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Donald Trump's Economic Strategy... Maybe?
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Donald Trump's Economic Strategy... Maybe?

Wall Street Journal Chief Economics Commentator Greg Ip explains President Donald Trump's emerging economic strategy.

Donald Trump's Economic Strategy... Maybe?

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We Buy A Cryptokitty!
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We Buy A Cryptokitty!

Today on The Indicator: Cardiff and Stacey go deep into the world of the blockchain... to buy a cartoon cat.

We Buy A Cryptokitty!

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Cryptokitties: The Download On Digital Cats
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Cryptokitties: The Download On Digital Cats

How a single cartoon cat can cost $140K.

Cryptokitties: The Download On Digital Cats

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From Prison To The Workforce
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From Prison To The Workforce

People who've been to prison find it hard to get work once they're free. One solution to the problem may be a simple certificate.

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Messy Desks, Light Bulbs & Dune
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Messy Desks, Light Bulbs & Dune

Tim Harford is the author of 'Fifty Inventions that Shaped the Modern Economy." We play overrated/underrated, and asked him about inventions, as well as messy desks.

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Privacy Please: Why Public Companies Go Private (Or Vice Versa)

Today on the Indicator: why companies decide to be publicly-traded or privately-owned. It's all about control. And money.

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The OG Yield Curve Whisperer
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The OG Yield Curve Whisperer

A conversation with Campbell Harvey, whose 1986 thesis first explained how the yield curve could predict the direction of the economy.

The OG Yield Curve Whisperer

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Trickle-down Economics: Pricing H2O
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Trickle-down Economics: Pricing H2O

What's the best way to price water in a drought, to ensure people get what they need without breaking the bank?

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Sanctions, Iran, And The Battle Over SWIFT
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Sanctions, Iran, And The Battle Over SWIFT

Today on the Indicator: How a small Belgian company wields enormous influence in global finance and diplomacy.

Sanctions, Iran, And The Battle Over SWIFT

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Tariffs, Now With Extra Cheese

The U.S. has been renegotiating trade deals and putting tariffs on different goods. Meanwhile, other countries are re-negotiating their trade agreements and some deals are leaving U.S. producers out.

Tariffs, Now With Extra Cheese

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