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Marketplace Morning Report

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


Episodes

Gentrification in the birthplace of democracy

12/10/2019
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The U.S. and China agree to delay tariffs, according to reports. The UK faces its third election in five years as Brexit looms. Plus, Airbnb is facing protests in Athens, Greece as rents go up.

Duration:00:07:05

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, unless you’re in HR

12/10/2019
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The “New NAFTA” is closer to congressional approval. Corporate diversity measures have failed black millennial professionals. Plus, holiday parties are more popular this year, which means employers have to be extra careful about unruly behavior.

Duration:00:08:23

Power crisis brewing for South African business

12/10/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Widespread power cuts wallop businesses in South Africa. Nintendo launches Switch in China with Tencent’s help. Plus, what the artificial intelligence revolution means for our jobs.

Duration:00:07:10

Finding the American Dream through politics

12/9/2019
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Sprint and T-Mobile head to court to defend their mega-merger. Why mortgage rates remain steady as interest rates go down. Plus, how one woman found the better life her parents sought in this country.

Duration:00:08:44

Beers, bigotry and a boycott that’s working

12/9/2019
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s proposed deal to lower prescription drug prices is up for a vote in the House. Banks and hedge funds are messing with the repo market. Plus, a Michigan brewery faces backlash in the wake of a racial discrimination settlement.

Duration:00:08:37

What’s the point of meetings?

12/9/2019
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From the BBC World Service… WTO’s Appellate Body is set to lose two judges. Plus, are meetings just a way to waste the workday?

Duration:00:06:28

You can’t spell “finance” without “A” and “I”

12/6/2019
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Jobs numbers were still strong in November. Plus, AI’s powers of prediction could cost some jobs on Wall Street, but it’s ultimately a good thing, say experts.

Duration:00:05:26

A reckoning for Uber

12/6/2019
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Uber releases a report on sexual assault on its rides. The Labor Department’s updated jobs numbers point towards recession. Plus, how to value the world’s biggest oil company.

Duration:00:06:56

Germany’s factory recession deepens

12/6/2019
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From the BBC World Service… German industrial output suffers its biggest contraction in a decade. There’s optimism over an OPEC oil deal. Plus, how African swine fever has hit Bulgaria.

Duration:00:06:37

It’s not delivery. It’s the grocery store.

12/5/2019
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November’s jobs numbers promise to be underwhelming. Kroger gets into the food delivery business. Plus, a woman deals with ailing parents as an only child.

Duration:00:08:28

What the term “able-bodied adults” misses

12/5/2019
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Huawei lobs another legal challenge against the U.S. over its ban of the Chinese tech giant’s components. Who are the people at risk of losing SNAP benefits under the Trump Administration’s new proposed rules? Plus, the anatomy of a leveraged buyout.

Duration:00:08:33

Food prices give India’s central bank pause

12/5/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Huawei lobs another legal challenge at the U.S. Pension strikes threaten to cripple France. Plus, rising inflation forces India’s central bank to hold interest rates.

Duration:00:07:20

There’s no place like a party store for the holidays

12/4/2019
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The Trump Administration plans to restrict access to the SNAP, or food stamp programs, claiming the move will get people working. College debt is rising for more affluent students. Plus, online shopping is great for a lot of things, but for getting into the holiday spirit — not so much.

Duration:00:08:23

The bus things in life are free

12/4/2019
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A look at Alphabet’s new CEO Sundar Pichai from his hometown in India. OPEC and Russia could slow down oil supply to maintain prices. Plus, Kansas City, Missouri floats making public buses free.

Duration:00:08:19

The rise of the most powerful Indian in business

12/4/2019
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From the BBC World Service… We profile Sundar Pichai, who is taking over as chief executive of Google’s parent company Alphabet. The International Monetary Fund counts the cost of unrest and trade tensions on Hong Kong. Plus, how Paris is transforming its unused parking garages.

Duration:00:06:58

Citibank, country bank

12/3/2019
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Investors balk at Trump’s insinuation there might not be a trade deal until after the 2020 election. Congress investigates substandard military housing. Plus, it’s getting harder and harder to keep bank branches open in rural areas.

Duration:00:08:23

Decolonizing giving

12/3/2019
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“New NAFTA” hits a snag. The EU pledges to cut greenhouse emissions to zero. Plus, facing philanthropy’s history of exploitation and privilege.

Duration:00:07:23

Climate change is a health threat

12/3/2019
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From the BBC World Service… France and the U.S. are locked in a war of words over tariffs. The World Health Organization issues a warning on climate change. Plus, why Saudi Arabia is investing more money in the arts.

Duration:00:07:14

Why working from home is good for everybody

12/2/2019
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Trump reimposes steel and aluminium tariffs on Brazil and Argentina. NATO turns 70, and some world leaders say the alliance is needed now more than ever. You’ll soon be able to download all your Facebook photos. Plus, more telecommuting could mean a boost for the American economy.

Duration:00:06:45

Even Milton Friedman was concerned about student loan debt

12/2/2019
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The FDA weighs in on the safety of CBD. Charities fear an even bigger drop in giving this year. Plus, how realistic is the prospect of wiping out student debt?

Duration:00:08:43