Apr 3, 2019

Why the NFL is undefeated

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Why does every NFL alternative seems to fail? But first, what you need to know about the recent spike in mortgage and refinancing applications. Plus, China's professional shoppers who report mislabeled products for a share of the fine.

Segments From this episode

As relaxed regulations spur credit union memberships, banks cry foul

Apr 3, 2019
The two sides will meet soon in federal appeals court.
At the Move Your Money March in the downtown Los Angeles financial district in 2011, Occupy movement members called for people to move their money from banks to credit unions.
David McNew/Getty Images

Chicago's Lincoln Yards development under scrutiny

Apr 3, 2019
Who will the multibillion-dollar project benefit?
A rendering of Lincoln Yards.
Courtesy of Sterling Bay

Are airlines making more money from credit cards than from flying?

Apr 3, 2019
Delta Air Lines and American Express just renewed their credit-card partnership through 2019. By 2023, Delta expects to more than double its AmEx-generated revenue, to $7 billion annually. Delta is not alone — other major carriers are also racking up cash…
A passenger checks in for a flight at the Delta Air Lines desk at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. Delta Air Lines recently beat Wall Street’s expectations reporting record first-quarter revenue.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

NFL competitor punts before the end of its first season

Apr 3, 2019
The Alliance of American Football suspended operations three weeks early.
Marquise Williams #12 of the San Antonio Commanders passes during an Alliance of American Football game against the Arizona Hotshots at the Alamodome on March 31, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas.
Edward A. Ornelas/Getty Images

China's professional shoppers

Apr 4, 2019
They're making a living ... undercover.
People walk between buildings at a shopping mall in Beijing on October 18, 2018.
Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Mockingbird Wild Belle
Eple Röyksopp
Green Light Lorde
Can I Kick It? A Tribe Called Quest
Music Cornelius
Favorite Song Sinkane

The team

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