Economics & Economy

The hidden fallout of Brexit

19 hours ago
Andy Uhler

Wall Street's head is still spinning from the Brexit, but the fallout is short-term. We spoke with experts who said U.K.'s split from the European Union will have us talking about what this means for businesses and the global economy for the next decade.

Fiona Hill, director of the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution

Currency traders take a wild ride during Brexit

Jun 24, 2016

Foreign currency traders spent the night glued to their screens as the results came in that U.K. decided to leave the European Union. Yra Harris is a Chicago-based veteran trader who shares his experience trading the pound during the Brexit vote.

Click the audio player to listen to his story.

Yes, the Brexit is about immigration

Jun 24, 2016
Golda Arthur

Brexit was in large part driven by an anti-immigration backlash, but exactly what kind of immigration was in the firing line?

Not just the migrants who have been in our headlines for the last year, the flow of refugees moving out of Syria and the Middle East and crossing in boats and trucks to Europe.

The target for this hardened stance on immigration was Europe itself: in particular, Eastern Europeans from countries like Poland, who have been moving to Britain in large numbers over the past decade or so.

What does Brexit mean for you?

Jun 24, 2016
Kim Adams

What happened?

Kai Ryssdal

There's a context slice of the Brexit story that we need to get to before the day is done -- the place that Thursday's vote has in the global economy, and in history, really.

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers wrote a quick post last night for The Washington Post. We got him on his cell phone Friday to talk more about it:

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