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A pulse check of inflation across the globe
Jun 30, 2023

A pulse check of inflation across the globe

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We map out where inflation is fading, where it still hurts and where it's actually welcome news. Plus, a look at recruiting in a post-affirmative action world.

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The Weekly Wrap

Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal is joined by Nela Richardson of ADP and Business Insider’s Linette Lopez to talk about the most recent inflation figures, what they mean for the Federal Reserve and whether a recession is still in the forecast. Plus, what should we make of this week’s big Supreme Court decisions?

Europe's seeing inflation fade. The UK still has it bad. In Japan, inflation is actually good news.

Jun 30, 2023
How some other big economies are handling rising prices.
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At this Detroit frame shop, it might be time to bring another employee into the picture

Jun 30, 2023
Eric Vaughn, owner of a custom frame shop in Detroit, has been working with a two-person crew but might need a new hire for the fall.
"Usually, in the summertime, things kind of taper off because people are on vacation," said Eric Vaughn. "And right now, we're still busy. We haven't slowed up one bit."
Courtesy of Eric Vaughn.

To boost diversity, companies need to rethink recruiting

Jun 30, 2023
Colleges that educate many students of color say they are open to visits.
If companies want to boost racial diversity, they should seek talent at colleges with student bodies underrepresented in hiring, said Wharton's Peter Cappelli.
Brandon Bell/Getty Images

Congress grapples with FAA funding as travelers' frustration grows

Jun 30, 2023
Some airlines are pinning some of the blame for recent delays on the Federal Aviation Administration.
FAA funding is voted on every five years.
Kena Betancur/Getty Images

Some climate-conscious homeowners are embracing at-home water reuse

Jun 30, 2023
Some conservationists see greywater recycling as the next frontier in sustainable living.
A refrigerator-sized appliance, made by Hydraloop, that recycles gray water, stands next to the washer and dryer in the garage of Justin Fox, in Carlsbad, California, Jan. 24, 2023.
Hart Van Denburg

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The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer