The view from the Fed’s discount window
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Banks try to avoid the Fed's discount window, an emergency lending program. We explain why. Plus, a small business rides out economic and climate changes.
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The Weekly Wrap
Marketplace host Amy Scott talks to Jordyn Holman of the New York Times and Linette Lopez of Business Insider about the banking crisis hearings and the rest of the week’s economic news for the Weekly Wrap.
Why banks are reluctant to borrow at the Fed's "discount window"
There's a stigma attached to the emergency lending program.
The benchmark for determining global crude oil prices is changing
Dated Brent, used to set the price of most of the world's oil, will include supplies from Texas for the first time.
California retailer weathers the storm of tech layoffs and a "climate pandemic"
In the laid-back beach town of Santa Cruz, a local retailer adds wildfires and epic rain storms to the list of things to plan for.
"Poverty is a big business"
More and more for-profit companies are taking charge of welfare administration. Krissy Clark looks at whether one of these companies is really benefiting its clients.
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Plastic Off the Sofa Beyonce
People Everywhere (Still Alive) Khruangbin
Greyhounds De La Soul, Usher
Go Gina SZA
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Andie Corban Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer