Rank #1: 56: Actually, You Probably Can't Make It in New York
Rank #2: India: All Growth, No Jobs
The world’s second most-populous economy has seen a step change in its economic performance in the past 20 years but job growth keeps coming up short. Less than half of the working-age population is in work or even looking for a job -- and nearly 80% of women are not in the workforce at all. Anirban Nag and Vrishti Beniwal go in search of an answer on the streets of New Delhi, and Stephanie asks Bloomberg Opinion columnist Mihir Sharma what it all means for India’s newly re-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Rank #3: How Trade War is Reshaping China
Rank #4: Death and Despair in White America
Rank #5: The Benchmark Preview
Rank #6: Big Data's Lens Into the U.S. Economy
Rank #7: 68: Taking the Long (240-Year) View of U.S.-China Relations
Rank #8: Surprise! Your Cash Is Now Worthless
Rank #9: Bitcoin's Big Problems
Rank #10: 70: Cafe Con Leche Can Track Hyperinflation in Venezuela
Rank #11: Why Everyone Needs to Care About the Fed's Shrinking Balance Sheet
Rank #12: Americans Get Lots of Government Money, And They Still Hate Washington
Rank #13: How Water Will Determine the Global Economy's Winners and Losers
Rank #14: Why Millions of Americans Still Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck
Rank #15: Trump Heartland Depends on -- And Loathes -- Globalization
Rank #16: Fix Inequality Now? Be Careful What You Wish For
Rank #17: The U.S. Economy's Silent Menace
Rank #18: Can Technology Actually Save Jobs?
Then, Stephanie interviews Larry Summers -- the Harvard University economist and former U.S. Treasury secretary -- for his predictions on technology and employment, plus his thoughts on the U.S. economy and Federal Reserve. Finally, Stephanie talks with Bloomberg reporter Jeanna Smialek about how central bankers may be reduced to using what one economist calls "poor man's monetary policy."