When it hit the market 17 years ago, Botox was pitched at 40- and 50-somethings looking for smoother skin. Now, the number of?18- to 37-year-olds getting injectable fillers has grown more than 20 percent in the past five years. Plus: The latest on the FAA and Boeing, and the big business of pumping and dredging in flooded?Nebraska.
Seventeen years after NBC hired Carson Daly to host its 1:30 a.m. late show, it’s now turned to Canadian YouTube sensation Lilly Singh to replace him. We look at what that means. Plus, we’ll explore a few contradictions: Solar is roaring back amid barriers from the Trump administration, and consumer confidence is up despite an economic downturn on the horizon.
The United Kingdom Parliament just voted to delay Brexit after previously voting down Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to leave the European Union. Today we look at how the 27 other European countries will fare whenever this thing finally goes through. Plus, a business of security robots and the housing market along the border.
Some 50 people, including college administrators, testing officials and celebrities, were charged this week with attempting to scam the admissions process at selective schools. But that process itself is something of a black box. Will this scandal increase transparency? Plus: The latest on Boeing’s grounded planes and America’s persistent trucker shortage.
China and the European Union have already kept Boeing 737 Max 8 planes out of the sky following this week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash. But what about the United States? Plus, unintended consequences of a no-deal Brexit and the ’80s software that’s helping run America’s cities.
We’ve got big tech drama at home and abroad topping today’s show: We’ll get you caught up on the new charges against Huawei and an alarming iPhone bug. Plus, the latest on Brexit. Then: Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz might be running for president in 2020, but can the brand insulate itself from politics?
The government shutdown may be over, for now, but agencies that gather economic data could take a while to get caught up. We’ll look at the effects and talk with Congressional Budget Office Director?Keith Hall. Plus, the state of the iPhone in China and a conversation with “Wonder Woman” and “I Am the Night” director Patty Jenkins.?
As President Donald Trump agreed to temporarily reopen the government Friday, mayors from all around the country were wrapping up a trip to Washington, D.C., to talk about what the shutdown has cost their communities. We’ll talk to some today, plus what government data we’ve been missing during the standoff. Then: What it’s like to be a female economist.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?said recently that modern monetary theory, or MMT, should “be a larger part of our conversation” when it comes to funding ambitious policies she’s proposed. On today’s show, we’ll explain how it works — it’s kind of like a kitchen sink. But first, we’ll take you inside the financial lives of?furloughed federal government workers. Plus, more key moments in Trumponomics.?
That’s where the situation is heading in Venezuela. We’ll tell you what you need to know as President?Nicolás Maduro?is called to resign. Then, more from our series on President Trump’s signature economic moments. Plus, why the government shutdown is hitting harder than what GDP lets on.?