Mar 6, 2020

Hollywood isn’t immune to COVID-19

Plus, what we can get out of today's jobs report, diminishing returns on the 10-year T-note and a visit to the dark web.

Segments From this episode

The new coronavirus shut down the Chinese movie industry

Mar 6, 2020
And Hollywood's fortune's are increasingly tied to the Chinese box office.
Two people wearing face masks work a promotional stand for the Disney movie "Mulan" in an almost empty shopping mall in Beijing.
Greg Baker/AFP

February jobs numbers don't reveal much about economic impact of COVID-19

Mar 6, 2020
Economists are tracking other data for clues about where the economy is headed.
The affect of COVID-19 on jobs is likely to show up in shipping and transportation. Above, the cranes are idle at the Port of Los Angeles — the nation's busiest container port — on March 6, 2020.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

10-year Treasury yields, at record lows, are still above zero. Not after inflation, though.

Mar 6, 2020
When you factor inflation, investors are actually losing money by lending to the U.S. government.
Real yields on bonds fell to about negative half a percent on Friday. Above, the floor of the NYSE after the closing bell March 6, 2020.
David Dee Delgado/Getty Images

Ransomware attackers are taking cues from the business world

Mar 6, 2020
It's never been easier to conduct a ransomware attack.
An IT researchers shows a computer infected by a ransomware at the National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation.
Damien Meyer/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Headlines (feat. Westside Gunn, Conway & Benny) DJ Premier, Westside Gunn, Conway the Machine, Benny The Butcher
Low Season Poolside
Reflektor Arcade Fire
Bustling Freddie Joachim
Watch it Grow The Everywheres
Look what I've Done Maverick Sabre

The team

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