Dec 11, 2019

Too many Americans are getting debt for Christmas

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Plus: What you need to know from the last Fed meeting of the year and the big tech regulation that's a sticking point in the USMCA.

Segments From this episode

Britain’s general election: a choice between starkly contrasting economic visions

Dec 11, 2019
Two radically different plans are up for consideration in Thursday’s general election.
Brexit once again looms large in the UK general election.
Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

Lots of Americans go into debt over the holidays

Nov 26, 2019
It’s the most financially stressful time of the year.
A man walks past holiday decorations along Fifth Avenue in  New York.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

The Fed may have been wrong about the economy for years

Dec 11, 2019
2019 saw a major shift in monetary policy. Does that mean the Fed has been wrong about the economy for years?
Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks following the final FOMC meeting of 2019.
Alex Wong/Getty

Tech companies get a win in the USMCA

Dec 11, 2019
The treaty will extend to Canada and Mexico a provision of U.S. law that protects them from being sued for what their users' do.
Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Make Me Feel Janelle Monáe
Dance Through It Twin Peaks
Wild Beach House
Hands of Time Kraak & Smaak, Alxndr London

The team

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

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