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People shop for groceries in a Manhattan store on January 12, 2022 in New York City.

People shop for groceries in a Manhattan store on January 12, 2022 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

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Segments From this episode

Why taming inflation can take so long

by Sabri Ben-Achour Apr 12, 2022
There's a "long and variable lag" between monetary policy starting to control inflation and inflation responding in a substantial way.

Consumers turn to bulk buying as inflation hedge

by Matt Levin Apr 12, 2022
The Costcos of the world benefit.

From chocolate to real estate, small businesses are trying to create inflation game plans

by Sean McHenry Apr 12, 2022
Raise prices? Order more inventory, or less? Business owners describe how they're dealing with dramatic changes in market conditions.
COVID-19

Inside Shanghai's indefinite lockdown: isolation, outcry and food shortages

by Jennifer Pak Apr 12, 2022
Shanghai's latest citywide lockdown has left residents anxious about being separated from their children, pets and struggling to find food.

After Ukraine invasion, Germany reconsiders trading with autocrats

by Stephen Beard Apr 12, 2022
Russia’s aggression has forced Germany to reconsider the notion that trade helps promote democracy.

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $55 million settlement to avoid fire prosecution

by Lily Jamali Apr 12, 2022
Attorneys said they decided to pursue a civil prosecution instead of criminal charges to "maximize the return to the fire victims rather than to seek criminal penalties."

Music from the episode

Chromakey Dreamcoat Boards of Canada
Mirage Toro y Moi
Look Both Ways! Birocratic, Flamingosis
Melloton Liam Huston
Lay Low Gallway Flex
Adu DJ Day
On My Way Home Kan Sano

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