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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.

The Indicator from Planet Money NPR

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 7.6K Ratings

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.

    It's Time To Fly

    It's Time To Fly

    People are flying again. But so many airplanes are still parked in storage. Getting them in the air again isn't always so simple.

    • 8 min
    A Beige Revolution - Shaking up the Beige Book

    A Beige Revolution - Shaking up the Beige Book

    It's Beigies season! We honor the Federal Reserve Bank that added two new sections to their Beige Book entry: Worker experience and Minority- and Women- owned Business Enterprises.

    • 7 min
    After The Banks Leave

    After The Banks Leave

    The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the decline of in-person banking. But after a bank branch finally closes down, what happens to the community left behind?

    • 8 min
    What McDonald's Tells Us About The Minimum Wage

    What McDonald's Tells Us About The Minimum Wage

    When the minimum wage goes up, where does the extra pay for workers come from? Princeton economist Orley Ashenfelter turned to McDonald's to look for some answers.

    • 9 min
    How Burlington Powered Through 2020 Without A Website

    How Burlington Powered Through 2020 Without A Website

    Burlington shut down its online store right as the pandemic started, but it still weathered 2020 well. In fact, its stock prices just hit an all time high! What's Burlington's secret to success?

    • 9 min
    How Amazon Defeated The Union

    How Amazon Defeated The Union

    The results are in: Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama will not unionize, for now. We discuss the tactics companies use to keep organized labor at bay.

    • 8 min

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