Banks’ emergency borrowing from the Fed hits a new record high, as they try to shore up their liquidity. Should you be worried?
French President Emmanuel Macron bypasses Parliament to raise his nation’s retirement age—causing millions to protest and putting his own career at risk.
Factually correct stories are allegedly being censored. New Twitter Files show an organization pushed to censor stories about COVID-19 and vaccines—even though they knew the stories were true.
Another social media company restores former President Donald Trump’s account in the runup to the 2024 election.
The parent company of Silicon Valley Bank files for bankruptcy in the wake of the bank’s collapse.
The Federal Communications Commission cracks down on spammy text messages with new rules for telecom companies.
Another drugmaker drastically cuts its price for insulin.
Stories in this episode:
1. SVB Financial Group Files for Bankruptcy
2. Banks Borrow Billions to Maintain Liquidity
3. ‘Some Strain’ in Bank Sector: Economist
4. SVB Chinese Depositors Protected From Failure
5. Macron Raises Retirement Age Despite Protests
6. Federal Agency Seeks Info on Gas Stove Danger
7. YouTube Restores Trump’s Account
8. Project at Stanford University Told Twitter to Censor True Stories: Twitter Files
9. Google Glass Being Discontinued Again
10. New Zealand Bans TikTok on Parliament Devices
11. FCC Cracks Down on Spammy Text Messages
12. Taiwanese Factory Uses AI for Manufacturing
13. Sanofi Is the Latest to Lower Insulin Price
14. Cigar Aficionados Enjoy Habano Festival
15. Airbnb Offering Stay at ‘Ted Lasso’ Pub