The Turkish Lira has plummeted over the weekend, hitting a record low against the U.S. dollar. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks to global economist Eswar Prasad about the fall and the larger effects on the global economy.
There are not enough houses on the market to meet demand. Why? During the Great Recession, investors bought up a lot of homes and are now renting them out. In cities like Denver, even as home prices soar, investors are still not putting those properties back on the market.
Americans age 65 and older who file for bankruptcy has tripled since what it was in 1991. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with lead author Deborah Thorne of the Consumer Bankruptcy Project about the factors behind this rise.