APM: Marketplace Morning Report
08-19-2014- Morning Report- Buy The Rumor, Sell The News08/19/14
'Buy the Rumor, Sell the news’. It’s a phrase used a lot these days when journalists cover wall street. But what does it really mean? What kinds of ‘news’ stories impact Wall Street trading, if at all? We report. Plus, it's relatively simple for...
08-15-2014- Marketplace- Internet of hackers
Ever wonder how the price of silver is set?For more than a hundred years,silver prices have been set globallyin something called a silver fix.But that's about to change. Plus, Samsung recently did a little home shoppingThe South Korean electronics...
08-14-2014- Morning Report- Tough economic news for Europe
Some not so great economic news out of Europe: gross domestic product for the second quarteris out this morning for the Eurozone, and across the board, economic growth was flat.Germany, Europe's largest economy,contracted in the second quarterby .2...
08-13-2014- Morning Report- Summertime gentrification
First up, Chinese authorities have launched an anti-trust investigationinto a handful of luxury car brandsaccused of jacking up prices on cars and car parts in China.Companies like BMW, Land Rover, Mercedes and Audi are madly slashing pricesto try and...
08-12-2014- Morning Report- Dinner and a movie
Not too long ago, Chiquita, the big banana company,made an offer to buy Irish produce giant Fyffesfor about half a billion dollars.Now, Chiquita itself is in the sites ofpotential buyers: two Braziliancompanieshave made an offer to buy the company....
08-11-2014- Morning Report- Water for sale
Turkey's prime ministerwas elected president of the country last night.The presidency will tack another five years onto Erdogan's 12 years in power, as Prime Minister.Erdoganhas been a politically controversial figure in Turkey,sometimes compared to...
08-08-2014- Morning Report- Kentuckys coal
Malaysia Airlines has lost two airliners this year with 537 people gone. The company's been burning through its cash and now the Malaysian government is stepping in ahead of some kind of restructuring. Plus, the broadcast TV network with the most...
08-07-2014- Morning Report- Unaffordable Housing
First up, Moscow is retaliating against the new round of economic sanctions imposed by Europe and the U.S. for Russia's role in Ukraine and its response to the downing of the Malaysian jetliner. President Putin says agricultural and food imports will...
08-06-2014- Morning Report- Walgreens big move
First up, more on the news that Walgreens has abandoned the idea of moving its tax headquarters from the US to Switzerland. This would have been a huge example of what are called "inversions": controversial, but presently legal, maneuvers to lower US...
08-05-2014- Morning Report- Paint em and wait
The World Bank is pulling together 200 million dollars to bolster the overburdened health care systems and quarantine efforts in West Africa as troops and medical personnell work to contain the outbreak of deadly Ebola. Plus, Missouri voters are...
08-04-14- Morning Report- Weather planes
Leaders from across Africa are in Washington for the next few days to talk about trade, economic development, and combating poverty. Trade between the US and Africa is down, as demand for one of the region's prime export commodities, crude oil, is...
08-01-14- Morning Report- Construction worker shortage
It's a total collapse for a global trade deal said to be worth a trillion dollars. The World Trade Organisation had hoped the agreement would add 21 million jobs around the globe, by easing customs rules. But India's refusal to sign means the deal's...
07-31-14- Morning Report- India stalls WTO deal
John Kerry is going to India, but India isn’t coming to Kerry. The country’s leaders have refused to sign a WTO deal, insisting on a compromise over grain stockpiles. The WTO deal reportedly could mean a trillion dollars in stimulus and 21 million new...
07-30-2014- Morning Report- Uber And Airbnb Concur
With Argentina on the brink of default, we take a look at how a difficult situation could get even trickier if a deal with U.S. hedge funds isn't struck soon. Plus, big urban hospitals are seeing a sharp drop in uninsured patients, which means...
07-29-2014- Morning Report- IPO frenzy
With increasing sanctions against Russia, we take a look at what it could mean for BP's bottom line. Also, this week, 25 companies are looking to go public in the U.S. That would be the most since a week in August 2000 when 28 IPOs listed in the U.S....
07-28-14- Morning Report - Nissan Subsidizes Battery Replacements
Former San Antonio MayorJulián Castro will be sworn in on Monday as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. We look at the authority and limits of his power to address housing problems facing low-income Americans. Plus,Nissan will release its...
07-25-2014- Morning Report- Crowdsourcing For Crowded Airports
President Obama meets with the leaders of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras today at the White House to talk about the child migrant crisis. We’ll look at what options US and Central American leaders have to try to fix it. Plus, the Transportation...
07-24-14- Morning Report- Fighting Detroits Bankruptcy
Women who promote other women, and non-white managers who hire diversity candidates, are subject to worse performance reviews. A new study from the University of Colorado also finds that white men who make the same decisions are rewarded. We look at...
07-23-2014- Morning Report-Blockbuster Moves To Mexico
The drumbeat of scandals involving big banks has been good news for smaller ones. Credit unions and regional banks are gaining customers by emphasizing their local roots and trustworthiness, which is also drawing interest from investors. Plus, it may...
07-22-2014- Morning Report- Free Meals For All Students
Detroit’s bankruptcy created some anxiety about the ability of other U.S. cities to borrow money. We look at whether it’s gotten harder for cities to take out loans in the year since Detroit’s filing. Plus, schools in parts of Texas are trying a new...
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