Donate $5/month or more today to get almost ANY thank-you gift.
PODCAST: Home prices up, markets moving to Twitter
Share Now on:
A new market is emerging for apps that can connect people to emergency services and family members during a crisis.
One fake AP tweet sent the stock market downward, but just for a minute. Now the Commodity Futures Trading Commissions is looking at how social media and the markets should interact.
Home prices rose 1.2 percent in February and were up 9.3 percent since last year, according to the S&P Case Shiller Index. Gus Faucher, senior economist with the PNC Financial Services group, discusses the increase and what’s causing it.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.
Donate now to get almost any thank-you gift.