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The global economy is hard at work while Americans sleep, but they can catch up and keep up with Marketplace Morning Report, a quick comprehensive update on the world of business and finance. From Marketplace, American Public Media's premier business news show on public radio.

The global economy is hard at work while Americans sleep, but they can catch up and keep up with Marketplace Morning Report, a quick comprehensive update on the world of business and finance. From Marketplace, American Public Media's premier business news show on public radio.
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Los Angeles, CA

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The global economy is hard at work while Americans sleep, but they can catch up and keep up with Marketplace Morning Report, a quick comprehensive update on the world of business and finance. From Marketplace, American Public Media's premier business news show on public radio.

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English

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Episodes

Machine-learning the wrong things

1/17/2019
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The government shutdown triggers a dearth of data. Congress aims to ban the sale of components to Chinese tech firms Huawei and ZTE amid spying concerns, and the move could hurt Americans' buying power. Netflix has maintained its streaming supremacy, but competitors are trying to dethrone it. We take a brief look at the legacy of late investment giant Jack Bogle. Plus, what happens when AI technology teaches machines to learn our biases? Today's show is sponsored by SignNow, Wasabi Hot Cloud...

Duration:00:13:18

The shutdown's other immigration problem

1/17/2019
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Congress takes aim at some high-profile, Chinese tech companies over national security concerns. Financial institutions are catering to federal workers affected by the government shutdown. Plus, how the shutdown is affecting already backlogged immigration courts. Today's show is sponsored by SignNow, Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage and Indeed.

Duration:00:08:26

A warning on growing threats to global coffee production

1/17/2019
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From the BBC World Service… An update on the U.S.-China trade relations. Changing climate is threatening extinction for 60 percent of the world's coffee species, new research shows. It's not only a problem for your morning buzz, but also for nations like Ethiopia, whose economies depend on the multibillion-dollar coffee trade. Then, after three days of clashes between police and protesters in Zimbabwe, businesses have partially reopened, though public transport is thin, and a blackout is...

Duration:00:07:23

Cheaters never prosper... except on Wall Street

1/16/2019
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British P.M. Theresa May's Brexit plan went down in flames Tuesday, but the markets didn't really seem to care. Ukrainian hackers made millions after breaking into the Securities Exchange Commission's database. Plus, ahead of the World Economic Forum next week, a look at one of the world's most pressing problems: trade tensions. And we take a quick look at Apple's broken battery boon.

Duration:00:08:18

A 'lifestyle concierge' is not your average bellhop

1/16/2019
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Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan gets rejected, so how does Britain move forward? Plus, we take a peek inside the world of lifestyle concierges, who cater to every whim of the wealthy and, every once in a while, the not-so-rich. Today's show is sponsored by SignNow, Pitney Bowes and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage.

Duration:00:08:40

After a parliamentary defeat, what’s next for Brexit?

1/16/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Britain's prime minister suffered a much bigger-than-expected defeat on her Brexit proposal last night, a plan that took two years to negotiate with the E.U. So, now what? We hit the streets to talk to workers in the U.K.'s financial hub about what it all means for investors and the future of the economy. Then, how do you plan for an event that's been dubbed the world's biggest gathering of people in one of the most impoverished cities? We'll take you to the Kumbh...

Duration:00:07:31

The scrimmage to endorse a rising NFL star

1/15/2019
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The U.K. parliament votes Tuesday on Prime Minister's Brexit plan, and her prospects don't look so good right now. French President Emmanuel Macron's "grand debate" talks are being held around the country to address citizen concerns. Volkswagen and Ford join forces. Plus, why companies are trying to cash in on Kansas City Chiefs rookie QB Patrick Mahomes. Today's show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage and Indeed.

Duration:00:08:06

A look at investing through the "gender lens"

1/15/2019
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The government shutdown, Brexit and tariffs — they're all affecting trade. The candidate for new EPA chief will have to answer questions about his past as a coal lobbyist. Plus, how some financial firms are focusing on investing in companies led by women. Today's show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage and Indeed.

Duration:00:08:12

Businesses brace for vote on Theresa May’s Brexit plan

1/15/2019
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From the BBC World Service… It's been two years since British voters decided to leave the European Union, and tonight, the U.K. parliament will vote on whether to accept Theresa May's plan to exit the bloc. But with defeat a near certainty for the prime minister, what's likely to happen next and how are businesses preparing? Then, town-hall style conversations are launching today in Paris in an effort by President Macron's government to address the recent yellow vest protests, which erupted...

Duration:00:07:12

Not working 9 to 5

1/14/2019
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Recession fears shellac bank stocks, but good earnings reports could change the sentiment across the economy. Plus, a look at some people's taxing, non-traditional work schedules. Today's show is sponsored by SignNow, Pitney Bowes and Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage.

Duration:00:08:00

The government shutdown's data reach

1/14/2019
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China starts feeling the burn of the trade war with the U.S. How does the government collect data during a shutdown? And some major auto makers have chosen to skip the 30th annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit Monday. Today's show is sponsored by SignNow and Pitney Bowes.

Duration:00:08:26

Taking stock of Turkey’s economy after new Trump threat

1/14/2019
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From the BBC World Service… President Trump has threatened to “devastate” Turkey’s economy if it attacks Kurdish forces after a U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria. So, how seriously should Turkey treat the American president’s comments, and what exactly does it all mean? Then, fresh data show a new bite to the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Afterwards, look at any major city around the world and they all have one thing in common: A shortage of affordable housing. Now,...

Duration:00:07:29

A volatile stock market means good news for hedge funds

1/11/2019
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We talk to Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial about some new inflation data and how the benchmark 10-year interest rate is down. We also turn our attention to how the chaos of the stock market was actually welcome activity for hedge funds, which were made for this sort of thing. Then we head to Iran, where a Boeing 737 has been stuck since a technical issue cause it to land at Shiraz Airport. The delay is partly due to the U.S. government shutdown. Anu Anand of the BBC has more....

Duration:00:08:33

The U.S. shutdown is helping keep a Boeing plane grounded in Iran

1/11/2019
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From the BBC World Service … What does former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn’s detention mean for the future of the car alliance as automakers struggle with slowing consumer demand, geopolitical tension, and worries of waning global growth? Then, you might think the U.S. government shutdown only impacts the United States, but a Norwegian Boeing plane is stranded in Iran after an emergency landing four weeks ago. We’ll tell you why and explain what it’ll take to get it back in the air. Then, we...

Duration:00:08:41

Italy makes it rain, which means cheaper truffles for all

1/10/2019
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It’s Thursday, which means it’s time to hear from economist Diane Swonk of Grant Thornton. She helps us understand some of the history regarding the macroeconomic effects of past government shutdowns. Then we head to Europe, where the Ford Motor Company announced a sweeping overhaul. The BBC’s Bill Wilson told us more. We also talk about food, specifically how certain items that are typically seen as precious and dear are now strangely cheap. This time, it’s truffles, and apparently we have...

Duration:00:08:26

Taking stock of Venezuela’s economy as Maduro begins new term

1/10/2019
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From the BBC World Service … As Brexit continues in the U.K. Parliament, Japan’s prime minister is meeting with Theresa May to warn of the consequences of a no-deal edit. So, what’s at stake for the Japanese economy? Then, as Venezuela’s president begins a second term, what’s in store for the nation’s struggling economy? Afterwards, we look at whether dating apps be successful in a country where the majority of marriages are still arranged. Today's show is sponsored by Indeed, U.S. Postal...

Duration:00:07:23

California law says pet stores are allowed to only sell rescue animals

1/9/2019
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After enjoying a nearly three-decade ascension, auto sales numbers in China are actually down. Scott Tong fills us in on why the world’s largest car market seems to be slowing down. Then we talk with Susan Schmidt of Aviva Investors about how the slowdown in China might persuade people to buy stock. Also, there’s a new law in California requiring pet stores to sell only dogs, cats and rabbits that come from rescues or shelters. What does this mean for owners, stores and breeders? Today's...

Duration:00:07:58

The partial shutdown is now affecting food safety

1/9/2019
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Hundreds of thousands of federal employees have been directly affected by the partial government shutdown. Among them are people tasked to keep things safe. That includes the Food and Drug Administration, which keeps watch on about 80 percent of everything we eat. Then we check in on CES in Las Vegas, where Marketplace Tech’s Molly Wood is taking in the biggest tech showcase of the year. We also update the tumultuous economic situation in Venezuela as its president begins his second term....

Duration:00:08:30

Cancer's death rate has been dropping for 25 years. Why?

1/9/2019
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President Trump made his pitch for more wall funding Tuesday night as the partial government shutdown remains in place. The shutdown is affecting the SNAP program, which helps feed tens of millions of Americans. There’s a chance SNAP benefits will keep coming through the end of February. Also, a report from the American Cancer Society reported that the death rate from cancer has dropped for the 25th straight year. Andy Uhler has more on the factors that have led to the decline. Then, we talk...

Duration:00:08:20

Britain’s Brexit debate kicks off ahead of key vote

1/9/2019
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From the BBC World Service … The holidays are over and the British parliament is back in business with Brexit at the top of its 2019 agenda. Wednesday, five days of debate begins again on Theresa May’s exit deal, and a vote is slated for next Tuesday. So, what do politicians want, what do the people want, and who’s likely to get what they want? Then, police and clothing-factory workers are seeing the third day of clashes in Bangladesh – the world’s second-biggest garment exporter – over...

Duration:00:07:23