into today’s numbers.
Boeing in court over 737 MAX lawsuit
Marketplace’s Nova Safo breaks down the details.
Private equity investment is flooding into addiction treatment. Is that a good thing?
When a new operator took over an addiction treatment center in Nashville, former employees say they saw cutbacks.
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