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Is the U.S. ready to be a chipmaking superpower?
May 10, 2024

Is the U.S. ready to be a chipmaking superpower?

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo thinks we're on the path to get there. Plus, a look at the most recent data on consumer sentiment and weekly jobless claims

Segments From this episode

The Weekly Wrap

“Marketplace” host Kai Ryssdal talks about May consumer sentiment, weekly jobless claims, and more with Nela Richardson at ADP and Catherine Rampell at the Washington Post for the Weekly Wrap.

How a new house turned into a "starter, middle, and ending" home for this Texas woman

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"I'm just attached to it because it's taken care of me and I'm taking care of it," said Violet O'Brien on why she's choosing to age in place in her Houston home.
Violet O'Brien has decided to age in place in her Houston home.
Courtesy Violet O'Brien

Commerce chief lays out blueprint for chip manufacturing in America

May 10, 2024
The supply chain is being built to reduce U.S. vulnerability and seize opportunities like artificial intelligence, Raimondo says.
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo discussed chips, China and jobs with Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal in Washington.
Nancy Farghalli/Marketplace

Music from the episode

"Sister Owls" Monster Rally
"Can't Let Go, Juno" Kishi Bashi

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Sofia Terenzio Assistant Producer
Jordan Mangi Assistant Digital Producer