Jul 31, 2020
It turns out the pandemic also attacks the U.S. dollar
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The dollar is set for its biggest monthly decline in a decade. Analysis finds that Black and Latino workers are having their state unemployment claims rejected at disproportionately higher rates. And, the fight to save bananas from extinction.
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The dollar is down about 5% this month. What does that mean for the global economy?
Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets in London, has more.
Black and Latino workers made up nearly 40% of the unemployed, but were less than 20% of aid recipients.
A small bioscience startup in Britain is taking on a disease that threatens one of the world’s favorite fruits.
David Brancaccio Host
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
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
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