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The Lucky Country
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The Lucky Country

Australia hasn't had a recession in 27 years. Good policy? Or just good luck?

The Lucky Country

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Oil Up, Oil Down
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Oil Up, Oil Down

The decline in the oil price since the end of October has been stunning in its depth and speed, and follows more than a year of climbing. What changed?

Oil Up, Oil Down

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The Problem With The Pink Tax
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The Problem With The Pink Tax

Women pay more than men for many consumer products. Today on the show: Why some economists still think that's a good thing.

The Problem With The Pink Tax

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Recession Suppression Needs Policy Aggression
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Recession Suppression Needs Policy Aggression

The next global economic downturn could be even harder to reverse than the last one.

Recession Suppression Needs Policy Aggression

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The 401(k) Turns 40
Constanza Gallardo

The 401(k) Turns 40

The 401(k) retirement plan turned 40 this week! Today on the show, we chronicle the rise of the 401(k), the fall of the pension, and talk to the man who started it all.

The 401(k) Turns 40

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All Aboard The Bankmobile!
Darius Rafieyan

All Aboard The Bankmobile!

How one bank gave a whole new meaning to the term "mobile banking"

All Aboard The Bankmobile!

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Your Lifetime Value Score
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Your Lifetime Value Score

You may not know it, but companies are silently scoring you... and using that score to figure out how to treat you.

Your Lifetime Value Score

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Stacey And Cardiff Answer To The People
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Stacey And Cardiff Answer To The People

We answer questions from our listeners and issue a couple of mea culpas.

Stacey And Cardiff Answer To The People

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Ode On A Grecian Tax
Merry's Museum

Ode On A Grecian Tax

Taxes get a bad reputation, but they were central to the formation of representative government, says financial historian William N. Goetzmann.

Ode On A Grecian Tax

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How Companies Cope (With A Tight Labor Market)
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How Companies Cope (With A Tight Labor Market)

Wage growth has (finally) been accelerating, but what else are companies doing to bid for workers?

How Companies Cope (With A Tight Labor Market)

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