Economy

RSS Feed
NPR

Brexit Created Many Losers, But Some Winners Too. Which Are You?

Uncertainty generated by Brexit caused many investments to head south. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 3.39 percent. Still, there were some winners, like homebuyers seeking low-interest loans.
NPR

United Kingdom To Face Economic Costs In Leaving The EU

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, about the outcome of the Brexit vote.
NPR

Brexit Vote Sends Shock Waves Through Global Financial Markets

Britain's vote to exit the European Union is sending shock waves throughout the global economy. In the U.S., there are fears a slowdown in Britain and the entire European continent will harm growth at home as trade and exports stall.
NPR

After Brexit Vote, U.S. Economy To Reflect Uncertainty About What's Next

The U.S. stock market reacted to the U.K.'s announcement that it's leaving the European Union. Repercussions from the historic decision are being felt around the world.
NPR

So Just How Does The U.K. Divorce The EU?

On paper, there's a tangled legal process, but it has never been tested and leaves some issues unaddressed.
WAMU 88.5

Friday News Roundup - International

The U.K. votes to leave the European Union. Heavy fighting continues in parts of Fallujah as Iraqi forces seek to retake all of the city from ISIS. And in Venezuela, food shortages spur looting and rioting. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

NPR

Make Britain Great Again? Donald Trump's Remarkable Reaction To 'Brexit'

In Scotland, which voted against leaving the European Union, Donald Trump praised the vote to leave. He predicted it's a sign of a populist revolution to come across Europe — and the United States.
WAMU 88.5

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The Friday News Roundup: House Democrats stage a sit-in to push for a vote on new gun laws. Campaign finance reports show Donald Trump with much less money and staff than Hillary Clinton. And a federal judge in Wyoming strikes down an Obama administration safety rule on fracking. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

NPR

Britain's EU Exit: What Comes Next?

The United Kingdom will be getting a new prime minister soon, and that leader will have to negotiate the country's exit from the EU, a process that could take up to two years.

NPR

U.K. Votes To Leave EU; Prime Minister Cameron To Step Down

The vote was 52 percent to 48 percent in favor of leaving the EU. Global markets are down in the wake of the news. Prime Minister David Cameron, who advocated remaining in the EU, says he will resign.

Pages