September 21, 2018 Rents in America are leveling off. At last!
September 20, 2018 Why boom and bust is part and parcel of the emerging economic experience.
September 19, 2018 We hear a lot about the effects of the financial crisis on the economy and markets, but what about the lasting effects it had on our psyches?
September 18, 2018 The availability of work — the availability of jobs for people who want a job and even for people who didn't know they want a job — continues expanding.
Pricilla Mooseburger, one of the characters created by Tricia Manuel, a veteran clown who's seen her industry hurt by menacing depictions in popular culture.
September 17, 2018 Clowns and clowning have been suffering from a chronic branding crisis for decades. Can they fix it?
September 14, 2018 In the midst of a deepening economic crisis, a reporter's dilemma.
September 13, 2018 Demand for Japanese-grown rice is falling. But prices are still going up.
September 12, 2018 Why free tuition may make for better politics than economics.
September 11, 2018 People lie when they're looking for a mate online. Today on the Indicator: the lies we tell online, and how often we tell them.
Whitney Jones with her daughter Raya. Before giving birth, Whitney struggled to find a midwife due to Alabama's restrictive laws.
September 10, 2018 For more than three decades, it was illegal in Alabama to have your baby delivered by a midwife. But last year the state finally legalized midwifery and now it could lead to serious cost savings.
September 7, 2018 Martha Gimbel of the Hiring Lab at Indeed answers listener questions about the job market.
September 6, 2018 Computing and the internet should make us more productive. Or should they?! It's an Indicator mystery.
September 5, 2018 Cardiff gets the lowdown on NAFTA from Soumaya Keynes of The Economist
September 4, 2018 The next round of trade barriers with China could include a 25 percent levy on Chinese antiquities. One dealer went to Washington to tell Congress why that tariff could hurt our allies and ourselves.
August 31, 2018 In 1907, America's financial system ran into trouble. Trust in financial institutions evaporated, and contagion swept through the economy. Then John Pierpont Morgan stepped in.
August 30, 2018 Most people think the best time to start a business is when you're young, but is it?
August 29, 2018 Why do men still make 20 percent more than women in the U.S.?
August 28, 2018 Creative destruction is a fact of economic life that few products can resist. Graphing calculators are a notable exception.
August 27, 2018 The Venezuelan economy has collapsed. Years of economic mismanagement and a deepening political crisis have led to a recession. Yet there's one indicator that can capture this economic catastrophe.
August 24, 2018 "The Art of War" by Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, is one of corporate America's favorite books. But John McWhorter, a linguistics professor at Columbia, isn't convinced about its utility.
August 23, 2018 GDP has been a great indicator, but it may no longer be enough.
August 22, 2018 Today's summer economics read is "What Would the Great Economists Do?" by Linda Yueh, who is a great economist herself.