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Can the Fed stick the landing?

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The Federal Reserve Building.

The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board building is seen in Washington, DC, March 16, 2022. - The Federal Reserve is expected to announce the first interest rate increase since the Covid-19 pandemic began at the conclusion of its policy setting meeting later today. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

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Segments From this episode

Is a recession in the cards?

by Mitchell Hartman Mar 17, 2022
Fed chief Powell called the risk of a recession “not particularly elevated." But some economists think he’s overly optimistic.

2.6 million cars cut from global production forecast this year

by Samantha Fields Mar 17, 2022
The war in Ukraine is already slowing production in ways automakers — and consumers — will feel in 2022 and beyond.

How will sanctions affect ordinary Russians? Iranians can provide some insight.

by Lily Jamali Mar 17, 2022
Until the recent moves against Russia, Iran faced more sanctions than any country.

China walks a trade tightrope between Russia and the West

by Jennifer Pak Mar 17, 2022
The Chinese government is opposed to sanctions against Russia and says it will continue to trade with it. But that is not easy in practice.

Netflix to test crackdown on freeloading viewers

by Savannah Maher Mar 17, 2022
It's adding a small fee to accounts with extra users, focusing on Latin America. In a competitive industry, it has to tread lightly.

The marketing CEO trying to bridge the pay gap for Black influencers

by Kai Ryssdal and Sean McHenry Mar 17, 2022
Compensation in the influencer space is like the "wild, Wild West," says LaToya Shambo of Black Girl Digital. Her company wants to change that.

Music from the episode

Tightrope Janelle Monáe
No Room Madison McFerrin
Magic Spell This Is The Kit
Dim Moss Of Aura
Inside Out Spoon
Do It Chloe x Halle
Mine Forever Lord Huron

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