Jan 7, 2020

Markets are still figuring out what happened last week

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Plus: What the low trade deficit does and doesn't tell us, modern email etiquette and how the #MeToo movement has changed the American Economic Association’s annual conference.

Segments From this episode

Indie booksellers innovate to survive the age of Amazon

Jan 7, 2020
The holiday season is the busiest time of year for many retailers, including the country's 2,500 hundred independent bookstores. Some, despite Amazon's dominance, are flourishing.
Angel and Bob Dobrow opened Zenith Bookstore in Duluth in 2017.
Dan Kraker

How the nation's top economists view sexism and racism in their field

Jan 7, 2020
The latest meeting of the American Economic Association confronted some hard truths.
Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke have both served as Federal Reserve Board Chairs during the Obama Administration. Yellen will also soon replace Bernanke as the President of the American Economic Association.
Alex Wong/Getty Images

Is your email etiquette up to snuff?

Jan 7, 2020
We talked to a digital etiquette expert.
Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

The falling trade deficit can mean a lot of things

Jan 7, 2020
U.S. consumers could be buying more American products. Or just buying less of everything.
David McNew/Getty Images

Most U.S. automakers in China are having a tough time

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Mass market models have suffered most.
Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Why sometimes big news does not move the stock market

Jan 7, 2020
Was it a predictable event? Then Wall Street's reaction might already be "priced in."
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Drifting Maverick Sabre
Wasi Fazer
Tell Me Groove Theory
Sorry Or Please Kings of Convenience
Hunnybee Unknown Mortal Orchestra
The Next Episode Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg

The team

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

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