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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

Is there oil under the Everglades? Someone's about to find out

3/20/2019
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The E.U. tells everyone to prep for a no-deal Brexit. The Fed announces what it will do with interest rates Tuesday, and it looks like they'll stay put for now. Levi's is back on the stock market, but will it be able to appeal to Millenials? Plus, after years of resistance from environmental groups and legal battles, an oil company will get to explore for oil under the Everglades. Today's show is sponsored by WordPress, Brother Printers and Panopto.

Duration:00:11:06

When targeted advertising is considered discrimination

3/20/2019
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Facebook changes its targeted advertising system after its accused of discrimination. Levi's is back on the stock market. Plus, we look into the environmental costs of sapphire mining and its effect on the lemur population in Madagascar. Today's show is sponsored by WordPress, Brother Printers and Panopto.

Duration:00:08:21

Cyclone exacerbates problems for Africa's biggest power company

3/20/2019
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From the BBC World Service… South Africa is in its fifth day of severe power cuts , impacting everything from traffic lights, to water systems, and emergency services. That's as effects of a cyclone in Mozambique add more pressure to an already aging infrastructure suffering from a decade of mismanagement. Then, Taiwan requests new F-16 fighter jets from the U.S. But that could cause ructions in the ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China. Then, as the Brexit clock continues its...

Duration:00:07:11

Cashless concessions

3/19/2019
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The White House floats reining in some student loans to unburden the federal government of related debt. The Fed governors are set to meet once again to assess interest rates. Plus, Mercedez Benz Stadium in Atlanta is leading the way in cashless concessions. And Myspace loses 12-years worth of music uploaded to the once popular social media site — over 50 million songs. Today's show is sponsored by WellFrame and GAIN Capital Group.

Duration:00:07:29

Are you ready for some fútbol?

3/19/2019
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The Trump Administration considers changes to federally subsidized flood insurance amid torrents in the Midwest. A new report looks at the trade-offs people make between housing and their health. Plus, thanks to a big investment in marketing, Major League Soccer has made a major comeback. Today's show is sponsored by WellFrame and GAIN Capital Group.

Duration:00:07:54

Confused about Brexit? So are U.K. businesses

3/19/2019
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From the BBC World Service… With one sentence, the speaker of the U.K.'s House of Commons threw more uncertainty over Brexit with just a week and a half to go. We'll hear from businesses about how they're coping. Then, documents obtained by the BBC show Boeing has told airlines it expects to have new software for its troubled 737 Max ready by the end of the month. Plus, Morocco is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Africa, but it's also one of the worst for gender equality. A...

Duration:00:06:41

The coyote fur on your winter parka is big business

3/18/2019
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We take a look at the "dot plot" for an idea of what the Fed will do on interest rates. Two giant banking companies you've probably never heard of but likely use are merging. Plus, coyote fur is big business, but rising prices have trappers looking for alternatives. Today's show is sponsored by the Alliance for Lifetime Income, Kronos and EquityZen.

Duration:00:07:51

The 'Cowboy Priest's' crusade against the border wall

3/18/2019
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President Trump sounds off on the autoworkers union over a closed General Motors plant. It's a new day for GPS tracking, literally. Plus, as the debate over the border wall continues, for parishioners of one small church along the U.S.-Mexico border, the prospect of a barrier is about more than political rhetoric. Today's show is sponsored by the Alliance for Lifetime Income, Kronos and EquityZen.

Duration:00:08:03

Formal merger talks begin between Germany’s biggest lenders

3/18/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Germany's two biggest lenders, Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank, confirmed over the weekend they’re engaged in formal merger talks. But are the two sides skeptical about the possibility of coming together? Then, businesses in New Zealand are pulling ads from social media sites after Friday's deadly mosque attack. Plus, the Australia island of Tasmania grows around half of the world’s legal opium supply. We'll hear from some of the farmers involved in the secretive...

Duration:00:06:56

How a hotel in Copenhagen is helping recovering drug addicts

3/15/2019
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Now that earnings season is over, what are investors focusing on? Two big names depart at Facebook. Seven states have legalized sports gambling, but they shouldn't expect a windfall this March Madness. Volkswagen is in hot water with the SEC over its emissions fraud. Plus, we travel to Copenhagen, where one hotel is helping drug addicts with training, jobs and recovery. Today's show is sponsored by Vistaprint, Amazon Web Services and Brother Printers.

Duration:00:07:54

Russia's dirty laundry

3/15/2019
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The British parliament has voted to postpone the March 29 Brexit deadline. Will the European Union agree to the extension, and what happens either way? Tesla reveals its Model Y SUV. Plus, we take a look at the Russian financial fraud scheme known as the "Troika Laundromat". Today's show is sponsored by Vistaprint, Amazon Web Services and Brother Printers.

Duration:00:08:15

Boeing's grounded 737 Max 8 jets exacerbate fare spikes in India

3/15/2019
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From the BBC World Service… China's National People's Congress passes new legislation aimed at easing trade tensions with the U.S. Then, the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max 8 jets have had ripple impacts all around the world. In India, the world's fastest growing aviation market, airfares have surged more than 100 percent in some cases. Then, as students all over the world walk out of class today to protest inaction on climate change, we take a look at the small Central American nation of...

Duration:00:07:04

The diabetes epidemic along the southern border

3/14/2019
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What's at stake for Boeing now that the U.S. has joined other countries in grounding their popular line of aircraft following two deadly crashes? What does the uptick in durable goods orders tell us about the prospects for the future economy amid multiple economic crises around the world? Plus, we talk to a reporter looking at the epidemic of amputations from diabetes in South Texas. Today's show is sponsored by Ling Ling Asian Foods, Clearbanc and Panopto.

Duration:00:08:09

Juan Guaido dismisses accusations he's responsible for Venezuela's power outage

3/14/2019
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From the BBC World Service… How the uncertainty over Brexit's future could impact wider European Parliament elections in May. Then, amid an ongoing crisis in Venezuela, we hear from Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido, who dismisses accusations he was involved in a widespread power cut, and why he's not ruling out foreign military intervention to help resolve his country's worsening problems. Afterward, in part two of our interview with former Indian...

Duration:00:07:09

The many motivations behind birth tourism from China

3/14/2019
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After aviation regulators worldwide grounded Boeing's MAX airliners following a second devastating crash in Ethiopia, the FAA decided to follow suit. What took so long? JPMorgan Chase is opening about 90 new branches as other banks are closing locations. Plus, some Chinese mothers describe why they have chosen to give birth to their children in the U.S. Today's show is sponsored by Ling Ling Asian Foods, Clearbanc and Panopto.

Duration:00:08:23

A go-to doctor for 'birth tourists'

3/13/2019
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Boeing faces further backlash over its Max-8 aircraft following a recent crash in Ethiopia, including the prospect of compensating airlines for the grounding of their planes. Dick's Sporting Goods announces it will stop selling guns in 125 more stores. Plus, we talk to one California doctor that has found himself as a go-to physician for Chinese women delivering babies in the United States. Today's show is sponsored by Amenity Health and EquityZen.

Duration:00:08:17

Desperate school bribes

3/13/2019
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Dozens of prominent figures have been caught up in a massive, college admissions bribery scheme. But how is that different from the legal ways rich people get their children into elite institutions, really? Regulators issue a damning statement against Wells Fargo over consumer abuses from years ago. Plus, why are there 2 million fewer tax returns this year? Today's show is sponsored by Amenity Health and EquityZen.

Duration:00:08:56

U.K. rejects E.U.-negotiated Brexit deal. Now what?

3/13/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Uncertainty over Brexit reigns supreme in Britain after lawmakers last night rejected the prime minister's exit deal for the second time. With at least seven possible outcomes for Brexit and just 14 days to decide a plan, we hear from one business owner about how he's preparing. Then, Iran's president has spent three days in Iraq exploring ways to boost trade between the two neighboring countries with a bloody past. What are both sides walking away with, and how...

Duration:00:07:32

Can having a daughter narrow the gender pay gap?

3/12/2019
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Inflation ticks up, but only a tiny bit. Congress revisits the issue of internet privacy. The U.S. is upset with Germany over Huawei. Plus, can the U.S. learn about narrowing the gender pay gap from Denmark? Today's show is sponsored by the Alliance for Lifetime Income, On Deck Capital, Brother Printers and EquityZen.

Duration:00:08:30

HBD, WWW!

3/12/2019
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The new head of the federal consumer watchdog faces lawmakers Tuesday as the agency eyes loosening payday lending regulations. Two weeks out from a vote deadline, there may be some flexibility in Brexit negotiations. That sounds better than it is. Plus, the World Wide Web hits the Big 3-0! What is there to celebrate, and where has the Internet gone wrong? Today's show is sponsored by the Alliance for Lifetime Income, On Deck Capital, Brother Printers and EquityZen.

Duration:00:08:27