10 million percent inflation
Jan 23, 2019

10 million percent inflation

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That's where the situation is heading in Venezuela. We'll tell you what you need to know as President Nicolás Maduro is called to resign. Then, more from our series on President Trump's signature economic moments. Plus, why the government shutdown is hitting harder than what GDP lets on. 

Segments From this episode

Cold brew coffee is straight hotness right now

Jan 23, 2019
Across the United States, more people are getting their caffeine drinks ice-cold instead of steaming-hot.
Cold brew sales surged more than 500% from 2011 to 2016, according to the National Coffee Association.
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Goodyear CEO on the automotive industry and trade

Jan 23, 2019
How economic and political situations are impacting the international tire and auto market
Ben Hethcoat/Marketplace

The shutdown will impact GDP, but individual workers will bear the brunt

Jan 24, 2019
The White House has estimated that the partial government shutdown will reduce economic growth in the U.S. by 0.13 percentage points for every week the government remains closed. Speaking on CNBC yesterday, Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, said those effects would be temporary. “We will get it all back,” he said, once […]
Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, arrives outside the White House to speak with reporters in December.
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

That’s where the situation is heading in Venezuela. We’ll tell you what you need to know as President Nicolás Maduro is called to resign. Then, more from our series on President Trump’s signature economic moments. Plus, why the government shutdown is hitting harder than what GDP lets on. 

Music from the episode

Tangerine Beach Fossils
Santa Fe Beirut
Moving On Roosevelt
At Night In Dreams White Denim
Autumn Sweater Yo La Tengo
Baby Boy (feat. Sean Paul) Beyoncé, Sean Paul
Baby Boy (feat. Sean Paul) Beyoncé, Sean Paul

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer