Oct 28, 2020

Coronavirus cases go up, the market goes down

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Plus: the Section 230 hearing, Crocs' pandemic comeback and who pays for a recount?

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In this time of comfort-at-home fashion, Crocs are having a moment

Oct 28, 2020
The footwear brand has seen an uptick in sales during the pandemic, and has capitalized on branding collaborations.
A sample of Crocs shoes on display in a midtown New York City shoe store in February 2007.
TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images

Senators grill tech CEOs as both parties fault internet content policies

Oct 28, 2020
Legislation to tighten the oversight of internet content may be coming.
Denis Charlet/AFP/Getty Images

Keep this in mind when you read Thursday’s GDP report

Oct 28, 2020
The number is going to be “annualized.”
The third-quarter GDP report is expected to show record-breaking growth, but that's not the whole story.
Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images

How low numbers of refugees coming in hurts this town

Oct 28, 2020
Refugee resettlement is dropping in Erie, Pennsylvania, affecting its economy.
Dylanna Jackson is a director of a resettlement program in Erie. 
Maitham Basha-Agha/Marketplace

As companies like Boeing go, so goes the U.S. economy

Oct 28, 2020
What's happening to Boeing shows a ripple effect that impacts its thousands of suppliers.
Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 is rolled out for the media at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, in 2017.
Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images

S&P 500 sinks 3.5% as surging virus cases threaten shutdowns

Oct 28, 2020
Surging coronavirus cases in the U.S. and Europe threaten more business shutdowns.
March 9, 2020, New York City.
Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images

Can the internet help you become a better person?

Oct 28, 2020
On a provocative Reddit forum, millions of strangers can weigh in on questions of right and wrong.
A Reddit forum presents moral questions from people's lives. Strangers post their judgments, which can provide life lessons. Or not.
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Who pays for election recounts?

Oct 28, 2020
Rules vary by state in terms of whether taxpayers or candidates have to foot the bill for a recount in a close race.
Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images

In this time of comfort-at-home fashion, Crocs are having a moment

Oct 28, 2020
The footwear brand has seen an uptick in sales during the pandemic, and has capitalized on branding collaborations.
A sample of Crocs shoes on display in a midtown New York City shoe store in February 2007.
TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images

Senators grill tech CEOs as both parties fault internet content policies

Oct 28, 2020
Legislation to tighten the oversight of internet content may be coming.
Denis Charlet/AFP/Getty Images

Keep this in mind when you read Thursday’s GDP report

Oct 28, 2020
The number is going to be “annualized.”
The third-quarter GDP report is expected to show record-breaking growth, but that's not the whole story.
Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images

As companies like Boeing go, so goes the U.S. economy

Oct 28, 2020
What's happening to Boeing shows a ripple effect that impacts its thousands of suppliers.
Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 is rolled out for the media at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, in 2017.
Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images

How low numbers of refugees coming in hurts this town

Oct 28, 2020
Refugee resettlement is dropping in Erie, Pennsylvania, affecting its economy.
Dylanna Jackson is a director of a resettlement program in Erie. 
Maitham Basha-Agha/Marketplace

S&P 500 sinks 3.5% as surging virus cases threaten shutdowns

Oct 28, 2020
Surging coronavirus cases in the U.S. and Europe threaten more business shutdowns.
March 9, 2020, New York City.
Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images

The team

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