US Manufacturing Jobs
The long-term trend in US manufacturing is one of declining employment. But productivity is high and there are jobs for people with the right skills. Ahead of the US presidential election, the BBC's North America correspondent Jonny Dymond reports from Michigan on the state of the sector.
Plus, are financial markets rational? Professor Werner DeBondt of DePaul University in Chicago says they are not.
And Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times laments how changes in the workplace are depriving us of good gossip.