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The Indicator from Planet Money

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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.

  1. 1.
    Recession Indicators, Pt 111/16/2018
    9:49
  2. 2.
    The Lucky Country11/15/2018
    9:22
  3. 3.
    Oil Up, Oil Down11/14/2018
    8:25
  4. 4.
    The Problem With The Pink Tax11/13/2018
    9:58
  5. 5.
    Recession Suppression Needs Policy Aggression 11/12/2018
    10:00
  6. 6.
    The 401(k) Turns 4011/09/2018
    9:41
  7. 7.
    All Aboard The Bankmobile!11/08/2018
    9:09
  8. 8.
    Your Lifetime Value Score11/07/2018
    9:13
  1. 9.
    Stacey And Cardiff Answer To The People11/06/2018
    9:53
  2. 10.
    Ode On A Grecian Tax11/05/2018
    9:43
  3. 11.
    How Companies Cope (With A Tight Labor Market) 11/02/2018
    9:40
  4. 12.
    Why Ecuador Uses The Dollar? 11/01/2018
    9:53
  5. 13.
    Paranormal Profits10/31/2018
    9:25
  6. 14.
    The Best Day For Payday10/30/2018
    9:01
  7. 15.
    Judgement Bonds10/29/2018
    10:00
  8. 16.
    Lotteries And Happiness10/26/2018
    9:54
  9. 17.
    Difficulty With The Deficit10/25/2018
    9:59
  10. 18.
    The Rise of the Machines10/24/2018
    9:59
  11. 19.
    Of Wages And Warehouses10/23/2018
    9:29
  12. 20.
    Short Shrift For Short Sellers10/22/2018
    9:11
  13. 21.
    Tears For Sears10/19/2018
    9:58
  14. 22.
    Beating Bollywood10/18/2018
    9:56
  15. 23.
    Gross Dank Product10/17/2018
    6:13
  16. 24.
    A Snapshot Of Poverty In America10/16/2018
    9:09
  17. 25.
    Overrated/Underrated: Nobel Prizes, Conversations, And Our Descendants10/15/2018
    9:52
  18. 26.
    The Economics of Apologies10/12/2018
    9:39
  19. 27.
    China's Brave New World10/11/2018
    9:48
  20. 28.
    Life On China's Blacklist10/10/2018
    10:01
  21. 29.
    China's Social Credit System10/09/2018
    9:51
  22. 30.
    The Iron Lotus10/08/2018
    8:57
  23. 31.
    Who's Hiring?10/05/2018
    7:29
  24. 32.
    What Comes Afta NAFTA10/04/2018
    9:44
  25. 33.
    What Happened To GE?10/03/2018
    10:00
  26. 34.
    Zeitgeist-y Bubbles 10/02/2018
    9:49
  27. 35.
    D.C.'s Billion-Dollar Lawsuit10/01/2018
    8:59
  28. 36.
    The Case Of The Pricey Frito09/28/2018
    9:28
  29. 37.
    Baby Got Buybacks09/27/2018
    8:15
  30. 38.
    Tariffs And Tourists And Trade Wars, Oh My! 09/26/2018
    9:56
  31. 39.
    Less Risky Business09/25/2018
    9:49
  32. 40.
    Saudi Arabia & The Paradox of Plenty09/24/2018
    9:22
  33. 41.
    Rent!09/21/2018
    8:49
  34. 42.
    The Young And The Restless 09/20/2018
    8:26
  35. 43.
    The Psychological Effects Of The Financial Crisis, Lingering09/19/2018
    8:40
  36. 44.
    Work Work Work09/18/2018
    7:12
  37. 45.
    Down Clown09/17/2018
    9:31
  38. 46.
    Handle With Care09/14/2018
    9:56
  39. 47.
    The Price Of Rice In Japan09/13/2018
    9:32
  40. 48.
    Free Tuition; False Economy?09/12/2018
    9:41
  41. 49.
    The Liars Of Romance09/11/2018
    9:49
  42. 50.
    Call The Midwife Back09/10/2018
    9:12
  43. 51.
    Your Jobs Questions, Answered09/07/2018
    9:34
  44. 52.
    Why Aren't We More Productive?09/06/2018
    9:52
  45. 53.
    NAFTA-splainer09/05/2018
    9:56
  46. 54.
    Making The Case For Removing Tariffs09/04/2018
    9:52
  47. 55.
    The Original Bailout08/31/2018
    10:00
  48. 56.
    Aging Up08/30/2018
    9:58
  49. 57.
    Mind the Pay Gap08/29/2018
    8:22
  50. 58.
    Hurricane Joseph & The Calculator That Time Forgot08/28/2018
    8:33
  51. 59.
    The Measure Of A Tragedy08/27/2018
    9:57
  52. 60.
    The Art of War. It's Not For Everyone 08/24/2018
    8:55
  53. 61.
    Beyond GDP08/23/2018
    9:49
  54. 62.
    The Underrated Economists08/22/2018
    9:46
  55. 63.
    Why People Can't Get Work Done At Work08/21/2018
    9:53
  56. 64.
    The Indicator Goes To The Beach With Tim Harford08/20/2018
    9:51
  57. 65.
    Donald Trump's Economic Strategy... Maybe?08/17/2018
    9:57
  58. 66.
    We Buy A Cryptokitty!08/16/2018
    9:59
  59. 67.
    Cryptokitties: The Download On Digital Cats08/15/2018
    10:13
  60. 68.
    From Prison To The Workforce08/14/2018
    10:16
  61. 69.
    Messy Desks, Light Bulbs & Dune08/13/2018
    9:35
  62. 70.
    Privacy Please: Why Public Companies Go Private (Or Vice Versa)08/10/2018
    9:26
  63. 71.
    The OG Yield Curve Whisperer08/09/2018
    9:54
  64. 72.
    Trickle-down Economics: Pricing H2O08/08/2018
    9:06
  65. 73.
    Sanctions, Iran, And The Battle Over SWIFT08/07/2018
    8:46
  66. 74.
    Tariffs, Now With Extra Cheese08/06/2018
    9:59
  67. 75.
    Beating The Clock On Jobs (Summer) Friday 08/03/2018
    7:31
  68. 76.
    Grey Poupon And The Cultural Divide08/02/2018
    9:42
  69. 77.
    What A Tariff Looks Like08/01/2018
    10:06
  70. 78.
    What's In Your Paycheck?07/31/2018
    10:51
  71. 79.
    Putin Vs. Russia's Economy07/30/2018
    8:08
  72. 80.
    GDP, OMG!07/27/2018
    9:55
  73. 81.
    When Oracles Err07/26/2018
    10:10
  74. 82.
    The Diamond-Water Paradox07/25/2018
    9:30
  75. 83.
    Trump Vs. The Fed, Or Trump Vs... Trump? 07/24/2018
    9:46
  76. 84.
    Google's Mobile Monopoly07/23/2018
    8:59
  77. 85.
    The Market For Air07/20/2018
    9:50
  78. 86.
    Three Indicators To Keep A (Side)eye On 07/19/2018
    8:07
  79. 87.
    Trade Wars And The Batman Problem07/18/2018
    10:13
  80. 88.
    Saving Women07/17/2018
    9:10
  81. 89.
    Japan's Ninja Shortage07/16/2018
    9:52
  82. 90.
    We Hear You07/13/2018
    9:52
  83. 91.
    The Last Straw07/12/2018
    10:25
  84. 92.
    Fed Accounts For All!07/11/2018
    9:26
  85. 93.
    The Price of A Hyundai in Iran07/10/2018
    8:58
  86. 94.
    The Recession Predictor, Still Predictive?07/09/2018
    8:47
  87. 95.
    Jobs: 10 Questions in 10 Minutes07/06/2018
    11:38
  88. 96.
    The Long French Goodbye 07/05/2018
    9:36
  89. 97.
    Star Spangled Indicator07/03/2018
    9:11
  90. 98.
    The Problem With Unobservable Variables07/02/2018
    9:56
  91. 99.
    Dungeons & Dragons & Balance Sheets06/29/2018
    9:37
  92. 100.
    Bubble, Bubble, Oil And Trouble06/28/2018
    7:08
  93. 101.
    Happy Birthday, Smith v. Keynes06/27/2018
    9:58
  94. 102.
    Sallie Krawcheck on #MeToo, Dodd Frank, & Cronuts06/26/2018
    9:58
  95. 103.
    The Beautiful Indicator06/25/2018
    9:56
  96. 104.
    MoviePass / Fail?06/22/2018
    10:42
  97. 105.
    Teenage (Employment) Wasteland06/21/2018
    10:48
  98. 106.
    The Plight Of The Living Dead06/20/2018
    9:59
  99. 107.
    The Measure Of A Tragedy06/19/2018
    9:39
  100. 108.
    The Art Of The Trade War06/18/2018
    9:50
  101. 109.
    Gettin' Giggy With It06/15/2018
    9:58
  102. 110.
    Trading Spaces06/14/2018
    9:49
  103. 111.
    Dude, Where's My Trade War?06/13/2018
    11:03
  104. 112.
    CBO vs. POTUS06/12/2018
    9:59
  105. 113.
    Let Them Eat Marshmallows06/11/2018
    9:56
  106. 114.
    Positively 23rd Street06/08/2018
    9:49
  107. 115.
    When Retirement Advice Goes Viral06/07/2018
    10:00
  108. 116.
    Social Insecurity06/06/2018
    10:00
  109. 117.
    Do You Have $400?06/05/2018
    7:09
  110. 118.
    The Economics of Vaccines06/04/2018
    8:42
  111. 119.
    To Err Is Human, To Revise Divine06/01/2018
    9:58
  112. 120.
    Internet a la Carte05/31/2018
    10:51
  113. 121.
    Money For Moms 05/30/2018
    9:32
  114. 122.
    Banking's Regulation Rollback05/29/2018
    9:15
  115. 123.
    Earnings Calls Gone Wild 05/25/2018
    9:56
  116. 124.
    The Money Detectives05/24/2018
    9:01
  117. 125.
    Most Inane Deduction?05/23/2018
    8:07
  118. 126.
    Women in Bondland 05/22/2018
    9:18
  119. 127.
    Stacey And Cardiff Take On The Commencement Speech05/21/2018
    9:32
  120. 128.
    Time Bandits05/18/2018
    9:05
  121. 129.
    SNAP Back To Reality05/17/2018
    8:26
  122. 130.
    All Bets Are On05/16/2018
    8:33
  123. 131.
    Rising Rates Vs. The Housing Market05/15/2018
    8:13
  124. 132.
    The Semiconductor Standoff05/14/2018
    8:59
  125. 133.
    In Vino, Veritas by Numbers05/11/2018
    9:32
  126. 134.
    Failing College05/10/2018
    9:20
  127. 135.
    Indicator and Beyond05/09/2018
    9:18
  128. 136.
    The Good, The Bad and The Tax Cuts05/08/2018
    8:21
  129. 137.
    The 'I' Of The LIBOR05/07/2018
    9:54
  130. 138.
    The Perks Of Counting The Wallflowers05/04/2018
    9:20
  131. 139.
    Baby Bubbles05/03/2018
    8:31
  132. 140.
    Aging Up05/02/2018
    9:52
  133. 141.
    The Only Prescription Is More Transparency05/01/2018
    9:34
  134. 142.
    Inflation Target Acquired04/30/2018
    8:28
  135. 143.
    The Homeless Count04/27/2018
    9:05
  136. 144.
    California's Housing Conundrum04/26/2018
    8:11
  137. 145.
    The Farm Labor Drought04/25/2018
    9:32
  138. 146.
    When China's Ships Come In04/24/2018
    8:32
  139. 147.
    3 Things You Didn't Know About LA04/23/2018
    9:45
  140. 148.
    The New Bond Villain04/20/2018
    9:21
  141. 149.
    Amazon vs Trump Goes Postal04/19/2018
    10:14
  142. 150.
    Lawn Chair Economics04/18/2018
    8:57
  143. 151.
    Tax Refunds, A Habitual Health Problem04/17/2018
    9:08
  144. 152.
    The Loan Ranger04/16/2018
    9:15
  145. 153.
    Congress Does Not Compute04/13/2018
    10:22
  146. 154.
    Unsung Indicators04/12/2018
    7:07
  147. 155.
    Deficit Attention Disorder04/11/2018
    9:03
  148. 156.
    Tyler Cowen Rates America 04/10/2018
    7:50
  149. 157.
    Mind The Pay Gap04/09/2018
    8:24
  150. 158.
    Where The Jobs Are04/06/2018
    8:17
  151. 159.
    Morbidity, Peak Child, And Collective Pessimism 04/05/2018
    8:18
  152. 160.
    Stop, Collaborate, And Listen04/04/2018
    8:18
  153. 161.
    The Original Bailout04/03/2018
    9:54
  154. 162.
    China, Tariffs, And The Hogs Of War04/02/2018
    7:24
  155. 163.
    Disability In Decline03/29/2018
    8:12
  156. 164.
    Dollars And Census03/28/2018
    7:32
  157. 165.
    Costly Care In America03/27/2018
    6:58
  158. 166.
    Dollars for Data03/26/2018
    9:19
  159. 167.
    The Oil Rig Count03/23/2018
    7:31
  160. 168.
    Too Small To Fail03/22/2018
    8:06
  161. 169.
    Trump vs. Trudeau: Both Right, Both Wrong03/21/2018
    8:48
  162. 170.
    A Brief History of Tariffs 03/20/2018
    8:33
  163. 171.
    The Reinvention Of The IPO03/19/2018
    11:09
  164. 172.
    The Bear Necessities03/16/2018
    8:03
  165. 173.
    Calculated Risk, Calculated Caution03/15/2018
    8:26
  166. 174.
    What Trade Organization?03/14/2018
    7:59
  167. 175.
    Bonds... Japanese Bonds03/13/2018
    10:38
  168. 176.
    Hurricane Joseph & The Calculator That Time Forgot03/12/2018
    8:29
  169. 177.
    The Jobs Report: Where The Ladies At?03/09/2018
    7:52
  170. 178.
    Let's Get Ready to Retail!03/08/2018
    8:20
  171. 179.
    A Child Prodigy, A Nervous Breakdown, and The Discovery of Romantic Poetry03/07/2018
    7:20
  172. 180.
    Cobalt: Rare and Everywhere 03/06/2018
    12:23
  173. 181.
    Sticker Shock: The State Of The American Car Industry 03/05/2018
    6:44
  174. 182.
    Oil's Magic Price03/02/2018
    5:19
  175. 183.
    The Cost of Life in America03/01/2018
    7:57
  176. 184.
    More Band For Your Buck02/28/2018
    8:57
  177. 185.
    The Case For Overshooting 02/27/2018
    8:28
  178. 186.
    Productivity With A Side Of Chicken02/26/2018
    8:31
  179. 187.
    Guns And The Trump Slump02/23/2018
    7:25
  180. 188.
    The 28-Hour Work Week02/22/2018
    6:57
  181. 189.
    The Olympics, Afrofuturism and Sichuan Food02/21/2018
    7:03
  182. 190.
    The Spy Who Trolled Me02/20/2018
    6:24
  183. 191.
    Craft Beer Hops the Shark02/16/2018
    6:03
  184. 192.
    Overshooting, Tipping Points, and ABBA02/15/2018
    5:58
  185. 193.
    Stimulus Response02/14/2018
    6:31
  186. 194.
    Sanctions on Ice02/13/2018
    5:21
  187. 195.
    Fear: The Index02/12/2018
    7:18
  188. 196.
    The Job Market Is Almost There02/09/2018
    8:37
  189. 197.
    The Market for Stolen Passwords02/08/2018
    6:54
  190. 198.
    Obama, Trump, And Trade02/07/2018
    5:18
  191. 199.
    Dow De Ching 02/06/2018
    5:35
  192. 200.
    Wells Fargo's Corset02/05/2018
    5:23

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