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The Indicator from Planet Money

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The Indicator from Planet Money
The Indicator from Planet Money

The Indicator from Planet Money

NPR

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A little show about big ideas. From the people who make Planet Money, The Indicator helps you make sense of what's happening today. It's a quick hit of insight into work, business, the economy, and everything else. Listen weekday afternoons.

Latest Episodes

The 2019 IPO Awards!

2019 has been a very dramatic year for the IPO market. From Uber to Pinterest to WeWork--the headlines just kept coming. We celebrate it all with the first Annual IPO Awards!

9 MIN1 d ago
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The 2019 IPO Awards!

The Jekyll And Hyde Economy

There are so many conflicting indicators about the economy's health, it's difficult to know where we're headed. We present the Jekyll and Hyde economy.

9 MIN3 d ago
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The Jekyll And Hyde Economy

How Stories Shape The Economy

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller talks about his new book, which looks at how narratives drive economic change and may help economists more accurately forecast recessions.

9 MIN4 d ago
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How Stories Shape The Economy

Of Diet Coke And Nobel Prizes

We talk to newly-minted Nobel Prize winner Michael Kremer about using economics to solve real-world problems and what it's like to receive his field's highest honor.

8 MIN5 d ago
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Of Diet Coke And Nobel Prizes

What The %!&$# Is The Repo Market?

Lots of people have been freaking out over the repo market... but what IS the repo market?

7 MIN1 w ago
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What The %!&$# Is The Repo Market?

The U.S. And Global Economy: A New Relationship

The global economy used to have a simple rule: the US leads, everybody else follows. Things have changed.

9 MIN1 w ago
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The U.S. And Global Economy: A New Relationship

The Cost Of Climate Change

Climate activists have long used political and social pressures to decrease the use of fossil fuels and preserve forests... but now many are following the money to try and affect change.

9 MIN1 w ago
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The Cost Of Climate Change

Five Economic Firsts

We're seeing a lot of firsts in this economy. Some good, some not so good, some surprising.

9 MIN1 w ago
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Five Economic Firsts

Forever 21's Fast Fashion Fail

Forever 21's bankruptcy filing highlights the flaws in fast fashion.

9 MIN1 w ago
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Forever 21's Fast Fashion Fail

Jobs Friday: Crunching The Numbers

On the first Friday of every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a jobs report which includes the number of new jobs added to the U.S. economy. But how is that number calculated?

9 MIN2 w ago
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Jobs Friday: Crunching The Numbers

Latest Episodes

The 2019 IPO Awards!

2019 has been a very dramatic year for the IPO market. From Uber to Pinterest to WeWork--the headlines just kept coming. We celebrate it all with the first Annual IPO Awards!

9 MIN1 d ago
Comments
The 2019 IPO Awards!

The Jekyll And Hyde Economy

There are so many conflicting indicators about the economy's health, it's difficult to know where we're headed. We present the Jekyll and Hyde economy.

9 MIN3 d ago
Comments
The Jekyll And Hyde Economy

How Stories Shape The Economy

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller talks about his new book, which looks at how narratives drive economic change and may help economists more accurately forecast recessions.

9 MIN4 d ago
Comments
How Stories Shape The Economy

Of Diet Coke And Nobel Prizes

We talk to newly-minted Nobel Prize winner Michael Kremer about using economics to solve real-world problems and what it's like to receive his field's highest honor.

8 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Of Diet Coke And Nobel Prizes

What The %!&$# Is The Repo Market?

Lots of people have been freaking out over the repo market... but what IS the repo market?

7 MIN1 w ago
Comments
What The %!&$# Is The Repo Market?

The U.S. And Global Economy: A New Relationship

The global economy used to have a simple rule: the US leads, everybody else follows. Things have changed.

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The U.S. And Global Economy: A New Relationship

The Cost Of Climate Change

Climate activists have long used political and social pressures to decrease the use of fossil fuels and preserve forests... but now many are following the money to try and affect change.

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Cost Of Climate Change

Five Economic Firsts

We're seeing a lot of firsts in this economy. Some good, some not so good, some surprising.

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Five Economic Firsts

Forever 21's Fast Fashion Fail

Forever 21's bankruptcy filing highlights the flaws in fast fashion.

9 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Forever 21's Fast Fashion Fail

Jobs Friday: Crunching The Numbers

On the first Friday of every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a jobs report which includes the number of new jobs added to the U.S. economy. But how is that number calculated?

9 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Jobs Friday: Crunching The Numbers