(Markets Edition) As the markets tumble, we'll check in with economist Julia Coronado from Macropolicy Perspectives about why we shouldn't be panicking. Afterwards, we'll look at the Fed's order to have Wells Fargo kick off four members from its board, and then discuss the push to have the Family and Medical Leave Act provide more paid time off for employees.
(U.S. Edition) Friday's weak showing for stocks — the weakest day for stocks of the Trump presidency — is contributing to drops around the world. We'll hear more from Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets, about what could be going on. Afterwards, we'll look at why the January jobs report — which showed American workers were getting paid more — might not be as positive as it seems. Plus: We dive into a new survey from GenForward — an ongoing study that looks at how millennials across different racial groups think about major societal issues — that shows where millennials stand on the issue of immigration.
(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Brexit is causing political turmoil with talk that Prime Minister Theresa May could be removed by her own party. We’ll bring you the latest on U.K.-EU divorce talks. Then, the heir to Samsung has been freed from prison after a year behind bars. Afterwards, a journey to South Korea where, despite facing corruption allegations and mounting pressure to step down, the country’s president still remains in office. We’ll explain what’s next for party leaders who are meeting today to discuss their next move.
(Markets Edition) The Labor Department released its jobs report for the month of January, revealing that the economy added 200,000 new jobs and that wages are up about a third of a percent. Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, joined us to discuss whether this wage growth is significant and why it's happening. Afterwards, we'll look at how the Super Bowl rivalry between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles is extending to food establishments. Some places in Philadelphia and Boston are taking each other's foods of their menus.
(U.S. Edition) With the Labor Department set to release the January jobs report soon, we'll look at the pace of economic recovery. It's been improving for years, but how long can that pace keep up? Afterwards, we'll talk about the uncertainties facing the oil market, and then discuss how insurers are handling the opioid epidemic.
(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… Japanese regulators raided Coincheck’s offices this morning, a week after hackers stole nearly $500 million from the cryptocurrency exchange. Does this spell the beginning of a larger global regulatory crackdown on crypto? Then, Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, concluded her diplomatic trip to China this week by bringing home more than $12 billion in deals with the promise of creating more than 2,000 jobs. But will that help bolster U.K. citizens’ diminishing confidence in her post-Brexit abilities? Afterwards, to Senegal where the French president is trying to raise $3 billion to get a quarter million children to school worldwide.