Three market indicators: VIX index rises, the UK's turmoil, Porsche's IPO : The Indicator from Planet Money Sound the alarms because Britain's financial markets are in turmoil. That, plus the upticking 'fear gauge,' and Porsche's vrooming public debut on indicators of the week. Markets edition.

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Indicators of the Week: Markets Edition

Indicators of the Week: Markets Edition

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Today on the show, we take a bumpy ride with financial markets and see how the Bank of England is trying to tame a market meltdown.

That, plus the "fear gauge" and Porsche's stock market debut, on Indicators of the week.

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