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Corporate profits have been trending down. That’s what the Federal Reserve wants to see.

All the business and economic news of the day, from Marketplace.

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Consumer confidence rises in November

Get the latest on what’s happening in the economy right now with two-times-a-day briefings from Marketplace and Cumulus Podcast Network.

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  • Open the Alexa app .
  • Open More and select Settings.
  • Select “News” under Alexa Preferences
  • Go to Flash Briefing and select “edit”
  • Click on “Add Content” and search for “Marketplace Minute”  and click “Enable to use”
  • Now you can say “Alexa, play my Flash Briefing” and Marketplace Minute content will be included. 


Marketplace Flashbriefing

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  1. Marketplace Midday Briefing 11/28/23 Nov 28, 2023
  2. Marketplace Morning Briefing 11/28/23 Nov 28, 2023
  3. Marketplace Closing Briefing 11/27/23 Nov 27, 2023
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Marketplace Closing Briefing 11/28/23

Three updates throughout the day on the latest Business News from Kai Ryssdal and David Brancaccio of Marketplace.

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The Numbers

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  1. Stock market closing numbers for November 27, 2023 Nov 27, 2023
  2. Stock market closing numbers for November 24, 2023 Nov 24, 2023
  3. The Numbers for November 23, 2023 Nov 23, 2023
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Stock market closing numbers for November 28, 2023

A one minute take from Kai Ryssdal on the stock market news of the day, posted after the markets close.

Marketplace Tech

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Being an influencer sounds great, but is it really that glamorous?

The latest tech stories from Marketplace Tech.

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