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Kai Ryssdal speaks with the New York Times’ Ana Swanson and the Washington Post’s Heather Long about supply shocks, how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine might impact the global economy, the inflation-managing challenges facing the Federal Reserve.
A relatively small team in the Treasury Department works with banks to ensure sanctions are followed.
"I mean, we’re a small community here, but most everybody can identify with Ukraine to some extent," said the owner of Veselka, a popular restaurant.
The U.S. and China have been engaged in a trade war for nearly four years. What's the scorecard?
For one, foreign reserves help mitigate the effects of international sanctions.