Farmers thought it was going to be a good week
May 10, 2019

Farmers thought it was going to be a good week

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... until President Trump announced a tariff hike on Chinese goods.

Segments From this episode

The party balloon business rises, even without helium

May 10, 2019
After all, air is free.
A Party City store is seen on May 10, 2019 in Miami, Florida.  Party City announced that it will shutter 45 stores in 2019 due to a global helium shortage.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Rihanna and LVMH announce new luxury fashion house

May 10, 2019
The 31-year-old star has made history (again).
Rihanna attends the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna anniversary event on October 3, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.
Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

Farmers hoped for a trade deal. Instead, tariffs went up

May 10, 2019
A farmer shares what's at stake without a trade deal.
A farmer holds soybean from the 2018 harvest, on May 5, 2019, at her farm in Scribber, Nebraska, among the top 15 U.S. states exporting to China.
JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images

Why investors seem skeptical about the ride-hailing business

May 10, 2019
People are taking a hard look at Uber's business model.
An Uber banner hangs outside of the New York Stock Exchange as the ride-hailing company makes its highly anticipated initial public offering on May 10.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Life on America's rivers

May 10, 2019
"They hate her when they're with her and they miss her when they're gone" said Melody Golding, author of a new book about America's riverboat pilots.
Cannelton Locks on the Ohio River
Courtesy of Melody Golding

Music from the episode

Canyons Chris Pickering
68 State Gorillaz
Raining Men Rihanna, Nicki Minaj
Better Days Cody Ash
Gypsy Queen Gábor Szabó
Red Bull & Hennessy Jenny Lewis

The team

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