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The economy is changing so fast. It’s hard to keep up. Get the latest on what’s happening in the economy right now with two-times-a day briefings from Marketplace. More than just the numbers, we bring you the highlights from the most important stories about money, business and the economy. Subscribe to the Marketplace Minute® wherever you get your podcasts or add it to your Alexa flash briefing.

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The economy is changing so fast. It’s hard to keep up. Get the latest on what’s happening in the economy right now with two-times-a day briefings from Marketplace. More than just the numbers, we bring you the highlights from the most important stories about money, business and the economy. Subscribe to the Marketplace Minute® wherever you get your podcasts or add it to your Alexa flash briefing.

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English


Episodes

Fed leadership concerned over rate cut timing

2/21/2024
Stocks close mixed; Fed members say interest rates likely at their peak; Amazon to join the Dow Jones Industrial Average; bank economists say credit will stay tight this year.

Duration:00:01:05

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is making a change

2/21/2024
On Monday, Amazon will join the index, while Walgreens will exit; new federal rules aim to tighten cybersecurity at U.S. ports; the European Union issues 13th round of Russia sanctions; natural gas giant Chesapeake Energy to reduce output.

Duration:00:01:05

Capital One plans to acquire Discover Financial Services

2/20/2024
Stocks close down; Capital One says the deal will help Discover compete; Walmart says sales rise; Home Depot says demand for big ticket items is weak.

Duration:00:01:05

Two big retailers expect consumers to slow down

2/20/2024
Walmart and Home Depot expect slower growth in the months ahead; authorities take down global ransomware group Lockbit; Biden administration funds $6 billion in water infrastructure improvements; Capital One wants to purchase Discover, in a deal that would create a credit card giant.

Duration:00:01:20

Producer prices rise in January

2/16/2024
Stocks fall; services costs push up PPI; consumer sentiment unchanged so far in January; housing starts fall.

Duration:00:01:05

Wholesale prices rose in January

2/16/2024
Wholesale prices rose in January; FCC bans AI robocalls; Biden administration releases new details about student debt relief plan; Japan and the United Kingdom dip into recession.

Duration:00:01:30

Retail sales decline in January

2/15/2024
Stocks rise; retail sales post biggest decline in 10 months; number of striking workers more than doubles in 2023; import prices rise.

Duration:00:01:05

Retail sales tumbled last month

2/15/2024
First-time claims for unemployment benefits were lower than expected earlier this month; the Biden administration gives $970 million to 114 U.S. airports; Airbus reports that revenues were up 11% in 2023.

Duration:00:01:05

Fed leadership still waiting for more good data

2/14/2024
Stocks rise; Fed could hold rates steady at its next meeting; Lyft includes typo in earnings forecast; Airbnb revenue rises.

Duration:00:01:05

Foreign hackers are already exploiting artificial intelligence tools, Microsoft says

2/14/2024
Microsoft pointed to cyber spies working for China, North Korea, Iran and Russia; Lyft stock temporarily soars after incorrect earnings statement; Sony’s PlayStation 5 console struggles; Airbnb says booking demand remains strong.

Duration:00:01:22

Consumer prices rise in January

2/13/2024
Stocks fall; inflation remains above the Federal Reserve’s target; small business optimism declines; Hasbro revenue falls.

Duration:00:01:05

Consumer price inflation shrank in January

2/13/2024
Consumer prices rose at an annual rate of 3.1%; Treasury Department proposes money laundering rule for investment advisers; Coca-Cola improves sales in foreign markets; activist investor Icahn targets JetBlue Airways.

Duration:00:01:20

A quarter of economists expect a recession this year

2/12/2024
Stocks fall; most economists think interest rates are where they should be; consumers more optimistic about their personal finances; inflation expectations dip.

Duration:00:01:05

Just a quarter of economists in a new survey think there’ll be a recession this year

2/12/2024
Two Texas oil producers announce plans to merge; the Senate moves toward a final vote on aid for Ukraine, Israel and other countries; a Dutch court rules the government can’t export F-35 fighter jet parts to Israel.

Duration:00:01:32

PepsiCo revenue falls

2/9/2024
Stocks close mixed; PepsiCo blames higher interest rates and lower savings; Dallas Fed president says no rush to cut rates; December inflation numbers revised lower.

Duration:00:01:05

Corporate earnings are looking pretty good so far

2/9/2024
S&P 500 companies are mostly beating earnings expectations; Lawsuit claims Alaska Airlines warned of whistling sound before Max 9 accident; Google debuts Gemini artificial intelligence tool; Yellen expects more stress for banks, but no systemic risk.

Duration:00:01:05

CEO confidence rises

2/8/2024
Stocks rise; CEOs cite slowing inflation and possibility of rate cuts; wholesale inventories rise; initial unemployment claims tick down.

Duration:00:01:05

The federal budget deficit is declining

2/8/2024
The deficit is likely to fall $200 billion; Disney partners with Epic on video games; Initial jobless claims fall to 218,000; Starbucks must rehire employee who was helping unionize stores, judge rules

Duration:00:01:05

U.S. exports rise as imports fall

2/7/2024
Stocks rise; Chinese imports have fallen more than 20%; consumer credit rises in December; mortgage applications tick up.

Duration:00:01:05

The Environmental Protection Agency tightens soot pollution standard

2/7/2024
The EPA wants less particle pollution from tailpipes and smokestacks; Boeing Max 9 with blown door plug was missing bolts, investigators say; Disney, Fox, Warner Brothers Discovery team up on sports streaming service; Moody’s is second ratings agency to downgrade New York Community Bank.

Duration:00:01:05