The Indicator from Planet Money

By NPR

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.
    It's Time To Fly
    8:46
  2. 2.
    A Beige Revolution - Shaking up the Beige Book
    7:57
  3. 3.
    After The Banks Leave
    8:55
  4. 4.
    What McDonald's Tells Us About The Minimum Wage
    9:27
  5. 5.
    How Burlington Powered Through 2020 Without A Website
    9:57
  6. 6.
    How Amazon Defeated The Union
    8:53
  7. 7.
    Indicator Favs: How An Econ Experiment Changed Lives
    9:41
  8. 8.
    Indicator Favs: The Case Of The Pricey Fritos
    9:48
  1. 9.
    Indicator Favs: The Rise Of The Machines
    9:56
  2. 10.
    Indicator Favs: The Recession Predictor
    9:53
  3. 11.
    Indicator Favs: Let's Get Ready To Retail
    9:33
  4. 12.
    Peak Gasoline And Cardiff Fare Thee Well
    9:42
  5. 13.
    The Virtual Office
    9:59
  6. 14.
    15 Million N95s Without A Buyer
    9:13
  7. 15.
    Schmoozing And The Gender Gap
    9:24
  8. 16.
    Boats And Bull Markets: Indicators Of The Week
    9:09
  9. 17.
    Stimulus And The Shopper
    9:37
  10. 18.
    Facebook And The News: It's Complicated
    9:55
  11. 19.
    Rise of the Robocall
    9:58
  12. 20.
    Myths And Realities Of America's Rural Economy
    9:39
  13. 21.
    Indicators of the Week! Interest Rates and Global Poverty
    9:34
  14. 22.
    The Giant Pool Of Unmatched Music Royalties
    9:50
  15. 23.
    A Culinary Tour Of Brexit
    9:40
  16. 24.
    The Covid Reset: A Chat With Constance Hunter
    9:10
  17. 25.
    PLEASE sell me a home!
    9:59
  18. 26.
    Chips, Cars and the Baby Bust
    9:34
  19. 27.
    One Year Later: Indicators On The Pandemic Economy
    8:48
  20. 28.
    Market Power To The Beeple
    9:56
  21. 29.
    The $200k NBA NFT
    9:44
  22. 30.
    Grateful For Taxes
    9:28
  23. 31.
    Jobs Friday: Better! Still Not Good Tho
    9:26
  24. 32.
    Of Puppies and Profits: The Beigie Awards
    8:49
  25. 33.
    The Biden Relief Bill: Who Gets What
    9:35
  26. 34.
    Are The Simpsons Still Middle Class?
    9:43
  27. 35.
    Empty Houses, Reclaimed
    9:09
  28. 36.
    Unemployment Insurance And Vaccines: Who's Left Behind?
    9:30
  29. 37.
    2021: The Year Of The Recovery?
    9:16
  30. 38.
    The $1,000 Power Bill
    9:59
  31. 39.
    Seeking Refuge On The Open Road
    9:59
  32. 40.
    Alabama: The Newest Union Battleground
    9:56
  33. 41.
    Cold Fronts, Propane And New Jobs - Indicators Of The Week
    9:08
  34. 42.
    Bitcoin - The Religion
    9:48
  35. 43.
    Inside A Restaurant's Final Days
    9:59
  36. 44.
    Unsung Economists: Arthur Lewis
    9:54
  37. 45.
    Days Of COVID And Roses
    9:55
  38. 46.
    The Pen Is Mightier Than The Suit
    9:59
  39. 47.
    China-U.S. Trade Agreement Fail
    9:08
  40. 48.
    Who Let The Doge(coin) Out?
    9:39
  41. 49.
    The Power of Humor
    8:48
  42. 50.
    Jobs Friday: Extremely Not Good
    9:02

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