Aug 5, 2019

The trade war is now a currency war

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Usually when the markets have a day like today, we like to say, "Take a deep breath, calm down." Not today.

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Strong dollar undermines Trump on trade

Aug 5, 2019
The U.S. dollar offers a safe haven in times of investor uncertainty and fear.
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After Boeing 737 Max grounding, demand for used planes takes off

Aug 5, 2019
Companies that want to sell planes turn to brokers, who work a little like real estate agents.
United looked to the used plane market when it needed to add capacity to its fleet.
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How businesses cope with tragedy

Aug 5, 2019
Companies have to strike a delicate balance when they are caught up in a tragedy like a mass shooting.
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IMF's acting director on U.S. and China: "It takes two to tango"

Aug 5, 2019
"Both sides should sit down and talk more," says David Lipton of the International Monetary Fund.
Then-IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton in 2018.
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Floods, fires and financial risk: What climate change could do to the financial system

Aug 5, 2019
A regulator warns the changing climate could cause a financial crisis.
Midwest states are battling some of the worst flooding they have experienced in decades.
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Automatic Reply: "Don't be jealous"

Aug 5, 2019
There's no vacation like a jury duty vacation.
There's no vacation like a jury duty vacation.
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Music from the episode

Think It Over Cissy Houston
Monoliths Maserati
Paraísos Quemados Santana, Buika
Skipping Rocks Oddisee

The team

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

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