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Race and Economy

What the current protests have to do with economic inequality

by Andie Corban and Kai Ryssdal Jun 2, 2020
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal spoke with Dorothy Brown, Emory University, about the racial economic divide.
Race and Economy

Marketers are embracing Black Lives Matter

by Mitchell Hartman Jun 2, 2020
Brands have long embraced the symbols of counterculture. Now, they're embracing an underlying cause.

Do you sometimes wonder, what is the stock market thinking?

by Sabri Ben-Achour Jun 2, 2020
Mostly about the future — and the Fed.

As emergency declarations abound, how are resources doled out?

by Andy Uhler Jun 2, 2020
Money is allocated differently depending on the type of disaster declaration and who is declaring it.

Facing another month of costs in the coronavirus economy

by Andie Corban Jun 2, 2020
We check in with two people whose employment has been disrupted by the pandemic.

The construction industry's getting back to work after shedding a million jobs

by Amy Scott Jun 2, 2020
And more job losses are likely on the way.

Chinese semiconductor firm to raise $2.8 billion as it seeks to catch world leaders

by Scott Tong Jun 2, 2020
The firm wants to catch up with the leading-edge chips made by U.S., South Korean and Taiwanese companies.

With production shut down, TV networks experiment with fall schedules

by Jasmine Garsd Jun 2, 2020
Without the ability to film scripted series, some networks are planning to air shows that have already aired, either abroad or on cable.

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