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An oil boom, a property slump and dental deflation

An oil boom, a property slump and dental deflation

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Indicators of the week is back! This time, we explore why oil and gas companies are pulling in record profits, whether bad commercial property debt is likely to spark a financial crisis and how much a lost tooth goes for in this economy.

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What could break next? (Apple / Spotify)

What's really happening with the Evergrande liquidation (Apple / Spotify)

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For sponsor-free episodes of The Indicator from Planet Money, subscribe to Planet Money+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.

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Drop Electric. Find us: TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Newsletter.