The big picture on wholesale inflation
Dec 9, 2022

The big picture on wholesale inflation

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The PPI rose slightly last month, but wholesale inflation has been falling overall. Plus, cinemas and financial aid letters.

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The Weekly Wrap

Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talks to Nela Richardson, ADP, and Sudeep Reddy, Politico, talk about a labor market that could be signaling a downturn and the future of the economy.

Wholesale inflation peaked at an annual rate of 11.5% back in March. It’s fallen seven of the last eight months and is now below 8%.
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Most financial aid offers have a fuzzy bottom line, GAO reports

Dec 9, 2022
More than 90% of American colleges write offers without stating the net price. That makes it hard for prospective students to compare schools.
More than 90% of American colleges either don’t supply the final price in those letters or understate it, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
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Streaming has its own allure, but movie theaters still offer "a little bit of joy"

Dec 9, 2022
Between surprise hits and the push and pull of streaming, Stephanie Silverman says theaters still have lessons to learn.
Despite the convenience of streaming services, moviegoers are back at theaters.
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The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer