Why the U.S. Stock Market is Tanking

The U.S. stock market has dropped more in recent days than any other period since March 2020, the beginning of the pandemic. Adam and Cameron analyze why this is happening, beyond obvious reasons like the Fed interest rate increasing, and how much we should worry about it. Later in the show, they look at the economics behind the arms race in the war in Ukraine.  Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Foreign Policy economics columnist Adam Tooze, a history professor and a popular author, is encyclopedic about basically everything: from the COVID shutdown, to climate change, to pasta sauce. On our new podcast, Tooze and FP deputy editor Cameron Abadi will look at two data points each week that explain the world: one drawn from the week’s headlines and the other from just about anywhere else Tooze takes us. Check out Adam Tooze’s column at https://foreignpolicy.com/author/adam-tooze/. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.