A vibe check for corporate America
Oct 26, 2022

A vibe check for corporate America

While most S&P 500 companies have beaten revenue forecasts so far, their outlooks are a little less rosy. Plus, a report on Boeing's costly supply chain woes.

Segments From this episode

As earnings season rolls on, what's the mood of corporate America?

Oct 26, 2022
So far this earnings season, most S&P 500 companies that have reported, beat revenue expectations. 
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Boeing earnings descend, thanks to inflation and lingering supply chain problems

Oct 26, 2022
But conditions may be improving for the planemaker.
Because Boeing had fixed price points with the U.S. government, it couldn't pass along price increases it paid to vendors.
Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

Selling Miami

From the latest season of Marketplace’s “How We Survive, “rising sea levels threaten the landscape of Miami as sunny-day flooding and higher storm surges become more common. But those occurrences aren’t slowing the housing market.

In the pre-holiday scramble, small businesses see a little bit of supply chain relief

Oct 26, 2022
The owners of a record and comic book shop, a toy store, and a greeting card and outdoor gear business share their experiences.
Shelves of comic books and record bins at Phillip Rollins' new OffBeat location, in Jackson, Mississippi.
Courtesy Phillip Rollins

Can pandemic relief money help schools bring kids up to speed academically?

Oct 26, 2022
National reading and math scores are way down. But school leaders say it can be hard to put all that money toward instruction.
School districts have until September 2024 to spend the last of the $190 billion allocated to them in COVID relief funds.
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How the U.K.’s short-term fixed-rate mortgages are causing deep worry

Oct 26, 2022
The recent firestorm over the British government’s fiscal policies highlighted the vulnerability of some mortgages in the United Kingdom.
Brits typically fix their mortgage interest rates on two- or five-year terms. Many are fearing refinancing because of the recent spike in U.K. interest rates.
Niklas Halle'n/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Hard Times Paramore
Make It Better Anderson .Paak, Smokey robinson
Space is the Place Ezra Collective
Sticky July Butcher Brown
Midnight Khruangbin, Leon Bridges

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Dylan Miettinen Associate Digital Producer