A pawn shop in Los Angeles, CA.
*Not really. But sort of.
On today's show, we bring you three Planet Money radio stories, each of which looks at something indicator-ish:
1. The price of gold: What A Falling Gold Price Means For Pawn Shops
2. The Beige Book: The 'Ask Your Uncle' Approach To Economics
3. The price of a pedi-cab ride: How To Spend $442 on a 15-minute cab ride
Music: The Helio Sequence's "The Measure," Lykke Li's "Youth Knows No Pain," Hospitality's "The Right Profession," and Daughter's "Youth." Find us: Twitter / Facebook / Spotify / Tumblr. Download the Planet Money iPhone App.