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Get up to speed on the daily news first thing in the morning with Marketplace Morning Report. Hosted by David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report keeps you informed on what you may have missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC World Service in London. In less than ten minutes, you can start off your day with a recap of the top economic and business headlines with our daily news show and podcast. David Brancaccio brings you key news updates and economic happenings in real time throughout the morning. Catch Marketplace Morning Report live every Monday through Friday to get the latest news on the markets, money, jobs and innovation. David has been in broadcasting for more than three decades, serving as a longtime host for Marketplace and winner of both the DuPont-Columbia Award and George Foster Peabody Award. He and his team on PBS’s NOW won two Emmy Awards in 2008, as well as the 2009 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Coverage. Marketplace Morning Report daily news podcasts are also available worldwide on platforms included Apple Podcasts, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, RSS Feeds and any place else where you get your podcasts.

Get up to speed on the daily news first thing in the morning with Marketplace Morning Report. Hosted by David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report keeps you informed on what you may have missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC World Service in London. In less than ten minutes, you can start off your day with a recap of the top economic and business headlines with our daily news show and podcast. David Brancaccio brings you key news updates and economic happenings in real time throughout the morning. Catch Marketplace Morning Report live every Monday through Friday to get the latest news on the markets, money, jobs and innovation. David has been in broadcasting for more than three decades, serving as a longtime host for Marketplace and winner of both the DuPont-Columbia Award and George Foster Peabody Award. He and his team on PBS’s NOW won two Emmy Awards in 2008, as well as the 2009 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Coverage. Marketplace Morning Report daily news podcasts are also available worldwide on platforms included Apple Podcasts, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, RSS Feeds and any place else where you get your podcasts.

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United States

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Get up to speed on the daily news first thing in the morning with Marketplace Morning Report. Hosted by David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report keeps you informed on what you may have missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC World Service in London. In less than ten minutes, you can start off your day with a recap of the top economic and business headlines with our daily news show and podcast. David Brancaccio brings you key news updates and economic happenings in real time throughout the morning. Catch Marketplace Morning Report live every Monday through Friday to get the latest news on the markets, money, jobs and innovation. David has been in broadcasting for more than three decades, serving as a longtime host for Marketplace and winner of both the DuPont-Columbia Award and George Foster Peabody Award. He and his team on PBS’s NOW won two Emmy Awards in 2008, as well as the 2009 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Coverage. Marketplace Morning Report daily news podcasts are also available worldwide on platforms included Apple Podcasts, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, RSS Feeds and any place else where you get your podcasts.

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English


Episodes

Grocery shopping is taking an extra bite out of our paychecks

7/14/2020
A spike in consumer inflation for June is driven by increasing prices at the gas pump and in grocery stores. The optimism of those who run small businesses jumped in June, but will that endure? And, domestic workers are fighting for more protections in California.

Duration:00:08:54

More than 5 million have lost health insurance and found no alternative, study finds

7/14/2020
Families USA, the health care advocacy group which put out this study, says there are about 5.4 million people who have fallen between the cracks in the system. School districts everywhere are weighing the safety and monetary costs and benefits of reopening. And, for people leaving prisons right now, reentry is especially hard with fewer jobs open and support systems strained.

Duration:00:07:01

The U.K. looks to U-turn on Huawei

7/14/2020
From the BBC World Service: The British government is set to announce that Huawei technology is to be excluded from the country’s 5G networks. South Korea pledges $90 billion for its “Green New Deal.” Job applications go visual with video resumes.

Duration:00:06:43

It’s official: Washington’s NFL team is changing its name

7/13/2020
People are looking beyond profits and losses in companies. That’s clear from a name change for the NFL’s team in Washington, D.C., as well as recent pressure on PepsiCo. Also, do companies believe, like analysts, that there will be a financial earnings recovery from the pandemic by 2021? We start to find out this week.

Duration:00:07:53

A thought experiment: What if online shopping went away?

7/13/2020
A fiction writer’s surreal take on the COVID-19 economy imagines a world where delivery vans arrive and confiscate your things, instead of dropping packages off. Plus, banks start releasing second quarter results this week. And, China’s new sanctions on members of Congress.

Duration:00:07:01

New liquor ban adds pressure on South Africa’s wine exporters

7/13/2020
From the BBC World Service: South Africa’s government has banned alcohol sales again as COVID-19 cases rise. The world’s biggest companies are set to borrow $1 trillion this year to bolster balance sheets. China will sanction U.S. lawmakers over Xinjiang measures.

Duration:00:06:20

What civil rights leaders want from Facebook

7/10/2020
Wells Fargo is preparing to cut thousands of jobs, according to Bloomberg. What does this new round of layoffs across the economy mean? And, one civil rights leader who’s met with Facebook describes how the company needs to change.

Duration:00:07:46

Half of Oklahoma is a Native American reservation. There are economic consequences.

7/10/2020
A Supreme Court decision Thursday affirmed that about half of the state of Oklahoma is Native American reservation land. Plus, Hong Kong is closing all schools again after a spike in COVID-19 cases. And, why Puerto Rico is giving up control of its power grid to a private utility.

Duration:00:07:02

Emirates president warns of thousands of job cuts

7/10/2020
From the BBC World Service: Emirates airline warns it could make up to 9,000 job cuts because of COVID-19. Could the U.S. lose its appeal to international students? We hear from some affected by decisions to revoke visas for classes taken online this fall. And, how restrictions on the hajj pilgrimage are hurting businesses in Saudi Arabia.

Duration:00:07:01

Don’t get too excited about that slight dip in weekly jobless claims

7/9/2020
States that are seeing large spikes in COVID-19 cases are also seeing jumps in first-time unemployment claims. The Supreme Court rules on who can have access to President Trump’s tax records. And, should internet service be treated like a public utility?

Duration:00:07:48

Whiplash in the bar and restaurant industries

7/9/2020
Many bar and restaurant employees went back to work in June. New COVID-19 spikes and shutdowns might be sending them back home. Plus, potential furloughs for United Airlines. And, how Americans are spending pandemic unemployment insurance.

Duration:00:07:18

Singapore is next in line for elections during COVID-19

7/9/2020
From the BBC World Service: The wealthy city-state of Singapore heads to the polls amid rising concerns about socioeconomic inequality. Australia ignites more fury from China, its biggest trading partner. As disease ravages global pork stocks, could fake meat be the answer?

Duration:00:07:47

What are we going to do with schools this fall?

7/8/2020
President Trump pushes for schools to reopen this fall. Looking forward to Thursday’s forthcoming jobless claims numbers, as we wait to see if people are getting back to work amid COVID-19 spikes. And, how summer camp closures are hitting parents.

Duration:00:08:39

An investigation into unpaid labor at rehab centers

7/8/2020
An investigation by Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting shows that workers in rehab programs often don’t get paid, and are sometimes put in dangerous situations. Plus, global joblessness is rising 10 times faster than during the Great Recession. And, how employee pay cuts have helped save jobs.

Duration:00:07:05

Could the UK have an answer for young workers hit by COVID-19?

7/8/2020
From the BBC World Service: The U.K. government will announce a $2.5 billion “kick-start scheme” to create more jobs for young people after the pandemic. The latest on how the coronavirus is squeezing jobs in China. The CEO of Loon on how the company is providing internet to rural Kenya using balloons.

Duration:00:06:55

Americans are moving because of the pandemic

7/7/2020
How COVID-19 is changing where people live. Plus, will we see a rebound in the demand for labor after severe declines in the spring? Job openings numbers for May are out today. And, how the U.K. has kept its unemployment rate from skyrocketing.

Duration:00:07:08

The data on PPP loans is out. Many large businesses took advantage of them.

7/7/2020
The Paycheck Protection Program data raises questions, again, about whether aid helped well-off businesses rather than those most in need. Extended federal unemployment benefits are coming to an end. And, why it matters that carbon dioxide is currently in short supply.

Duration:00:07:30

TikTok will leave Hong Kong over new security law

7/7/2020
From the BBC World Service: TikTok has said it will withdraw from Hong Kong after China imposed a new security law on the city. A company spokesman told the BBC, “In light of recent events, we’ve decided to stop operations of the TikTok app in Hong Kong.” Also, whether the U.K. furlough scheme for workers has saved millions of jobs or just delayed the inevitable.

Duration:00:06:23

Uber’s food-delivery market move to buy Postmates

7/6/2020
Uber is buying food-delivery service Postmates. Business for apps like Postmates has been up during COVID-19. Plus, an early look at why market futures were up all morning. And, how does the cancellation of minor league baseball this year affect the towns where teams play?

Duration:00:07:26

Warren Buffett’s big energy play

7/6/2020
Berkshire Hathaway Energy has announced it will acquire Dominion Energy’s natural gas transmission and storage business. The Louvre Museum in Paris is reopening. And, is a tax on the meat industry and its carbon emissions coming soon?

Duration:00:07:09