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Dive into the ~inverted yield curve~
Aug 15, 2019

Dive into the ~inverted yield curve~

Plus: What high water in the Great Lakes is doing for the region's economy, and why Pabst is getting in the whiskey business.

Segments From this episode

The history of software "Easter eggs"

Aug 15, 2019
The New York Times' David Pogue recently took stock of a 40-year-old trick.
A Tesla Model S in a showroom in 2013.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A guided tour of the yield curve

Aug 15, 2019
The federal government sells more than a dozen different kinds of bonds. They all have very different purposes.
Traders work before the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange where the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 800 points after talk of an inverted yield curve on August 14, 2019 in New York City.
Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Rising Great Lakes water levels benefit some, but cost others

Aug 15, 2019
The shipping industry is profiting from rising water levels in the Great Lakes, but homeowners and city parks are struggling.
The city of Duluth, Minnesota’s construction projects supervisor Mike LeBeau looks down at the rebuilding of a section of the popular Lakewalk pedestrian and bike trail. The trail was damaged by a series of huge storms, compounded by high water levels on Lake Superior. The rebuild is costing about $3 million.
Dan Kraker/Marketplace

The markets see a recession while consumers see a sale

Aug 15, 2019
Traders may anticipate economic downturn, but regular consumers don't seem too worried.
Shoppers line up outside a store sale.
Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The beauty brand inspired by both Hollywood and Zimbabwe

Aug 15, 2019
A Hollywood makeup artist created her own beauty brand, and learned a lot about the trade war in the process.
Makeup products from Jacque Mgido Cosmetics.
Courtesy of Jacque Mgido

Music from the episode

Old Graffiti Bibio
Worst Comes To Worst Dilated Peoples
Dans Le Noir Dark Rooms
Juicy The Notorious B.I.G.
Eple Röyksopp

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II

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