The Indicator from Planet Money

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.

https://www.npr.org/sections/money/567724614/the-indicator

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 9m. Bisher sind 319 Folge(n) erschienen. Jeden Tag erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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Buying A College Degree: Did Aunt Becky Overpay?


The scandal that dominated the news this week involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to get their kids into the right college. But what is a college degree really worth?


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Saying 'I Do' To Lab-Grown Diamonds


A lot of money is pouring into the global diamond industry, but demand for diamonds has been less than lustrous of late. But, at the same time, money has been pouring into the industry. Why? We have on our hands – a four carat mystery.


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The Economy Inside Your Head


Economics looks at how we make decisions in a world of scarce resources. What happens when the scarce resource is our attention?


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A Tale Of Two Dollar Stores


Dollar stores thrived during the economic downturn--opening thousands of locations across the country. They were recession-proof...but are they recovery-proof?


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March Madness: Britain Leaving The EU


Leaving the EU is unprecedented, but leaving a large trading bloc is not.


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Gender Segregation In The Workplace


The most common jobs for men and the most common jobs for women tend to be different — and this separation has big effects for everyone.


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Inequality In America


Technology is bringing us closer together, but it's also making the world a more unequal place.


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Tampons: That Bloody Sales Tax


Most states in the U.S. have a sales tax on menstrual products. Some states have repealed this so-called Tampon Tax, on the grounds that it's unfair to women. But the repeals come at a cost.


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Trade War And Peace


Trade negotiators from China and the U.S. seem to be closing in on a deal. But it's not clear what the terms will be.


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5 Misconceptions About The Chinese Economy


China's economy is changing fast. We take a look at what people get wrong about the world's second largest economy and what robots and zombies have to do with it.


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