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Wide open spaces
Jun 28, 2019

Wide open spaces

Open office plans give the workplace a hip, collaborative vibe. That's why they're popular. But the distractions that come with them have some people longing for the days of cubicles. Plus: what a weak dollar does to the economy and we meet one couple navigating an uncomfortable money situation.

Segments From this episode

Trump wishes the Fed would push down the dollar, but that's not the Fed's job

Jun 28, 2019
Inflation and employment are the central bank's mandates. The exchange rate isn't.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Can a computer measure curb appeal?

Jun 28, 2019
Zillow, with real-time data and "computer vision," is about to find out.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Headphones have become survival tool for open offices

Jul 1, 2019
A new survey shows workers split on their preference for the trendy, but noisy design.
The cast of the "Avengers: Endgame" on stage at the movie's world premiere in Los Angeles, California in April.
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

Music from the episode

Make Me Feel Janelle Monáe
All The Stars (with SZA) Kendrick Lamar, SZA
Reptilia The Strokes

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II