The cost of the American medical system
May 9, 2019

The cost of the American medical system

Also: a look at trade, IPOs in expensive housing markets and craft spirits.

Segments From this episode

The rapid rise of rock climbing

May 9, 2019
How rock climbing has changed since landing a spot in the 2020 Olympics.
Akiyo Noguchi of Japan competes during a climbing competition  in Wroclaw, Poland in 2017.
Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

What's behind the slow treasuries auction this week?

May 9, 2019
Strong dollar, volatile equities and, yes, low yields could be the reason.
The U.S. Treasury building and the Washington Monument are seen on February 6, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Trade deficit widens in March

May 9, 2019
The overall deficit getting bigger isn't necessarily a bad thing, said Dan Ikenson, director of the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute.
Container ships are docked at the Port of Oakland on March 06, 2019 in California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Craft spirits and craft brewers compete for thirsty consumers

May 9, 2019
It's a hard-fought battle for market share.
A customer sips on a glass of craft beer at a California brewery.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Kids get sick, like the medical system

May 9, 2019
The many miles, dollars and tears it took for one mom to get her kids' medicine.
A 6-year-old boy is examined by a physician's assistant in Vivian, Louisiana.
Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images

Why IPO pricing is "more of an art than a science"

May 10, 2019
Uber's Wall Street debut offers an interesting case study.
An Uber sign is displayed as traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) before the Opening Bell at the NYSE as the ride-hailing company Uber makes its highly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) on May 10, 2019 in New York City.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Ch-Ching Chairlift
Whiskey In The Jar Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
Moving On Anna Of The North
Chief Rocka Lords Of The Underground

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II