Nov 5, 2019

Feeling the trade war on the farm

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Farmers in Montana have been stung by the hit on their income caused by trade war. Plus, conversations about carpooling, VCs and the future of banking.

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Courtesy of Michelle Erickson Jones

How the FDIC approaches cryptocurrencies

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Is it an asset or a security? Jelena McWilliams, head of the banking insurance agency, talks about balancing innovation and regulation.
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Music from the episode

Stay This Way The Brand New Heavies
Fu-Gee-La Fugees
The Journey Tom Misch
Ride Wit Me Nelly, City Spud
Don't Sweat The Technique Eric B. & Rakim

The team

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

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