The recession that wasn’t (yet)
Nov 7, 2019

The recession that wasn’t (yet)

Plus: AI isn't quite here yet, but Black Friday is.

Segments From this episode

Can AI learn to flirt?

Nov 7, 2019
AI may be everywhere, but it still has a hard time with the human stuff.
In her new book, "You Look Like a Thing and I Love You," Janelle Shane explores what AI can and cannot do.
Photo by Jess Jornacki, courtesy of Hatchette Book Group, Inc.

Waiting for 65

Nov 7, 2019
There is no guarantee of financial stability, even after 36 years at one company.
Simons and her husband have seven and eight years, respectively, until they hit 65.
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Recession fears may be receding

Nov 7, 2019
Some recent economic indicators suggest the risk of a recession in the U.S. over the next 12 to 18 months is diminishing.
Some jovial traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 2009.
Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images

How do retailers decide what to put on sale for Black Friday?

Nov 7, 2019
These tend to be highly guarded secrets.
Holiday merchandising is more strategic than you might think.
Alex McBride/Getty Images

Will you be paying in cash or stock? How companies buy other firms.

Nov 7, 2019
The difference between paying in cash, stock or a combination of the two says a lot about the nature of the merger itself. It also can reflect how the companies feel about the overall economy.
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Music from the episode

Doo Wop (That Thing) Ms. Lauryn Hill
Sister Owls Monster Rally
Dark Thunder Midnight Magic
Back To You Selena Gomez

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II

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