A month after SVB, are banks lending?
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Banks appear to be pulling back on making loans. Plus, what we can learn from the track record of the secretary of labor nominee.
Segments From this episode
A month after liquidity shock, how's banks' lending business looking?
A Dallas Fed survey found signs that banks are pulling back on loans. High rates may also be dampening interest among borrowers.
Wage increases seem to be slowing after more than a year of strong gains
That's good news for in the fight against inflation, as long as consumers don't cut spending so much that the economy tips into recession.
How labor nominee's worker advocacy history informs her work today
A landmark sweatshop case and immigrant parents helped inspire Julie Su's efforts for vulnerable workers, a 19th reporter says.
What's driving car prices ever higher?
The new entry-level price for a new vehicle is $25,000, auto research site Edmunds says.
After federal investment, supply chain jams and labor shortages still hinder tribal broadband access
In Oklahoma's Osage Nation, the construction of a 200-mile fiber network is underway, but hurdles abound.
Christmas orders already?
Easter is a key season for toy retailers, and the NPD group predicts Easter spending in this category could reach several billion dollars. Irene Kesselman, owner of Ali Cat Toys in Carrboro, North Carolina, describes what she’s seeing.
Music from the episode
Bambu Chris Hazelton's Boogaloo 7
Nobody Speak DJ Shado, Run The Jewels
Peel Back Ensemble Entendu
Bassackwards Kurt Vile
That's Inside of Me Eddie Current Suppression Ring
1977 Ana Tijoux
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Andie Corban Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer