Where are the Black and brown faces in the Federal Reserve system?
Jan 5, 2022

Where are the Black and brown faces in the Federal Reserve system?

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Also today: Susan Schmidt joins us for a markets discussion on a day when reportedly more than 800,000 jobs were added to private payrolls in December. The pandemic actually helped boost the sports collectibles market – is it poised for repeat business in 2022? 

Segments From this episode

A look at the Federal Reserve's historical lack of diversity

Jan 5, 2022
There wasn't a Black member of the Fed's board of governors until 1966. Part of the problem: too much emphasis on Ivy League economists.
“If you’re intentionally creating a talent pool that is nondiverse, then you’re probably going to end up with a nondiverse outcome," Georgetown Law professor Chris Brummer says. Above, the Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.
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Will the sports collectibles market have another good year?

Jan 5, 2022
The trading card business has soared during the pandemic. In the future, innovation may help drive growth.
A man sells vintage baseball cards outside Yankee Stadium. The trading card industry is marketing to millennials now.
Chris McGrath via Getty Images

The team

Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director