Who needs more things? Americans want things to do
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Consumer spending on services has reached pre-pandemic levels. Also on today's program, the disinvestment in gun violence research.
Segments From this episode
People want to get outside and do stuff, not just buy stuff. That's reflected in surging travel bookings — and airfare.
Summer tourism industries continue to face a worker shortage and climbing wages. Teenagers, especially, are in demand.
Sellers who don't want to become buyers and the refinancing craze play roles in the lack of supply.
John Woodrow Cox of The Washington Post explains how a 1996 legal provision effectively halted research on gun violence.
The EU has just unveiled a punitive ban on oil imports from Russia — but the Ukrainian government is unimpressed.
Because of COVID-19 restrictions, a critical Shanghai plant that produces the dye has been operating at reduced capacity for weeks.