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We want your “shrinkflation” stories
Feb 8, 2023
It’s a sneaky tactic to hide inflation: reduce a product’s size, but not its price.
Have you been laid off? Share your story
Nov 7, 2022
Getting laid off is demoralizing, with many companies doing a terrible job of communicating the decision to their employees.
Since Sandy Hook killings a decade ago, Congress has put no limits on gun sales
by Marketplace Staff and David GuraMay 25, 2022
In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, Marketplace looked into background checks and gun purchases. We're revisiting some of that reporting today.
Former Chair Ben Bernanke takes long view of Federal Reserve's current challenges
by Kai Ryssdal and Marketplace StaffMay 17, 2022
“I think it's important to look back at history,” said the former leader of the U.S. central bank.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell: "Whether we can execute a soft landing or not, it may actually depend on factors that we don't control."
by Kai Ryssdal and Marketplace StaffMay 12, 2022
"I think the one thing we really cannot do is to fail to restore price stability," Powell told Kai Ryssdal.
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Apr 4, 2022
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Share your story: Have you experienced a health parity violation?
Jan 24, 2022
The Department of Labor's parity report finds that mental health care is treated unfairly by insurers.
Run into more customer service bots lately? Share your experience with Marketplace Tech.
Jan 14, 2022
Give us a call at 802-877-TECH.
Results of the Marketplace year-end poll!
Dec 16, 2021
A lot of crazy stuff happened in 2021: We look back, you weigh in.
How one bookseller arrived at its next chapter
by Anais Amin and Marketplace StaffNov 3, 2021
The co-owners of “A Good Used Book” in Los Angeles, California, are back in their retail space and looking ahead to the future.