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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.
    The Young And The Restless 20 September 2018
    8:26
  2. 2.
    The Psychological Effects Of The Financial Crisis, Lingering19 September 2018
    8:40
  3. 3.
    Work Work Work18 September 2018
    7:12
  4. 4.
    Down Clown17 September 2018
    9:31
  5. 5.
    Handle With Care14 September 2018
    9:56
  6. 6.
    The Price Of Rice In Japan13 September 2018
    9:32
  7. 7.
    Free Tuition; False Economy?12 September 2018
    9:41
  8. 8.
    The Liars Of Romance11 September 2018
    9:49
  1. 9.
    Call The Midwife Back10 September 2018
    9:12
  2. 10.
    Your Jobs Questions, Answered7 September 2018
    9:34
  3. 11.
    Why Aren't We More Productive?6 September 2018
    9:52
  4. 12.
    NAFTA-splainer5 September 2018
    9:56
  5. 13.
    Making The Case For Removing Tariffs4 September 2018
    9:52
  6. 14.
    The Original Bailout31 August 2018
    10:00
  7. 15.
    Aging Up30 August 2018
    9:58
  8. 16.
    Mind the Pay Gap29 August 2018
    8:22
  9. 17.
    Hurricane Joseph & The Calculator That Time Forgot28 August 2018
    8:33
  10. 18.
    The Measure Of A Tragedy27 August 2018
    9:57
  11. 19.
    The Art of War. It's Not For Everyone 24 August 2018
    8:55
  12. 20.
    Beyond GDP23 August 2018
    9:49
  13. 21.
    The Underrated Economists22 August 2018
    9:46
  14. 22.
    Why People Can't Get Work Done At Work21 August 2018
    9:53
  15. 23.
    The Indicator Goes To The Beach With Tim Harford20 August 2018
    9:51
  16. 24.
    Donald Trump's Economic Strategy... Maybe?17 August 2018
    9:57
  17. 25.
    We Buy A Cryptokitty!16 August 2018
    9:59
  18. 26.
    Cryptokitties: The Download On Digital Cats15 August 2018
    10:13
  19. 27.
    From Prison To The Workforce14 August 2018
    10:16
  20. 28.
    Messy Desks, Light Bulbs & Dune13 August 2018
    9:35
  21. 29.
    Privacy Please: Why Public Companies Go Private (Or Vice Versa)10 August 2018
    9:26
  22. 30.
    The OG Yield Curve Whisperer9 August 2018
    9:54
  23. 31.
    Trickle-down Economics: Pricing H2O8 August 2018
    9:06
  24. 32.
    Sanctions, Iran, And The Battle Over SWIFT7 August 2018
    8:46
  25. 33.
    Tariffs, Now With Extra Cheese6 August 2018
    9:59
  26. 34.
    Beating The Clock On Jobs (Summer) Friday 3 August 2018
    7:31
  27. 35.
    Grey Poupon And The Cultural Divide2 August 2018
    9:42
  28. 36.
    What A Tariff Looks Like1 August 2018
    10:06
  29. 37.
    What's In Your Paycheck?31 July 2018
    10:51
  30. 38.
    Putin Vs. Russia's Economy30 July 2018
    8:08
  31. 39.
    GDP, OMG!27 July 2018
    9:55
  32. 40.
    When Oracles Err26 July 2018
    10:10
  33. 41.
    The Diamond-Water Paradox25 July 2018
    9:30
  34. 42.
    Trump Vs. The Fed, Or Trump Vs... Trump? 24 July 2018
    9:46
  35. 43.
    Google's Mobile Monopoly23 July 2018
    8:59
  36. 44.
    The Market For Air20 July 2018
    9:50
  37. 45.
    Three Indicators To Keep A (Side)eye On 19 July 2018
    8:07
  38. 46.
    Trade Wars And The Batman Problem18 July 2018
    10:13
  39. 47.
    Saving Women17 July 2018
    9:10
  40. 48.
    Japan's Ninja Shortage16 July 2018
    9:52
  41. 49.
    We Hear You13 July 2018
    9:52
  42. 50.
    The Last Straw12 July 2018
    10:25
  43. 51.
    Fed Accounts For All!11 July 2018
    9:26
  44. 52.
    The Price of A Hyundai in Iran10 July 2018
    8:58
  45. 53.
    The Recession Predictor, Still Predictive?9 July 2018
    8:47
  46. 54.
    Jobs: 10 Questions in 10 Minutes6 July 2018
    11:38
  47. 55.
    The Long French Goodbye 5 July 2018
    9:36
  48. 56.
    Star Spangled Indicator3 July 2018
    9:11
  49. 57.
    The Problem With Unobservable Variables2 July 2018
    9:56
  50. 58.
    Dungeons & Dragons & Balance Sheets29 June 2018
    9:37
  51. 59.
    Bubble, Bubble, Oil And Trouble28 June 2018
    7:08
  52. 60.
    Happy Birthday, Smith v. Keynes27 June 2018
    9:58
  53. 61.
    Sallie Krawcheck on #MeToo, Dodd Frank, & Cronuts26 June 2018
    9:58
  54. 62.
    The Beautiful Indicator25 June 2018
    9:56
  55. 63.
    MoviePass / Fail?22 June 2018
    10:42
  56. 64.
    Teenage (Employment) Wasteland21 June 2018
    10:48
  57. 65.
    The Plight Of The Living Dead20 June 2018
    9:59
  58. 66.
    The Measure Of A Tragedy19 June 2018
    9:39
  59. 67.
    The Art Of The Trade War18 June 2018
    9:50
  60. 68.
    Gettin' Giggy With It15 June 2018
    9:58
  61. 69.
    Trading Spaces14 June 2018
    9:49
  62. 70.
    Dude, Where's My Trade War?13 June 2018
    11:03
  63. 71.
    CBO vs. POTUS12 June 2018
    9:59
  64. 72.
    Let Them Eat Marshmallows11 June 2018
    9:56
  65. 73.
    Positively 23rd Street8 June 2018
    9:49
  66. 74.
    When Retirement Advice Goes Viral7 June 2018
    10:00
  67. 75.
    Social Insecurity6 June 2018
    10:00
  68. 76.
    Do You Have $400?5 June 2018
    7:09
  69. 77.
    The Economics of Vaccines4 June 2018
    8:42
  70. 78.
    To Err Is Human, To Revise Divine1 June 2018
    9:58
  71. 79.
    Internet a la Carte31 May 2018
    10:51
  72. 80.
    Money For Moms 30 May 2018
    9:32
  73. 81.
    Banking's Regulation Rollback29 May 2018
    9:15
  74. 82.
    Earnings Calls Gone Wild 25 May 2018
    9:56
  75. 83.
    The Money Detectives24 May 2018
    9:01
  76. 84.
    Most Inane Deduction?23 May 2018
    8:07
  77. 85.
    Women in Bondland 22 May 2018
    9:18
  78. 86.
    Stacey And Cardiff Take On The Commencement Speech21 May 2018
    9:32
  79. 87.
    Time Bandits18 May 2018
    9:05
  80. 88.
    SNAP Back To Reality17 May 2018
    8:26
  81. 89.
    All Bets Are On16 May 2018
    8:33
  82. 90.
    Rising Rates Vs. The Housing Market15 May 2018
    8:13
  83. 91.
    The Semiconductor Standoff14 May 2018
    8:59
  84. 92.
    In Vino, Veritas by Numbers11 May 2018
    9:32
  85. 93.
    Failing College10 May 2018
    9:20
  86. 94.
    Indicator and Beyond9 May 2018
    9:18
  87. 95.
    The Good, The Bad and The Tax Cuts8 May 2018
    8:21
  88. 96.
    The 'I' Of The LIBOR7 May 2018
    9:54
  89. 97.
    The Perks Of Counting The Wallflowers4 May 2018
    9:20
  90. 98.
    Baby Bubbles3 May 2018
    8:31
  91. 99.
    Aging Up2 May 2018
    9:52
  92. 100.
    The Only Prescription Is More Transparency1 May 2018
    9:34
  93. 101.
    Inflation Target Acquired30 April 2018
    8:28
  94. 102.
    The Homeless Count27 April 2018
    9:05
  95. 103.
    California's Housing Conundrum26 April 2018
    8:11
  96. 104.
    The Farm Labor Drought25 April 2018
    9:32
  97. 105.
    When China's Ships Come In24 April 2018
    8:32
  98. 106.
    3 Things You Didn't Know About LA23 April 2018
    9:45
  99. 107.
    The New Bond Villain20 April 2018
    9:21
  100. 108.
    Amazon vs Trump Goes Postal19 April 2018
    10:14
  101. 109.
    Lawn Chair Economics18 April 2018
    8:57
  102. 110.
    Tax Refunds, A Habitual Health Problem17 April 2018
    9:08
  103. 111.
    The Loan Ranger16 April 2018
    9:15
  104. 112.
    Congress Does Not Compute13 April 2018
    10:22
  105. 113.
    Unsung Indicators12 April 2018
    7:07
  106. 114.
    Deficit Attention Disorder11 April 2018
    9:03
  107. 115.
    Tyler Cowen Rates America 10 April 2018
    7:50
  108. 116.
    Mind The Pay Gap9 April 2018
    8:24
  109. 117.
    Where The Jobs Are6 April 2018
    8:17
  110. 118.
    Morbidity, Peak Child, And Collective Pessimism 5 April 2018
    8:18
  111. 119.
    Stop, Collaborate, And Listen4 April 2018
    8:18
  112. 120.
    The Original Bailout3 April 2018
    9:54
  113. 121.
    China, Tariffs, And The Hogs Of War2 April 2018
    7:24
  114. 122.
    Disability In Decline29 March 2018
    8:12
  115. 123.
    Dollars And Census28 March 2018
    7:32
  116. 124.
    Costly Care In America27 March 2018
    6:58
  117. 125.
    Dollars for Data26 March 2018
    9:19
  118. 126.
    The Oil Rig Count23 March 2018
    7:31
  119. 127.
    Too Small To Fail22 March 2018
    8:06
  120. 128.
    Trump vs. Trudeau: Both Right, Both Wrong21 March 2018
    8:48
  121. 129.
    A Brief History of Tariffs 20 March 2018
    8:33
  122. 130.
    The Reinvention Of The IPO19 March 2018
    11:09
  123. 131.
    The Bear Necessities16 March 2018
    8:03
  124. 132.
    Calculated Risk, Calculated Caution15 March 2018
    8:26
  125. 133.
    What Trade Organization?14 March 2018
    7:59
  126. 134.
    Bonds... Japanese Bonds13 March 2018
    10:38
  127. 135.
    Hurricane Joseph & The Calculator That Time Forgot12 March 2018
    8:29
  128. 136.
    The Jobs Report: Where The Ladies At?9 March 2018
    7:52
  129. 137.
    Let's Get Ready to Retail!8 March 2018
    8:20
  130. 138.
    A Child Prodigy, A Nervous Breakdown, and The Discovery of Romantic Poetry7 March 2018
    7:20
  131. 139.
    Cobalt: Rare and Everywhere 6 March 2018
    12:23
  132. 140.
    Sticker Shock: The State Of The American Car Industry 5 March 2018
    6:44
  133. 141.
    Oil's Magic Price2 March 2018
    5:19
  134. 142.
    The Cost of Life in America1 March 2018
    7:57
  135. 143.
    More Band For Your Buck28 February 2018
    8:57
  136. 144.
    The Case For Overshooting 27 February 2018
    8:28
  137. 145.
    Productivity With A Side Of Chicken26 February 2018
    8:31
  138. 146.
    Guns And The Trump Slump23 February 2018
    7:25
  139. 147.
    The 28-Hour Work Week22 February 2018
    6:57
  140. 148.
    The Olympics, Afrofuturism and Sichuan Food21 February 2018
    7:03
  141. 149.
    The Spy Who Trolled Me20 February 2018
    6:24
  142. 150.
    Craft Beer Hops the Shark16 February 2018
    6:03
  143. 151.
    Overshooting, Tipping Points, and ABBA15 February 2018
    5:58
  144. 152.
    Stimulus Response14 February 2018
    6:31
  145. 153.
    Sanctions on Ice13 February 2018
    5:21
  146. 154.
    Fear: The Index12 February 2018
    7:18
  147. 155.
    The Job Market Is Almost There9 February 2018
    8:37
  148. 156.
    The Market for Stolen Passwords8 February 2018
    6:54
  149. 157.
    Obama, Trump, And Trade7 February 2018
    5:18
  150. 158.
    Dow De Ching 6 February 2018
    5:35
  151. 159.
    Wells Fargo's Corset5 February 2018
    5:23
  152. 160.
    How Are They Doing Now?2 February 2018
    5:35
  153. 161.
    What America Sells To The World1 February 2018
    6:15
  154. 162.
    Janet Yellen's Mystery Story31 January 2018
    6:48
  155. 163.
    Weed GDP30 January 2018
    6:05
  156. 164.
    The Black Car Fund29 January 2018
    6:57
  157. 165.
    Amazon, IPOs, and the Queen of the Demonweb Pits26 January 2018
    7:17
  158. 166.
    A Mafia Story With a Twist25 January 2018
    7:51
  159. 167.
    A Long-Term Bet Gone Bust24 January 2018
    6:31
  160. 168.
    Google Selfies23 January 2018
    5:24
  161. 169.
    I Can't Believe It's Not Budget22 January 2018
    5:57
  162. 170.
    The Rise and Fall and Rise of Oil Prices19 January 2018
    7:04
  163. 171.
    The Beigies18 January 2018
    9:20
  164. 172.
    Saudi Arabia After Oil: An IPO, Tech Jobs, and Yanni17 January 2018
    7:19
  165. 173.
    The Case For Earmarks16 January 2018
    7:08
  166. 174.
    The Recession Predictor12 January 2018
    9:06
  167. 175.
    Such Cryptocurrency. So Amaze.11 January 2018
    8:11
  168. 176.
    The War On Coal10 January 2018
    4:35
  169. 177.
    Why Quitting Is Awesome9 January 2018
    6:08
  170. 178.
    What To Do About Inequality8 January 2018
    7:06
  171. 179.
    Hidden Gems of the Jobs Report5 January 2018
    6:07
  172. 180.
    Just Another Manic January4 January 2018
    5:55
  173. 181.
    Corruption, Protests, and the Price of Eggs in Iran3 January 2018
    6:02
  174. 182.
    The Next Debt Crunch2 January 2018
    7:36
  175. 183.
    The 50-Year Newspaper29 December 2017
    7:22
  176. 184.
    Our Indicators Of The Year27 December 2017
    9:11
  177. 185.
    How Airfare Is Changing22 December 2017
    5:42
  178. 186.
    Could The Republican Tax Bill Help Democrats Later?20 December 2017
    6:58
  179. 187.
    The Toll Also Rises18 December 2017
    6:27
  180. 188.
    Forget Neutrality15 December 2017
    7:31
  181. 189.
    Full Employment: Are We There Yet?13 December 2017
    6:05
  182. 190.
    Bitcoin, Unemployment, and Mythical Beasts11 December 2017
    7:25
  183. 191.
    Where's My Raise?8 December 2017
    7:57
  184. 192.
    Loopholes And Deficits6 December 2017
    6:36
  185. 193.
    Power Pinch4 December 2017
    7:28
  186. 194.
    Coming Soon1 December 2017
    1:00

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