What’s behind that huge ER bill
Jul 1, 2019

What’s behind that huge ER bill

Plus: what you need to know about the trade truce with China and Taylor Swift's fight over the rights to her music.

Segments From this episode

Legislation on surprise medical bills would hit physician staffing industry

Jul 1, 2019
Congress is debating multiple proposals that would protect patients from surprise medical bills. But the physician staffing industry is pushing back.
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Soybean commodity traders are skeptical of renewed U.S.-China trade negotiations

Jul 1, 2019
Al Kluis, managing director of Kluis Commodity Advisors, thinks traders won't see the soybean market turn until there are real orders and action taken.
Soybeans are loaded onto a truck to be taken to a grain elevator in Dwight, Illinois.
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This economic expansion's longer than the one in the 1990s. What's changed since then?

Jul 1, 2019
Growth is slower this time, and the rich are accruing more of the gains.
A man walks by the New York Stock Exchange.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

U.S. factories feel the pinch as the trade war continues

Jul 1, 2019
A new report says factory activity barely grew in June, fueling concern about the trade war’s impact on U.S. manufacturing.
Containers are stacked on a vessel at the Port of Long Beach in California, including some from China Shipping, a conglomerate under the direct administration of China's State Council.
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Big drugstore beauty brands grapple with competition and savvy consumers

Jul 1, 2019
New niche brands from Korean beauty to vegan organic lines are growing faster than mainstays like CoverGirl.
Legacy brands like Revlon and CoverGirl have been losing market share to luxury and specialty products.
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Music from the episode

Agrimony MF DOOM
Afternoon Soul Gramatik
Juicy The Notorious B.I.G.
Time Will Tell Arms and Sleepers
Watch it Grow The Everywheres

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer