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May 11, 2021
Job openings hit record in March - Closing Bell - Marketplace Minute - May 11, 2021
Episode Title: Job openings hit record in March - Closing Bell Episode Summary: Stocks fall; job openings hit record; hacked pipeline still recovering GONG :02 This is the Marketplace Minute. I’m Justin Ho. STORY 1 Wall Street had another down day on Tuesday. The Dow fell one and a third percent. The S&P dropped nine tenths percent. The NASDAQ lost a tenth of a percent. STORY 2 The number of job openings in the U-S… ...hit a record high in March. That’s according to a new report from the Labor Department. The number of available jobs out there… ...suggests that employers are having trouble filling positions… ...at the pay they’re currently offering. STORY 3 The operator of the longest pipeline in the U-S… ...says it hopes it will be fully operational by the end of the week. With the line still down...many east coast drivers...are rushing to fill up their tanks. Some gas stations on the east coast…have been running out of fuel. STORY 4 *** CUT THIS FOR DEMO PUBRADIO VERSION *** And home prices rose in virtually every metro area in the U-S last quarter… ...according to the National Association of Realtors. It found that average mortgage payments...are rising, too. CLOSE I’m Justin Ho with the Marketplace Minute.
May 11, 2021
East Coast bracing for effects of gasoline pipeline shutdown - Morning Briefing - Marketplace Minute - May 11, 2021
There are first signs that the shutdown is having real-world effects: American Airlines changes flights, while some gas stations reportedly run out of fuel; think tank report: CEO pay raises coincided with pay cuts for rank-and-file workers during pandemic
May 10, 2021
Gasoline futures rise following pipeline cyber attack - Midday - Marketplace Minute - May 10, 2021
The weekend ransomware attack is disrupting the U.S. gasoline industry; federal safety probe scrutinizes 2013-2015 Honda Accord steering system; White House to host lawmakers to talk infrastructure spending
May 10, 2021
Major fuel pipeline shuts down after cyberattack - Marketplace Minute - May 10, 2021
The pipeline system affected provides 45% of U.S. East Coast’s fuel; federal authorities aid pipeline operator, as criminal gang suspected; Dogecoin value goes on roller-coaster ride following Elon Musk’s SNL comments
May 7, 2021
New jobs fall way short of expectations - Closing Bell - Marketplace Minute - May 7, 2021
050721 Ho/MM Closing Bell/Karr Episode Title: New jobs fall way short of expectations - Closing Bell Episode Summary: Stocks close up after jobs report; restaurants and bars add most jobs; consumer credit rises GONG :02 This is the Marketplace Minute. I’m Justin Ho. STORY 1 Stocks…closed up on Friday. The Dow … rose two thirds of a percent. The S&P gained three quarters of a percent. And the NASDAQ added nine tenths percent. STORY 2 The economy added two hundred and sixty six thousand jobs last month. That’s WAY less than the million or more new jobs...some economists had predicted. Most of the hiring that DID happen last month...happened at restaurants and bars. Right now … there are 8.2 million fewer jobs... ...than there were before the pandemic. STORY 3 The unemployment rate...ticked up to 6 point 1 percent. That’s partially because more people joined the job hunt. Still...many employers say they’re struggling to find employees. At least...at the wages...that they’re offering. STORY 4 *** CUT THIS FOR DEMO PUBRADIO VERSION *** And...people borrowed more in March… ...according to the Federal Reserve. Credit card debt rose...along with auto loan… ...and student loan debt. CLOSE I’m Justin Ho with the Marketplace Minute.