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Today we've got: a new iPhone, but no headphone jack; record high job openings, but no raises to match; and a bunch of car loans, but a lot of subprime borrowers. We'll break it all down, plus: the cost of criminalizing disability.
Segments From this episode
Just how healthy is the auto loan industry?
Experian says borrowers are "very prime," but not everyone agrees.
Apple does away with the headphone jack
Get your dongles ready.
The cost of criminalizing disability
Who pays the price for a lack of community-based services?
Economist Paul Krugman ponders the sci-fi economics of 'Star Trek'
What the TV series can teach us about our visions of the future.
Lego sales flatten out, but everything is still awesome
The brickmaker puts the brakes on growth after global demand outstrips supply.
Meet the new 'Most Interesting Man in the World'
The new guy is a lot like the old guy, but younger and bilingual.
Record-high job openings but no wage gains to match
Even as the labor market tightens, employers aren't offering higher salaries to get the workers they need.
Today we’ve got: a new iPhone, but no headphone jack; record high job openings, but no raises to match; and a bunch of car loans, but a lot of subprime borrowers. We’ll break it all down, plus: the cost of criminalizing disability.
Music from the episode
Chartreuse Capital Cities
Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games of Montreal
Where the Party At (In the Style of Jagged Edge feat. Nelly) [Karaoke Version] The Karaoke Channel