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Introducing Crash Course Economics

Oct 19, 2015
Marketplace's Adriene Hill co-hosts Crash Course Economics.
Posted In: stock markets, happiness
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen participates in a discussion on global finance during a conference May 6, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

Weekly Wrap: The stock market, oil and Janet Yellen

Aug 28, 2015
Nela Richardson and Sudeep Reddy join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Oil, stock markets

Expect more volatility. But don't let it freak you out

Aug 28, 2015
The hallmark of Wall Street activity this week has been volatility. Expect more.
Posted In: Wall Street, stock markets, investment, Volatility, trading
Wang Tao, a fruit vendor in Shanghai.

No worries on China's streets

Aug 26, 2015
The country's economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world.
Posted In: China, stock markets, street vendors

Housing market is one upbeat note right now

Aug 25, 2015
The stock market meltdown could help drive down mortgage rates, economist says.
Posted In: housing prices, stock markets, homes
Traders signal offers in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange on Monday in Chicago, Illinois. Uncertainty among traders after big losses in the Asian markets caused a sharp drop in the S&P at the open.

Stop worrying about China

Aug 24, 2015
The U.S. is not dependent on the Chinese economy.
Posted In: China, Economy, stock markets, U.S.
Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation in California.

The long party for commodity producers is so over

Aug 24, 2015
Commodities run in long cycles, with booms sustained by a historical event.
Posted In: China, commodities, stock markets, Economy, corporations

The rules governing the Chinese stock market

Jul 15, 2015
The modern Chinese stock market is 25 years old, and it's having growing pains.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, stock markets

The stock market has been, and always will be, volatile

Oct 10, 2014
The market’s up; the market’s down. What’s causing all the volatility?
Posted In: stock markets, market volatility, speculation

Weekly Wrap: An almost eerie calm

Jun 20, 2014
Weekly Wrap for Marketplace on June 20, 2014.
Posted In: stock markets, Oil, Iraq