Why the strength of the dollar matters
Jul 26, 2019

Why the strength of the dollar matters

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In presidential tweets to corporate earnings reports, the U.S. dollar has gotten a lot of chatter lately. Plus: Elvis in Vegas and the quest for carbon-neutral utilities.

Segments From this episode

From Elvis to Lady Gaga

Jul 26, 2019
How Elvis Presley helped create artist residencies in Las Vegas.
At a midnight press conference after his opening, Elvis basked in the acclaim.
Terry Todd, Las Vegas News Bureau; Elvis Presley™ © 2019 ABG EPE IP

What's the deal with the U.S. dollar?

Jul 26, 2019
From presidential tweets to corporate earnings reports, the U.S. dollar has been getting a lot of mentions recently.
Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Some utility companies are racing to be carbon neutral

Jul 26, 2019
Many suppliers of electrical power are facing the question of when to get to zero emissions, not if they need to get there.
A windfarm is seen in 2006 near Palm Springs, California.
Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple's acquisition of Intel's smartphone modem business is all about control

Jul 26, 2019
The iPhone manufacturer is buying the ability to make its own modem chips.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Music from the episode

Busy Earnin' Jungle
Antenna Bonobo
Lance Jr. Courtney Barnett
Bassackwards Kurt Vile
Chartreuse Capital Cities

The team

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

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