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Consumers aren’t worried about inflation … yet
Jun 17, 2021

Consumers aren’t worried about inflation … yet

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Also: One study says automation is to blame for stagnating wages, how it works when a company's CEO is also chairman of the board and how a Los Angeles taqueria pivoted to survive the pandemic.

Segments From this episode

Consumers aren't worried about spiking prices — yet

Jun 17, 2021
Consumer inflation expectations aren't rising sharply, according to Morning Consult, consistent with the Fed's view that most inflation right now is "transitory."
Prices for all items were up 5% year over year in May, per the latest consumer price index data.
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Automation is replacing more workers than outsourcing, study says

Jun 17, 2021
New and better jobs could be created if we invest in breakthrough technologies that generate opportunities.
American workers replaced by automation may not have the same job prospects that displaced workers had in the past.
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Convention skills a little rusty? We can help.

Jun 17, 2021
With the reemergence of networking events and conventions, you may need a refresher on chatting over cocktails or going in for the handshake.
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At Microsoft, Nadella's role grows

Jun 17, 2021
Satya Nadella already had a big job: CEO of one of the world’s most valuable companies. Now he chairs the board, too. How does that work?
CEO and chairman of Microsoft Satya Nadella.
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How a Los Angeles taqueria pivoted to survive the pandemic

Jun 17, 2021
Sonoratown’s owners have had to be nimble to protect their supply of a unique flour. They also spread out and expanded operations.
Teo Diaz and Jennifer Feltham, who own the Sonoratown taco shop, have worked through business hurdles put up by the pandemic.
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Music from the episode

Stress Me Out Bibio, Olivier St.Louis
Afternoon Soul Gramatik
Eple Röyksopp
Sin Rumbo Panoptica Orchestra
TV Queen Wild Nothing

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer