Economics & Economy

Andy Uhler

Norway is not a member of the European Union. But through the European Economic Area Agreement and European Free Trade Association, it maintains a close trade relationship with the rest of the Continent. That relationship is key to its economy. But Fiona Hill, director of the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, said Norwegian officials she's spoken with don't think the relationship is all that favorable. 

Carnival Cruise sails into Brexit uncertainty

Jun 28, 2016

The British-American cruise operator Carnival announced better-than-expected quarterly earnings Tuesday morning. It’s one of the first big global companies to report to investors since last week’s Brexit vote rocked the markets, and the company downplayed the potential impact on future earnings.

"Despite the geopolitical events in Europe, including the Brexit vote, we remain confident in our long-term outlook," Chief Executive Arnold Donald said in a conference call with analysts.


 On today's show, we'll talk about Volkswagen's planned $14.7 billion payout over its emissions scandal; Norway's relationship with the European Union; and one industry that may be hugely benefiting from Brexit. 

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Jun 28, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the effects of Brexit on London's startup scene; the rise in Bitcoin's value; and how some tech companies are trying to prevent online radicalization. 

Americans' anxiety around the economy grows

Jun 27, 2016
Andrea Seabrook

Welcome to the post-Brexit world – a global economic outlook more uncertain than ever.