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Yellen looks for common ground in China
Jul 7, 2023

Yellen looks for common ground in China

Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal calls in from Beijing to give an update on the treasury secretary's visit, and her goals when it comes to future U.S.-China economic relations. Plus, some states are raising their minimum wage.

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In Beijing, Yellen aims to get U.S.-China relations back on an even keel

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen intends to steady U.S.-China relations while looking out for American companies.
Yellen is looking to steady the U.S.'s economic relationship with China while keeping American business interests front of mind.
Nancy Farghalli/Marketplace

Minimum wage gets a mini increase in some states

Jul 7, 2023
The federal minimum wage has been the same since 2009: $7.25 an hour.
Wage increases, even small ones, can be very impactful for low wage workers dealing with inflation.
Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jordan Mangi Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC