Mar 5, 2020

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Futures are down today after a Wednesday market boom. Saudi Arabia seeks cuts in oil production as OPEC meets. How COVID-19 is erasing Los Angeles economic activity.

Stories From this episode

Consumers see cheaper gas at the pump as COVID-19 reduces demand for oil

Mar 5, 2020
Companies are using less oil to make and ship things. As consumers curtail travel, they use less oil, too.
Gas prices in the U.S. are down about 15 cents per gallon since January.
Scott Barbour/Getty Images
COVID-19

Los Angeles businesses feel sting of COVID-19 travel restrictions

Mar 5, 2020
The city welcomed more than 1 million visitors from China in 2019.
A woman wears a face mask at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on March 2, 2020.
Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Super-Fun Ronald Jenkees

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Michael Lipkin Producer

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