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The Indicator from Planet Money
A little show about big ideas. From the people who make Planet Money, The Indicator helps you make sense of what's happening today. It's a quick hit of insight into work, business, the economy, and everything else. Listen weekday afternoons.Try Planet Money+! a new way to support the show you love, get a sponsor-free feed of the podcast, *and* get access to bonus content. You'll also get access to The Indicator and Planet Money Summer School, both without interruptions. sign up at
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 10,769 ratings
Wonderful podcast
I have enjoyed listening to the podcast for several years including while I lived in Taiwan. I enjoy the bite-sized daily economic news peppered with the wit and humor of the crew. I have gained a better appreciation of economics through this podcast and its parent, Planet Money. This podcast...Read full review »
prion_lover via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/10/24
Keeps me in the loop
I enjoy the topics and helps keep me up to speed with just the right length of shows
sunshine scooter via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/24/24
My Stars Go To Wailin
Anyone else have a fan crush on Wailin? I’m routinely impressed by her creativity, as it’s easy to learn which episodes have her fingerprints on them. Her banter, sound design and storytelling make this show better than its older Planet Money sibling.
Mictaka8 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/18/24
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