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561 02/22/2018: Remember when banking was boring?2018-02-22 15:00:00
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562 02/21/2018: "Substantial underlying economic momentum"2018-02-21 15:00:00
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563 02/20/2018: Gaze into the future with us2018-02-20 15:00:00
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564 02/19/18: Life after a mass shooting2018-02-19 17:45:45
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565 02/16/2018: This was supposed to be infrastructure week2018-02-16 14:43:50
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566 02/15/2018: There's a lot we don't know about gun violence, and that's intentional2018-02-15 15:00:00
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567 02/14/2018: The cost of uncertainty at the White House2018-02-14 15:00:00
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568 02/13/2018: Brace for inflation2018-02-13 15:00:00
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569 02/12/2018: The federal budget doesn't work the way you think it does2018-02-12 15:00:00
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02/12/2018: The federal budget doesn't work the way you think it does

The fiscal year 2019 budget the White House released today isn't what you might call an "operative" piece of fiscal policy. Congress hammered out a two-year spending plan just last week, after all. But the budget is still worth a read for some of the assumptions the Trump administration's making — like a decade of economic growth at 3 percent or more. We'll start the show by unpacking that and the White House's new infrastructure plan, and the math issues therein. Plus: Purdue Pharma, which makes the blockbuster opioid painkiller OxyContin, said it'll no longer send sales reps to doctors to sell them on opioids. For a drug company known for its aggressive marketing, that's a big deal. Our podcast The Uncertain Hour has been investigating Purdue and the regulatory roots of the opioid epidemic, and producer Caitlin Esch is back to talk us through the news.…read more

570 02/09/2018: We made it.2018-02-09 15:00:00
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571 02/08/2018: It's a correction, folks2018-02-08 15:00:00
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572 02/07/2018: We have a budget deal! (Kind of!)2018-02-07 15:00:00
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573 02/06/2018: Let's talk about market volatility2018-02-06 15:00:00
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574 02/05/2018: Take a deep breath2018-02-05 15:00:00
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575 02/02/2018: Markets go down, too (and that's OK)2018-02-02 15:00:00
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576 02/01/2018: Unintended consequences2018-02-01 15:00:00
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577 01/31/2018: Yellen's last ride2018-01-31 06:00:00
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578 01/30/2018: Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon and Jeff Bezos walk into a bar ...2018-01-30 15:00:00
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579 01/29/2018: The State of the Economy2018-01-29 15:00:00
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580 01/26/2018: Is net neutrality a state right?2018-01-26 15:00:00
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