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Marketplace Minute

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  1. Southeast grapples with gas shortages - Morning Briefing - Marketplace Minute - May 12, 2021 May 12, 2021
  2. Job openings hit record in March - Closing Bell - Marketplace Minute - May 11, 2021 May 11, 2021
  3. Employers post record job openings in March - Midday - Marketplace Minute - May 11, 2021 May 11, 2021
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Consumer prices rise at faster-than-expected pace - Midday - Marketplace Minute - May 12, 2021

Get the latest on what’s happening in the economy right now with three-times-a day briefings from Marketplace and Westwood One.

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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 All Stories

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  1. When should pandemic benefits end if there’s no neat end to the pandemic? May 12, 2021
  2. Fuel shortages at gas stations following pipeline hack May 12, 2021
  3. A flood-damaged Kurdish market begins to recover with community support May 12, 2021
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Colonial Pipeline shutdown prompts federal, state action to move fuel

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

Marketplace Tech

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  1. China is leading the digital currency pack. Do we need to keep up? May 11, 2021
  2. Is the Facebook Oversight Board something anyone actually needs? May 10, 2021
  3. New president, new FCC, new net neutrality rules? May 7, 2021
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Some states lure crypto miners to keep their coal plants alive

The latest tech stories from Marketplace Tech.

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Marketplace Flashbriefing

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  1. Marketplace Morning Briefing 5/12/21 May 12, 2021
  2. Marketplace Closing Briefing 5/11/21 May 11, 2021
  3. Marketplace Mid-day Briefing 5/11/21 May 11, 2021
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Marketplace Mid-day Briefing 5/12/21

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

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Make Me Smart from Marketplace

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  1. Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) May 11, 2021
  2. Unbanked May 10, 2021
  3. Mothers Day May 7, 2021
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Get smart in 60 seconds on one thing you need to know today from Kai and Molly.

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The Numbers

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  1. Stock market closing numbers for May 10, 2021 May 10, 2021
  2. Stock market closing numbers for May 7, 2021 May 7, 2021
  3. Stock market closing numbers for May 6, 2021 May 6, 2021
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Stock market closing numbers for May 11, 2021

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