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501 05/10/2018: Doing the numbers on the Hermit Kingdom2018-05-10 15:00:00
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502 05/09/2018: What's Facebook up to?2018-05-09 15:00:00
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503 05/08/2018: The economic fallout of leaving the Iran nuclear deal2018-05-08 15:05:06
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504 05/07/18: A venti deal between Starbucks and Nestle2018-05-07 16:01:25
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505 05/04/2018: The economy is weird right now2018-05-04 15:00:00
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506 05/03/2018: Yes, millennials buy houses sometimes2018-05-03 15:00:00
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507 05/02/2018: 2 percent inflation euphoria2018-05-02 15:00:00
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508 05/01/2018: Just because you use words interchangeably doesn't mean they're the same2018-05-01 15:00:00
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509 04/30/2018: The race to 5G2018-04-30 15:00:00
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510 04/27/2018: Is vaping *too* cool?2018-04-27 06:00:00
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511 04/26/2018: Buying a Ford doesn't mean what it used to2018-04-26 15:00:00
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512 04/25/2018: Enchanté!2018-04-25 15:00:00
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513 04/24/2018: Who's up, who's down2018-04-24 15:00:00
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04/24/2018: Who's up, who's down

Quick: Are rising interest rates good or bad? What about oil prices? Home prices? It's kind of a trick question. Those are all signs of an economy that's growing quite nicely — when wages are going up. That's where we're starting today. Then: If you're talking about wages, it's worth mentioning that some of the biggest companies in this country are sitting on mountains of cash: $102 billion at Google's parent company, more than double that at Apple. So what are companies doing with all that money? We'll explain. Plus: Back in the '60s, traffic in Los Angeles was so light you could get across town in 20 minutes. We know firsthand that's impossible now. So what happened? And what's that say about the economy?…read more

514 04/23/2018: The cost of money2018-04-23 15:00:00
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515 04/20/2018: Mick Mulvaney on Wells Fargo, the role of regulators and restructuring the American economy2018-04-20 15:00:00
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516 04/19/2018: Puerto Rico is still recovering2018-04-19 15:00:00
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517 04/18/2018: Did you go to Starbucks today?2018-04-18 15:00:00
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518 04/17/2018: The Tax Day that wasn't2018-04-17 15:00:00
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519 04/16/2018: It's another episode of "Is There Anything Beyoncé Can't Do?"2018-04-16 14:50:40
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520 04/13/2018: Trump did a 180 yesterday ... and another today2018-04-13 15:00:00
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