Jul 29, 2020
What you need to know from the Big Tech hearing
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Plus the latest from the Federal Reserve, big retailers' Black Friday plans and why a gap year isn't an option for most college students.
Segments From this episode
Highlights from the Federal Open Market Committee meeting
The FOMC concludes its two-day July meeting today. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal breaks down some of what was discussed.
Many states don't have the luxury of borrowing to get through the crisis. Without more federal aid, they have few options
What the big tech CEOs said in their testimony
The CEOs of Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon testified before the House Judiciary subcommittee at the conclusion of a Congressional antitrust investigation. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood about the hearing and competition in tech.
Walmart, Target and Best Buy won't open on the holiday this year to jump-start the traditional extreme-shopping weekend.
Two workers share how the pandemic has changed their month-to-month finances.
A Sallie Mae survey finds most students will return to college in the fall — online or in person.
One of Britain’s most successful industries struggles to recover from the pandemic.