Marketplace Logo Donate

Daily business news and economic stories from Marketplace

Uncertainty is the only certainty in economic forecasting right now

Heard on:
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is shown addressing Congress on March 16, 2022.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 16: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is shown addressing Congress on March 16, 2022 in New York City. The Dow started off the day in positive territory, extending yesterday's rally. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Spencer Platt/Getty Images

get the podcast

Segments From this episode

Global economic growth will be almost cut in half this year — or will it?

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Apr 19, 2022
The IMF forecasts a slowdown in growth from 6.1% in 2021 to 3.6% in 2022. But the pandemic and the war could change its outlook.

Remember the trade war with China? U.S. businesses are still feeling it.

by Kai Ryssdal and Andie Corban Apr 19, 2022
Kevin Feig's Florida auto parts company is paying the U.S. government up to $600,000 a month in import duties.

Streaming services are embracing cheaper, ad-supported tiers

by Matt Levin Apr 19, 2022
Netflix has held out, in part because it fears damaging relationships with subscribers, one expert ways.
COVID-19

Small businesses push back on plan to redirect COVID relief funds

by Lily Jamali Apr 19, 2022
The Biden administration, pressured to avoid new spending, may reallocate the money to pandemic health care needs.

More brands want unique synthetic voices. How do the actors providing them maintain control?

by Stephanie Hughes Apr 19, 2022
As the demand for vocal signatures grows, some platforms are giving actors a say in how their voices are used.

A wildlife crossing near Los Angeles aims to expand the terrain where animals can roam

by Michelle Loxton Apr 19, 2022
Most of the $90 million price tag for the crossing — about 60% — comes from private donations.

Music from the episode

Chicago Falcon The Budos Band
What's The Difference Dr. Dre, Eminem, Xzibit
Bassackwards Kurt Vile
Breaking Your Silence Generationals

What's Next

Latest Episodes From Our Shows

Listen
Sep 23, 2022
23:30
Listen
Sep 23, 2022
26:49
Listen
Sep 23, 2022
1:50
Listen
Sep 23, 2022
6:43
Listen
Sep 23, 2022
8:13
Listen
Jul 7, 2022
30:13
Listen
Aug 9, 2022
24:46
Exit mobile version