Would you rather work four 10-hour days a week?
Jun 4, 2019

Would you rather work four 10-hour days a week?

Plus: Why the Fed is so chatty lately and why conference room air could be making you dumber.

Segments From this episode

What a former Wall Street trader found exploring "back row America"

Jun 4, 2019
Chris Arnade went in search of an economic reality different to the one he knew.
© 2019 Chris Arnade

Office air quality could be dumbing down workers

Jun 4, 2019
If only we could open those floor-to-ceiling windows.
Employees work in an office in Moscow in 2014.

Buy spray cheese with food stamps? White House wants to make it possible

Jun 4, 2019
Proponents argue the change will allow more stores to accept SNAP benefits. Critics say it's an incentive to stock less healthy food.
Mike Mozart/Flickr

Will India be Trump's next trade war target?

Jun 4, 2019
Following tariffs on China and Mexico, India's change in trading status change makes it look like a multi-front trade war.
The flags of the United States and India sit on a conference table during a meeting at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. in 2018.

The Fed was unusually chatty Tuesday

Jun 4, 2019
Five public speeches? Even for increasingly communicative central bankers, that's a lot.
Fed chair Jerome Powell speaks during a conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on June 4.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

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The team

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