Economy - Most Recent


Katherine King (right), owner of The Family Closet sits down with Kai and her friend and employee Lily Willis (left).

Tell us why Marketplace should come to your town

Nov 4, 2015
We're travelling accross the country over the next year to see how your economy is doing.
Kai tackles the catfish economy in Greesnboro, Alabama.

My Economy: Hard work, risk and opportunity in Alabama

Nov 4, 2015
What's really behind an unemployment statistic? We got to Alabama to find out.
Posted In: My Economy, Alabama

What do you do with an English degree?

Nov 4, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.

In Dayton, taking fresh food to the bus stop

Nov 3, 2015
New approach to fighting food deserts puts fresh produce in the middle of town
Posted In: food deserts, farmers market, Dayton

Lego announces new designs...or lack thereof

Nov 3, 2015
No, there won't be a Golden Girls set.
Posted In: lego, competition

Candy Crushed

Nov 3, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Tuesday.
Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference following a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

What's next for big banks, after a proposed new rule

Nov 2, 2015
The Fed says the rule will make taxpayer-funded bailouts less likely.
Posted In: too big to fail, Fed, The Federal Reserve
Burger King

Have it your way...with a beer.

Nov 2, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.

Does the American dream still exist?

Oct 30, 2015
People shared with us stories about their financial anxieties.
Posted In: Anxiety Index, Economy, student debt, American dream

What financial goal do you want to meet by this time next year?

Oct 30, 2015
Using a year as our point of reference, tell us your story.
Posted In: goals, savings plan, retirement planning