The Federal Reserve is an institution in transition
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The Fed took unprecedented steps to prop up the economy during the pandemic. Today, an examination of the central bank's changing role and scope of its powers.
Segments From this episode
Low housing inventory is a boon for homebuilders, a strain for would-be buyers
Many home owners with low interest rates are reluctant to move. That's pushing more buyers into new houses.
Why some manufacturers are ordering more computers even with consumer demand weak
Global PC shipments fell more than 16% in 2022, but manufacturers are ordering more electronics to satisfy demand from businesses.
The Federal Reserve's economic policy powers might be limitless, but should they?
In her book "Limitless," New York Times reporter Jeanna Smialek asks how the Fed arrived at this powerful state.
Will there be a recession, and if so, when? It depends on which economist you ask.
The latest outlook from the National Association for Business Economics offers mixed forecasts.
Life on the road (with five kids in tow)
The family of seven left California with a modified travel trailer. Eventually, they found their way home.
Music from the episode
Green Eyes Arlo Parks
'93 Til Infinity Souls Of Mischief
Milestone Smoke DZA
Mean Green Snarky Puppy
A Matterapat Dr. Lonnie Smith
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Andie Corban Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer