Jan 6, 2020

Would the Fed go negative?

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Plus: How sanctions have shaped Iran's economy, how alternative milks are putting a dent in the dairy industry, and how a Bahamian island is still recovering from Hurricane Dorian. 

Segments From this episode

A Bahamian island works to recover from Hurricane Dorian

Jan 6, 2020
The rebuilding process is expected to take years and costs are in the billions.
A badly damaged home in Marsh Harbour.
Nadege Green

Adventures in Housing: The Caretaker

Jan 6, 2020
If you're thinking cushy job with a free place to live, think again.
Craig Johnson (right) and his partner Carol Adams stand in front of the original hearth at Glen Fern in Philadelphia, PA.
Amy Scott/Marketplace

Iran's painful economic reality

Jan 6, 2020
A George Washington University professor emeritus explains the consequences of 40 years of sanctions.
Young girls in Tehran walk in front of a mural showing the Iranian flag in April.
Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images

Americans aren't drinking milk like they used to

Jan 6, 2020
Two major dairy processor-distributors have filed for bankruptcy protection in the past few months.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

For retailers, holiday shopping was strong. But the way we shop is changing.

Jan 6, 2020
We followed three small business retailers throughout the holiday shopping season. Here's the final word on how it went.
A UPS worker sorts packages to be loaded onto a delivery truck at the UPS sort facility in South San Francisco, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Music from the episode

The World Is Yours Will Sessions
Gypsy Queen Gábor Szabó
Wait for Me Swim Mountain

The team

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

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