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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

When the vapes go out in The City

6/25/2019
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There’s a potential for a market letdown if the Fed doesn’t cut interest rates soon enough. San Francisco is voting on an e-cigarette ban. Plus, even as Hong Kong’s controversial extradition law gets put on hold, some businesses are leaving the commerce hub.

Duration:00:08:30

The U.S. housing market is out of whack

6/25/2019
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The U.S. issues yet more sanctions against Iran, but will they work at this point? The U.S. isn’t building enough new homes, let alone affordable housing.

Duration:00:08:26

Zimbabwe bans foreign currency

6/25/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Zimbabwe has banned the use of foreign currencies, including the U.S. dollar. We hear about water scarcity in India. Plus, as protests continue over a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong, some business owners are pledging their support, even if it costs thousands of dollars a day.

Duration:00:07:10

An artist in residence (she can afford)

6/24/2019
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President Trump again criticizes the Fed for not lowering interest rates right as the agency plans to do so. The new secretary of defense takes the president’s message to NATO allies: pitch in more money! Plus, one Florida city is helping artists achieve the dream of homeownership.

Duration:00:07:56

Transgender groups fight for a seat at the funding table

6/24/2019
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Four Chinese super-computing companies and one think tank join Huawei on the U.S.’s so-called “entities list.” Transgender advocacy groups struggle to raise money. Plus, the Women’s World Cup of soccer makes jerseys a fashion statement.

Duration:00:08:32

Turning CO2 into mattresses

6/24/2019
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From the BBC World Service… The U.S. is readying fresh sanctions against Iran. With the Trump administration already exerting maximum pressure, what’s left to target? We look at the implications of Turkey’s latest election. Plus, scientists from around the world are in Germany to talk about ways to make money from sucking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.

Duration:00:07:13

Why librarians are against tariffs on China

6/21/2019
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U.S. tensions with Iran, a major oil exporter, are spooking bond markets. The Fed exempts almost 20 big banks from its “stress tests.” Plus, one surprise opponent of U.S. tariffs against China: librarians.

Duration:00:07:59

It’s my cubicle, and I’ll cry if I want to.

6/21/2019
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Business owners attend hearings to sound off on tariffs. Plus, we look at many reasons people cry at work.

Duration:00:08:17

The view from Tehran

6/21/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Tensions between the U.S. and Iran are escalating. What’s the view from Tehran? Poland has blocked a push for the European Union to be carbon neutral by 2050. Plus, we look at India’s huge diaspora.

Duration:00:07:04

What it’s like to look for a roommate at age 95

6/20/2019
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An Italian oil company returns fuel from sanctioned Iran it initially believed was coming from Iraq. The Fed holds off on cutting interest rates. Plus, as the housing affordability crisis worsens in California, public agencies are assisting the elderly in finding roommates.

Duration:00:07:47

America’s many thirty-somethings

6/20/2019
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The Fed signals it will lower interest rates soon. Canada readies the approval of the “New NAFTA.” The median age in the U.S. goes up to 38.

Duration:00:07:37

The future of train travel

6/20/2019
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From the BBC World Service… The Court of Appeal in London has ruled that the way the British government grants licenses to export arms to Saudi Arabia for possible use in Yemen is unlawful. Britain has started testing its first hydrogen-powered train. Plus, we look at global barter trade.

Duration:00:06:36

Does this charitable donation spark joy?

6/19/2019
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The Fed meets Wednesday to make a big decision on interest rates. Trust in vaccines is waning in richer countries compared to less-developed countries. Plus, charitable donations in the U.S. are down, so one Christian organization is taking a novel approach to spur giving.

Duration:00:07:50

Making the case for reparations to Congress

6/19/2019
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U.S. steel companies blame “market dynamics” for low second-quarter earnings. Marijuana legalization in Canada has a rocky start. Plus, Congress hears the case for reparations.

Duration:00:08:00

People are losing faith in vaccines

6/19/2019
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From the BBC World Service… The World Health Organization has branded vaccine hesitancy, or the reluctance or refusal to be vaccinated, as one of the 10 biggest threats to global health. A new report highlights that developed countries are more skeptical. Billionaire Stephen Schwarzman has donated $188 million to Oxford University in England, the biggest single gift in its history. Plus, authorities in Berlin have outlined plans to freeze rents in the German capital for the next five years....

Duration:00:06:57

Democratizing airport food

6/18/2019
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Markets perk up at the prospect lower interest rates in Europe ahead of a big U.S. Fed meeting. The housing market is just weird right now. Plus, Tampa’s airport has really stepped up its food game, and non-passengers are invited to gourmandize.

Duration:00:08:11

Who needs a “gig” when you have a hot labor market?

6/18/2019
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Embattled plane maker Boeing sells some planes at the Paris Air Show. And other companies have committed themselves to cut down on carbon emissions. Supply-side luminary Arthur Laffer of Laffer Curve fame gets the Presidential Medal Freedom. Plus, what’s the future of a gig economy in a hot labor market?

Duration:00:08:13

Facebook wants to be your banker

6/18/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Facebook has revealed details of its new cryptocurrency Libra. So how will it work? And will anybody trust it? Plus, in Berlin today, electric car manufacturers are discussing how to scale up production. We explain why a lack of charging points isn’t the only roadblock.

Duration:00:07:07

This Spanish “ghost town” can be yours for $100K

6/17/2019
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Manufacturing in the U.S. is dismal, according to the New York Fed. Puerto Rico might reach a deal to pay off its massive debt. Plus, companies are working with landowners in abandoned, rural Spanish towns to sell properties at bargain prices.

Duration:00:07:36

In Atlanta’s food desert, residents find an oasis in its “food forest”

6/17/2019
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India hits the U.S. with retaliatory tariffs. There’s been little progress to end child poverty over the last three decades, according to a new report. Plus, a so-called “food forest” in Atlanta is providing free, quality produce to residents who would otherwise not have access to it.

Duration:00:07:59