What have you always wondered about the economy? Tell Us
May 29, 2019

Trust us, keep an eye on the bond yield curve

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We know, we know, we know: the bond market can be confusing. But we're going to walk you through it.

Segments From this episode

Energy drinks may cause serious heart problems, study shows

May 30, 2019
A combination of ingredients may cause potentially life-threatening electrical malfunctions in the heart.
Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Where did the $1.5 trillion in Trump tax cuts go?

May 29, 2019
Probably not to you, unless you're a corporation.
President Donald Trump at a signing event for the Tax Cut and Reform Bill in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 22, 2017.
Brendan Smialowski

When the yield curve inverts, how nervous should we be?

May 29, 2019
Historically, an inverted yield curve has spelled recession.
The New York Stock Exchange on a rainy day in New York City last week.
Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

The new downsizing solution for seniors? Look in the backyard

May 29, 2019
The "accessory dwelling unit" is growing steadily in popularity, especially in expensive neighborhoods.
Paul Boehm stands outside the tiny home he's building in his Silicon Valley backyard. More and more seniors are turning to in-law units as a viable downsizing option as they age.
Matt Levin, CALmatters

Music from the episode

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The team

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