Marketplace Minute


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.

  • 1 minute 5 seconds
    Live Nation hit with another antitrust lawsuit

    Stocks close mostly higher; consumers expect slower inflation; Live Nation hit with second antitrust lawsuit; UAW asks for a new vote in Alabama.

    24 May 2024, 9:14 pm
  • 1 minute 20 seconds
    Landmark settlement would change college athletics

    If approved, the NCAA settlement would allow colleges to pay student athletes; business spending picks up in April, according to durable goods report; Justice Department sues to break up Live Nation, calling it a monopoly; Memorial Day travel kicks off with a major test for air travel.

    24 May 2024, 3:46 pm
  • 1 minute 5 seconds
    Wall Street retreats

    AI drives Nvidia profits higher; New home sales slump; White House says an independent Fed is best.

    23 May 2024, 8:56 pm
  • 1 minute 33 seconds
    The artificial intelligence boom reverberates at Nvidia

    The chipmaker reported a more than three-fold increase in quarterly revenue; White House says Federal Reserve should remain independent; initial jobless claims inch lower; DuPont plans to split itself up.

    23 May 2024, 3:12 pm
  • 1 minute 5 seconds
    U.S. markets fall across the board

    Stocks decline on Wednesday; Fed members say lowering inflation will take longer than expected; Existing home sales fall; New tariffs take effect in August.

    22 May 2024, 9:35 pm
  • 1 minute 5 seconds
    A consumer pulse check

    Target says first quarter comparable sales fell 3.7%; Lowe’s fell about 4%; TJX reports same-store sales today that are up, but below expectations; the average vehicle on the road is now more than 12 years old.

    22 May 2024, 3:32 pm
  • 1 minute 5 seconds
    Most Americans say they’re doing OK financially

    Stock markets close higher; Americans’ financial well-being remains steady; Layoffs at Pixar; Feds to sell off a gasoline stockpile in the Northeast.

    21 May 2024, 9:15 pm
  • 1 minute 33 seconds
    A mixed open on Wall Street

    Fed Governor Christopher Waller basically rules out an interest rate hike; a change at the top of the FDIC; Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen tries to convince U.S. allies to use seized Russian assets to help Ukraine; Macy’s reported its latest quarterly earnings today.

    21 May 2024, 3:05 pm
  • 1 minute 5 seconds
    Markets hover around record marks

    Markets were mixed; Investors eye tech stocks this week as Microsoft announces AI computer; Cruise stocks are smooth sailing; Weight loss drugs boost online pharmacy service.

    20 May 2024, 8:52 pm
  • 1 minute 33 seconds
    China sanctions U.S. defense companies

    China aims sanctions at the U.S.; Senate report finds carmakers used parts from a banned supplier; Target cuts prices; Red Lobster files for bankruptcy.

    20 May 2024, 3:12 pm
  • 1 minute 5 seconds
    Mercedes-Benz workers reject unionization

    Stocks close mixed; UAW’s unionization efforts have been mixed; Conference Board points to weak consumer outlooks, factory orders; index of current economy improved in April.

    17 May 2024, 9:07 pm
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