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Supply chain pain isn’t over yet

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LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 02: Shipping containers are stacked on rail cars at the Port of Long Beach on December 2, 2021 in Long Beach, California. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have delayed a plan for a fourth time to charge shippers fees for container storage as a backlog of aging cargo at the ports has decreased 37 percent since last month. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Mario Tama/Getty Images

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ADP’s Chief Economist Nela Richardson and the Washington Post’s Heather Long join "Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal to dig into May's Consumer Price Index, recession worries and why inflation has become the economy.

Port congestion is easing. But supply chain congestion isn't going away soon.

by Justin Ho Jun 10, 2022
China’s COVID-19 lockdowns, which shut down much of the country’s manufacturing and exports, are partly to blame.

Workers face blistering temperatures again, with little federal protection

by Savannah Maher Jun 10, 2022
The Biden Administration ordered OSHA to draw up workplace heat standards. How soon will they be in place?

"Owners' equivalent rent" a key property of inflation

by Matt Levin Jun 10, 2022
OER, a component of the consumer price index, involves homeowners’ estimates of what their residence would rent for.

As small music venues close in Nashville, some see erosion of Music City's culture

by Paige Pfleger Jun 10, 2022
Some spaces that have provided a stage for up-and-coming musicians over the years are in jeopardy because of the booming real estate market.

What's up with celebrities and cryptocurrency?

by Kai Ryssdal and Andie Corban Jun 10, 2022
"Celebrities are rich for reasons having nothing to do with their crypto investments," says Vox's Emily Stewart.

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