NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO of WalletHub, about growing credit card debt and what it means for the economy.
Penny Berg and her son, Mark Berg, tell NPR's Scott Simon about the current economic difficulties facing American dairy farmers.
The renegotiated trade pact among the U.S., Mexico and Canada would modestly boost the U.S. economy, most notably in the auto industry, according to the International Trade Commission's report.
Steve Inskeep talks to ex-Fed Chair Ben Bernanke, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and ex-President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Timothy Geithner, about their book and the economy.
The Chinese-owned Swedish automaker was originally planning to ship U.S.-made luxury sedans out of the Port of Charleston and send them to China. Trump's trade war threw a wrench in those plans.
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The IMF finds companies are getting increasingly powerful. Here's why that's bad for consumers and for the whole economy.
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We talk about the other certain thing — you know, the one that's not death.
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The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones starts on April 14.
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The agency's budget has been cut sharply over the past decade. That means fewer audits. The Trump administration says those cuts may have gone too far and it's seeking more money for tax enforcement.
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Trump said, referring to immigrants from Latin America to the U.S., "We can't take you. Our country is full." David Greene asks David Wessel, director of the Brookings Institution, how true that is.
After some stinging losses in local elections, Turkey's ruling party is trying to revive the economy. But that'll be difficult as long as President Erdogan doesn't want to share power.
Conservative writer David Frum thinks that liberals need to step up on immigration enforcement.
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For decades, Alaska has collected enough revenue from the oil industry to run government and pay each resident a cash dividend. Now, with oil revenue dwindling, there isn't enough money for both.
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Being chief financial officer in a pot business requires lots of workarounds, including hiring heavily armed guards. Few financial firms are willing to service a market that remains federally illegal.
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The Chicago publishing giant that launched Ebony and Jet magazines, and made them a touchstone in African-American life, is closing its doors. It plans a court- supervised sale of its assets.
The wage increase, which will be phased in by 2021, comes as the strong economy means employers are competing to fill open positions.
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The Trump administration is preparing tariffs on billions of dollars in imports from Europe in retaliation for subsidies of Airbus jets. The levies would hit products ranging from aircraft to wine.
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A national movement to ban plastic bags is gaining steam, but these restrictions may actually hurt the environment more than help it.
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Prices on appliances are slowly ticking down after posting their biggest increase in about five years. One tariff was a boon to U.S. manufacturers. But other tariffs hiked costs for the industry.
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In a turnaround, congressional analysts are no longer recommending a phaseout of paper dollars in favor of a dollar coin. Paper money is lasting longer because of cashless transactions.
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