Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our flagship program is all about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers, we help listeners understand the economic world around them.
Just ahead of his 100-day mark, President Trump had one of the bigger economic weeks of his young administration. This week had it all: Tax policy! Trade policy! A narrowly avoided government shutdown tied to the budget and health care! Plus, capping it all off, a lackluster GDP report. We'll try and figure out what it all means in the Weekly Wrap. Plus: Trump just signed an executive order allowing more drilling in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans with the premise it will create jobs. But with crude at $50, is that really going to happen? Then: another visit to Erie, Pennsylvania, for our series "The Big Promise."…read more