Doom And Boom: We Break Down What's Happening In The Economy : The NPR Politics Podcast Stock markets have had a tough year and inflation has remained stubborn, but the value of the U.S. dollar is strong compared to other currencies and the job market is robust. Here's how to understand the messy politics of the current economic moment.

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Doom And Boom: We Break Down What's Happening In The Economy

Doom And Boom: We Break Down What's Happening In The Economy

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A close-up of the front of the United States 100-dollar bill bearing the portrait of US statesman, inventor and diplomat Benjamin Franklin is seen December 7, 2010 in Washington, D.C. PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A close-up of the front of the United States 100-dollar bill bearing the portrait of US statesman, inventor and diplomat Benjamin Franklin is seen December 7, 2010 in Washington, D.C.

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Stock markets have had a tough year and inflation has remained stubborn, but the value of the U.S. dollar is strong compared to other currencies and the job market is robust. Here's how to understand the messy politics of the current economic moment.

Learn more about upcoming live shows of The NPR Politics Podcast at nprpresents.org.

Support the show and unlock sponsor-free listening with a subscription to The NPR Politics Podcast Plus. Learn more at plus.npr.org/politics

Connect:
Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org
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