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.
Overdraft fees: From perk to penalty
Banks make billions on overdraft fees every year. So why are some of them walking away now?
Indicators to watch in 2022
It's a new year so that means it's time to choose our indicators to watch! Listen to find out what we will be tracking in the economy for 2022.
How a bank messaging system could decimate Russia
Russia has the United States and its allies worried about a potential invasion of Ukraine. One of the most painful sanctions NATO could impose would cut Russia's economy from the world.
Even you can buy a house with cash
In this frenzied housing market, offering cash gives you a huge advantage. It used to be only wealthy people and investors could do it. But now some lenders will let everyday homebuyers put in a cash offer too.
Metabucks: Microsoft offers $69 billion to buy Activision Blizzard
Microsoft just announced its intention to buy video game developer, Activision Blizzard, for almost $70 billion. This has some people speculating about Microsoft's future metaverse aspirations.
TikTok made me buy it
TikTok has become one of the most popular social media platforms in the world, and increasingly, a powerful tool for marketing. Today, we learn why TikTok makes us buy.
Being entertaining, insightful and accurate
Best show on economics, so good in explaining how economy impact our lives without been oversimplifying.
Amazing show, really interesting. Particularly like when they get a bit technical cause they explain it so well.
Great show, but...
Really informative, but over the last few months the host Stacey has grown in to a bit of a giggly airhead who doesn’t listen to guests and co-hosts and constantly interrupts them to make what she obviously thinks are funny quips. They generally aren’t funny. Rude and unprofessional.