Apr 25, 2018

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If what's past is prologue, we're in for a change of mood at the White House. French President Emmanuel Macron's on his way out of town, after what you can only call a very warm reception from President Donald Trump.…

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How the PGA Tour commissioner plans to grow golf's fan base

Apr 25, 2018
Commissioner Jay Monahan talks about how the sport needs to keep up with technology.
PGA Commissioner Jay Monahan (L) meets with Tiger Woods during the Pro-Am of the Genesis Open at the Riviera Country Club on February 14, 2018 in Pacific Palisades, California.
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China manufacturers feel helpless with U.S. tariffs

Apr 25, 2018
Amid tensions, Chinese manufacturers at the Canton Fair say they are squeezed on many fronts.
China manufacturers at the Canton Fair are nervous about an escalation of U.S.-China trade friction.
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Who's asking for exemptions from Trump's tariffs?

Apr 25, 2018
We took a look at requests submitted to the Department of Commerce.
Workers stand in line next to a container ship at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province earlier this month.
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Merkel to stress tariffs threat to American jobs

Apr 25, 2018
Call it a one-two punch from the European Union. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit the White House on Friday, just days after French President Emmanuel Macron. The two European leaders are pushing the same agenda in their meetings with…

CFPB’s Mulvaney: We don’t have to run a Yelp for banks

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Apr 25, 2018
The acting director of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, said Tuesday that he wants to cut off public access to a web-based database of complaints about financial companies. The American Bankers Association thinks that’s a fine idea. Consumer…

In Texas oil town, high times, but low housing supply

Apr 25, 2018
Midland, in the heart of the Permian Basin, struggles to house workers and even longtime residents.
Flags hanging in Midland, Texas. 
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If what’s past is prologue, we’re in for a change of mood at the White House. French President Emmanuel Macron’s on his way out of town, after what you can only call a very warm reception from President Donald Trump. German Chancellor Angela Merkel shows up on Friday. The two European leaders are pushing the same agenda, but they’re going to be greeted much differently. Then: CFPB head Mick Mulvaney said last night he wants to take the agency’s database of consumer complaints offline, out of public view. We’ll explain what’s going on. Plus: A visit to Guangzhou, the south China home of the world’s biggest trade show, Canton Fair. 

Music from the episode

Favorite Song Sinkane
Uncle ACE Blood Orange
Lost and Found Underwater Country Club
Slide (feat. Frank Ocean & Migos) Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, Migos