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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.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

261 South Figueroa Street #200 Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 621-3500


Episodes

Making a correction

2/28/2020
Stock indices and bond yields are falling again on Friday. S&P 500 sees its fastest correction in history. One drug with the potential to fight coronavirus already in the development pipeline.

Duration:00:08:05

Let’s put these market drops in context

2/28/2020
A global recession on the horizon? An official reading on consumer spending. The worst day for the Dow since February 2018.

Duration:00:07:10

COVID-19 hits travel and tourism shares

2/28/2020
From the BBC World Service: COVID-19 coronavirus weighs heavily on global markets. Airlines and hotels hit hard as cancellations mount. The important difference between points and percentages in the stock markets.

Duration:00:06:39

World economy forecasted to slow to Great Recession pace

2/27/2020
Can economic policymakers compensate for this virus? Housing shortages move to the heartland. Contrary to Keynes’ prediction, the American workweek is still really long.

Duration:00:08:48

Technology keeps improving, but we keep working more

2/27/2020
Europe’s markets down hard over the ebbing and flowing of concern around COVID-19. The rural areas in America seeing a business boost. Why the American workweek is not shrinking.

Duration:00:07:09

Markets continue to feel COVID-19 chill

2/27/2020
From the BBC World Service, global markets still feeling coronavirus fears. Northern Italian towns remain on lockdown. South Korea keeps interest rates on hold, despite disease spread and a weakened economy.

Duration:00:06:35

Unionizing is about to get harder for some workers

2/26/2020
Uncertainty over how COVID-19 will affect near-term bottom lines. National Labor Relations Board plans to make it harder for certain workers to unionize. The $24-billion industry of secondhand clothing.

Duration:00:07:08

With COVID-19 fear comes U.S. consumer confidence decline

2/26/2020
U.S. consumers primarily view the coronavirus as a risk to global economic growth. Companies in the travel business are managing the fallout from COVID-19. Some financial innovation geared toward retirement plans.

Duration:00:07:08

COVID-19 fears force markets even lower

2/26/2020
From the BBC World Service, global markets down again on fears of coronavirus spread. Hong Kong dishes out cash to its residents. South Africans brace for a crucial budget. Why European banks keep losing chief executives.

Duration:00:06:33

Looking for a COVID-19 vaccine

2/25/2020
The 10-year Treasury yield briefly falls below its record closing level. HHS Secretary Alex Azar appears at four congressional hearings this week. The race is on for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Duration:00:08:13

Dow, S&P 500 erase all 2020 gains

2/25/2020
U.S. stock index futures steady after Monday meltdown. The consequences of campaign fundraising. A window into the world of car insurance pricing.

Duration:00:07:04

Markets steady after big sell-off

2/25/2020
From the BBC World Service… Global markets recover slightly after Monday’s big losses. The race for a COVID-19 vaccine. President Trump promises comprehensive trade deal with India.

Duration:00:07:03

Markets worldwide slide with new coronavirus cases

2/24/2020
Bahrain, Kuwait and Afghanistan report first-time infections, while South Korea and Italy see sharp increases in cases. Lowe’s and Home Depot will be releasing their quarterly earnings. SCOTUS hears a case over the contested $8-billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Duration:00:08:19

What happens when foreign aid is stolen

2/24/2020
Sharp increases in the number of coronavirus cases worldwide wreak havoc on markets. New U.S. immigration rules take effect today. An economics professor estimates that between 5% and 8% of international aid is diverted to offshore accounts.

Duration:00:08:20

Coronavirus threatens Italian economy

2/24/2020
Italy reports the most coronavirus cases outside of Asia, causing worries for the country’s economy. And Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes President Trump to India, with both hoping for a trade deal to resolve long-simmering tension.

Duration:00:06:30

This CEO says company is “nearly fully operational” in U.S.-China dealings

2/21/2020
The coronavirus hit in Asia is bigger than expected. How the epidemic’s expansion is affecting the auto and airline industries in China. One CEO who’s juggling the current challenges that come with doing business between the U.S. and China.

Duration:00:06:48

Not all political ads are created equal

2/21/2020
On streaming sites, political ads aren’t always required to disclose who paid for them. How coronavirus is hitting inmates of China’s prison system. What we can learn from Tokyo about affordable housing.

Duration:00:07:10

How much is coronavirus impacting global business?

2/21/2020
Services sectors remain somewhat resilient, while manufacturing is struggling with supply-chain disruption from China’s coronavirus outbreak. No India-U.S. trade deal expected on President Trump’s imminent visit. Will steel jobs lost in North East England during the 1970s ever come back?

Duration:00:06:35

When ignorance is a good thing

2/20/2020
Home construction ticked up in January. What coronavirus and a jump in the price of acetaminophen in India mean for the world’s largest generic drug exporter. Plus, a look at economic equality through the “veil of ignorance.”

Duration:00:09:08

Selling off Victoria’s Secret

2/20/2020
L Brands prepare to sell control of Victoria’s Secret at a $1.1-billion valuation. ViacomCBS reports its earnings for the first time since a December merger. And the Beatles teach us something about taxes and unintended economic consequences.

Duration:00:08:05