The Federal Trade Commission has launched an inquiry into the partnerships between Big Tech cloud providers and generative AI companies, the European Central Bank is keeping rates on hold, and Boeing’s problems are having a ripple effect on the broader airline industry. Plus, take a sneak peek at a new show we’re launching called Swamp Notes!

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