• The Indicator Goes To The Beach With Tim Harford By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    THE INDICATOR GOES TO THE BEACH WITH TIM HARFORD

    In honor of the last stretch of summer, The Indicator has selected some economic beach reads! Books that will teach you something about...

    Indices, Credits, Credit
  • IPad Battery Malfunction Leads To Apple Store Evacuation In Amsterdam By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    IPAD BATTERY MALFUNCTION LEADS TO APPLE STORE EVACUATION IN AMSTERDAM

    Local media said the battery exploded, releasing chemical fumes. Firefighters were called to the scene as a precautionary measure and...

    Medias, Media, Amsterdam
  • Trump 'Not Thrilled' With Fed Chairman Over Interest Rate Hikes By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    TRUMP 'NOT THRILLED' WITH FED CHAIRMAN OVER INTEREST RATE HIKES

    It was the second time in a month that President Trump had taken aim at the Fed. In a Reuters interview, he also accused China and...

    Trading, China, Rate, Currency, Currencies, Europe
  • By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    AMERICANS IN COMBAT

    For what did we go to war in Iraq and Afghanistan? How, and when, will it end?

  • PepsiCo Breaks Out The Bubbly With $3.2 Billion Deal For SodaStream By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    PEPSICO BREAKS OUT THE BUBBLY WITH $3.2 BILLION DEAL FOR SODASTREAM

    It's the latest foray into more-healthful offerings for the food and beverage giant, which has shifted from soft drinks toward products...

  • HUD Hits Facebook For Allowing Housing Discrimination By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    HUD HITS FACEBOOK FOR ALLOWING HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

    In a formal complaint, HUD says Facebook allows landlords and home sellers to use targeted ads to discriminate based upon the recipient's...

    Housing, House, Ads
  • PepsiCo Breaks Out The Bubbly With $3.2 Billion Deal For SodaStream By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    PEPSICO BREAKS OUT THE BUBBLY WITH $3.2 BILLION DEAL FOR SODASTREAM

    It's the latest foray into more-healthful offerings for the food and beverage giant, which has shifted away from its roots in cola...

  • Greece Emerges From International Bailout, But Will Be Closely Monitored For Years By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    GREECE EMERGES FROM INTERNATIONAL BAILOUT, BUT WILL BE CLOSELY MONITORED FOR YEARS

    After nine years of a debt crisis that spawned economic upheaval and austerity measures, Athens will regain a degree of control over...

    Greece, Finance, Credit, Credits, Financing
  • By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    HOW MUCH ARE TARIFFS PUSHING UP PRICES?

    As the U.S. and China continue threatening each other with more tariffs, David Greene talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution,...

    Green, China
  • Greece Emerges From International Bailout, But Will Be Closely Monitored For Years By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    GREECE EMERGES FROM INTERNATIONAL BAILOUT, BUT WILL BE CLOSELY MONITORED FOR YEARS

    After nine years of a debt crisis that spawned economic upheaval and austerity measures, Athens will regain a degree of control over...

    Greece, Finance, Credit, Credits, Financing
  • By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    VERMONT LOOKS TO BOOMING HEMP BUSINESS

    Maple syrup, cheese and craft beer. To these Vermont products, now add hemp. Farmers in the state are increasingly growing it to extract...

    Business
  • By NPR   -   Aug 18, 2018

    THE ROLE OF LAWSUITS IN ADDRESSING THE OPIOID CRISIS

    States are battling the pharmaceutical industry in court to curb the opioid epidemic. NPR's Jennifer Ludden asks Richard Ausness, a...

    Industry, Industries
  • By NPR   -   Aug 17, 2018

    TESLA STOCK TUMBLES AGAIN, FOLLOWING CEO ELON MUSK'S 'NYT' INTERVIEW

    Tesla's stock has been dropping precipitously, following a New York Times interview, in which CEO Elon Musk described being exhausted...

    New York
  • By NPR   -   Aug 17, 2018

    TRUMP ASKS SEC TO STUDY HOW OFTEN CORPORATIONS ARE REQUIRED TO REPORT EARNINGS

    In a tweet, President Trump said switching from quarterly reporting to every six months would save companies money and give them more...

    Savings, Company, Companies
  • Donald Trump's Economic Strategy. Maybe? By NPR   -   Aug 17, 2018

    DONALD TRUMP'S ECONOMIC STRATEGY. MAYBE?

    Wall Street Journal Chief Economics Commentator Greg Ip explains President Donald Trump's emerging economic strategy.

  • Hanna Rosin: Data Shows Women Have Progressed. But What's Next? By NPR   -   Aug 17, 2018

    HANNA ROSIN: DATA SHOWS WOMEN HAVE PROGRESSED. BUT WHAT'S NEXT?

    Post-recession, journalist Hanna Rosin noticed an economic shift: jobs dominated by men were on the decline, jobs dominated by women...

    Jobs, Job, Data
  • Michael Green: What Does GDP Not Tell Us? By NPR   -   Aug 17, 2018

    MICHAEL GREEN: WHAT DOES GDP NOT TELL US?

    To fully understand progress, economist Michael Green says we must weigh social well-being and wealth. But by using this new measurement,...

    Green
  • Paul Gilding: How Do We Continue To Grow If The Earth Has Reached Its Limit? By NPR   -   Aug 17, 2018

    PAUL GILDING: HOW DO WE CONTINUE TO GROW IF THE EARTH HAS REACHED ITS LIMIT?

    Environmental activist Paul Gilding says the world has been growing too fast for too long. And now...the Earth is full. The only solution,...

    World
  • About That Microloan Mention In 'Crazy Rich Asians' By NPR   -   Aug 17, 2018

    ABOUT THAT MICROLOAN MENTION IN 'CRAZY RICH ASIANS'

    In one scene, Rachel Chu, the fictional lead character in the rom-com, chats with a princess about how small loans are helping women....

  • Texas Tightens Disclosure Rules Following Medicaid Investigation By NPR   -   Aug 17, 2018

    TEXAS TIGHTENS DISCLOSURE RULES FOLLOWING MEDICAID INVESTIGATION

    Officials in Texas are responding to the findings of an investigation by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity into drugmakers' influence...