All eyes are on the Treasury Department today
Nov 1, 2023

All eyes are on the Treasury Department today

Normally a snoozefest, investors (and the Marketplace team!) are staying awake and alert for an announcement on how the federal government plans to do its borrowing.

Segments From this episode

Why the Treasury Department's borrowing plan may overshadow Jay Powell's news conference

Nov 1, 2023
As the Fed wraps up its two-day meeting, economists are looking to the Treasury Department for details on how the federal government plans to borrow money through the end of the year.
Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

Home builders try to make houses more affordable by making them smaller

Nov 1, 2023
High mortgage rates and building costs have reversed the pandemic trend of bigger houses.
The construction of smaller homes now could help ensure affordable inventory in the long run.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Understanding Maine's "yellow flag" gun law

Maine's gun laws are under scrutiny after the deadliest mass shooting in the state's history.
Maine's yellow flag law requires a medical practitioner to agree that a person is at risk before police seize firearms from them. Recent reporting finds that the law is underused. Above, the scene near one of the mass shooting sites in Lewiston.
Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC