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07-28-14- Morning Report - Nissan Subsidizes Battery...07/28/14
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...
07-21-2014- Morning Report- Save Your Money Or Invest
The sports network’s ESPN 3 will carry a $10 million gaming contest this weekend in Seattle. We investigate. Plus, areport by Bankrate says young people favor saving cash over investing in the stock market. We examine the issue.
07-18-2014- Morning Report- Pop Up Ads That Mean Nothing
A new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education shows that roughly 500,000 teachers leave the profession every year, with the biggest churn occurring in high-poverty schools. After investing in their training, how can we keep more young...
07-17-2014- Morning Report- Middle-aged Letting The Market Down
Starting this Fall, Facebook will begin tracking how its subscribers watch television content on mobile devices. But is comes at a time when some privacy activists are worried about Facebook’s activities. Also, aTrulia analysis out today shows that...
07-16-2014- Morning Report- Growing Pains Of Bike Sharing
Recent reports claim kidney donors face insurances challenges after they donate, which might discourage potential donors in the future. We investigate. Also,we provide a preview on Bank of America earnings report and also look at how much the bank has...
07-15-2014- Morning Report
Home Depot is selling 3D printers for $1400-3000 each. Who's buying them, and why? What do they print? What about the cartridges? So many questions. So little time! Also,President Obama is trying to stir up some passion for shoring up the national...
07-14-2014- Morning Report-
A new study finds that “unhappy” cities in the U.S. may include many that might be expected – declining Rust Belt cities, for example – but many “happy” cities have similar economic attributes: low wages and low housing costs. What are the...
07-11-2014- Morning Report- Dual Language World Cup Ads
Wells Fargo has 17 straight quarters of positive earnings, but that might change on Friday. Bank profits have been hit by lower-than-expected home sales, a cap on low short-term interest rates, and billions in settlements to the U.S. government in the...
07-10-2014- Morning Report- Women Footballistas
India's PM Narender Modi, who won a landslide victory at the polls two months ago, will make his first budget speech today. India offers a huge market for foreign investors, but its economy is beset by problems. We use the budget as a peg to look at...
07-09-2014- Morning Report- Global Business Travel
The Global Business Travel Associationhas a report out today whichsays there's been a recentupswing inbusiness trips.American companies are spending more on both domestic and international travel, as well as conventions – which they take to be a sign...
07-08-2014- Morning Report- Mexican Carmakers Drive Ahead
Washington State starts retail marijuana sales this week. We look at how it’s different from Colorado, and what it learned from Colorado going first. Plus,Mexico is set to overtake Brazil as Latin America’s top automaker. Mexican factories surged...
07-07-2014- Morning Report - American companies becoming un-American
The World Gold Council is meeting to confront suggestions that the cost of gold might be rigged -- Gold buyers could be paying more for gold because of behind-the-scenes tactics. Plus, Marketplace contributor Allan Sloan is on the cover of Fortune...
07-04-2014- Morning Report- Transit Fare Increase
Transit fares are going up this summer in a few different cities. We look at where the fare increases are, why operating costs are rising and why fares alone aren't enough to keep transit systems economically viable. Plus, data from credit service...
07-03-2014- Morning Report- Accounting For The Insured
The New England Journal of Medicine is out with a new analysis of people with health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act. The number: 20 million. We dig into it and look at the folks who bought health coverage directly from insurers. Who are...
07-02-2014- Morning Report- Bitcoin Buyers
The US Marshall Service auctioned off 30,000 bitcoin since Friday – the auction seems to have created a new class of bitcoin buyers – but there's still mystery around who they are and how much have they bought. Plus, Hyatt is building a new 5-star...
07-01-2014- Morning Report- Harder Decisions
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Panama tomorrow for the inauguration of new President Juan Carlos Varela. We look at the economic challenges facing Mr. Varela as he tries to continue the country’s healthy economic growth while also tackling...
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