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Craft Beer Hops the Shark
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Craft Beer Hops the Shark

As craft beer exploded over the last decade, the hops business boomed. Then came the bust.

Craft Beer Hops the Shark

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Overshooting, Tipping Points, and ABBA
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Overshooting, Tipping Points, and ABBA

How a classic econ book explains ABBA's costumes (among other things).

Overshooting, Tipping Points, and ABBA

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Stimulus Response
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Stimulus Response

An economist from the Obama administration thinks the economy still needs stimulus. Will the Republican tax and spending bills provide it?

Stimulus Response

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Sanctions on Ice
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Sanctions on Ice

A story of sanctions, the Olympics, and a secret wing of the North Korean government.

Sanctions on Ice

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Fear: The Index
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Fear: The Index

An index that was invented to measure people's expectations about the stock market may be driving the market itself.

Fear: The Index

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The Job Market Is Almost There
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The Job Market Is Almost There

Today on the show: What our three favorite jobs numbers tell us about the state of the economy.

The Job Market Is Almost There

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The Market for Stolen Passwords
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The Market for Stolen Passwords

A stolen Amazon password costs $10. Bank of America is $25. What a price list discovered on the dark web says about about the market for your stolen passwords.

The Market for Stolen Passwords

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Obama, Trump, And Trade
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Obama, Trump, And Trade

President Trump's new tariff on solar panels kicks in this week. But the story of where that tariff comes from goes back to the Obama administration.

Obama, Trump, And Trade

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Dow De Ching
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Dow De Ching

The stock market's drop over the past few days wasn't weird. What was weird was what the market did for all of 2017.

Dow De Ching

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Wells Fargo's Corset
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Wells Fargo's Corset

The Federal Reserve just told Wells Fargo it can't grow. On today's show: Why that's a big deal for Wells Fargo, and for other big banks.

Wells Fargo's Corset

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