APM: Marketplace Morning Report
10-24-2014 Morning Report - Holiday hands10/24/14
A Columbia University physician who traveled to Guinea tocare for Ebola patients is now in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City.He fell ill and later tested positive for Ebola. More on New York's preparedness for such a situation.Plus,UPS...
10-23-2014 Morning Report - Baggage claim
Just how muchdoes Facebook's founder "like" China?Yesterday, Mark Zuckerbergdelivered a 30 minute speech, in Mandarin, at Tsinghua University. It's part of a larger effort to court the Chinese market. More on that.Plus: Southwest used to be a small...
10-22-2014 Morning Report - Gas puzzler
Investors in Europe seem happier today after several big American companies reported stronger than expected earnings.We've talkedabout last week's market turmoil.When there's that kind of stock market volatility, there's this impulse to attribute it...
10-21-2014 Morning Report - The U.S. Liberian community
Investors have been concerned about slow growth in Europe, but now they're looking at China—The country is going to have a hard time hitting its goal for growth it set for this year. More on that.Plus, we headto Staten Island to talk about how Ebola...
10-20-2014 Morning Report - Preparing for disasters
Today, Apple of Cupertino, California will reveal how much money it's been making. Take those profits, divide by the number of shares, and the result could be a record. But with the release of the new, thinner iPad, there's talk that growth for...
10-17-2014 Morning Report - Political ad spending
It's the end of what has been arocky week for investors—One of the worst in years.No markets were immune: commodities took a hit as oil prices continued to fall lower.Investors have been concerned about political upheaval about the spread of ebola. We...
10-16-2014 Marketplace Morning - Giving to fight Ebola
Yesterday was another crazy trading day in the U.S. with some big swings. The markets have had a lot to process, and there's a sense among many investors that this kind of volatility's going to continue. More on that. Plus,Facebook's CEO and...
10-15-2014 Morning Report - Global avocado sales ripen
When the markets closed yesterday, abarrel of U.S.crude oil was trading at $81.84. That's the lowest it's been in years, and it's bringing down the cost of gasoline.That may be good news for consumers in this country, but there is a growing debate...
10-14-2014 Morning Report - Nobel laureate Jean Tirole
A lot of lending isn't subject to regulation;It takes place in what's called the shadow banking sector.The players are hedge funds, money market funds, and private equity groups.This posed a big problem during the financial crisis, as there wasn't...
10-13-2014 Morning Report - Ireland may close tax loophole
It's advantageous for companies to do business in Ireland because of how that country calculates taxes.Tech giants like Google, Facebook and Apple have set up subsidiaries there, and in doing so, havesaved billions of dollars thanks to a tax rate...
10-10-2014 Morning Report - Electronics and earth metals
The sell-a-thon persists on world stock markets this morning. This is the week that the International Monetary Fund revised downward its forecast for economic growth around the world, not so much the U.S., but a lot of other places, including Asia and...
10-09-2014 Morning Report - Saving for retirement
At five major U.S. airports, the government will screen passengers for Ebola symptoms.In Spain, three more people have been quarantined, and in Texas, Thomas Eric Duncan succumbed to the disease yesterday.As the death toll from the Ebola epidemic...
10-08-2014 Morning Report - Whip it (inflation)
Worries about the economies of Europe, Japan, and China helped shove the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 272 points, yesterday, 1.6 percent. The SP 500 fell 1.5 percent. But a counter-vailing push could come later today as companies start to release...
10-07-2014 - Morning Report - Disease detectives
First up, we get a new window on jobs in America—one the Federal Reserve watches closely to measure the strength of the overall labor market. It's called JOLTS, or "Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey." We have more on what a certain number in that...
10-06-2014 - Morning Report - Talking with the president of the NY Fed
First up, William Dudley, president of the New York Fed, responds to criticism his team needs to be tougher on Wall Street firms.This question moved to the foreground after the public radio program This American Life--with news organization...
10-03-2014 - Morning Report - Basket of goods
First up, JPMorgan Chase, one of the biggest of banks, has more information now on a colossal cyberattack from the summer. The bank says accounts were not cracked, but well over half the households in America had personal information taken, if you do...
10-02-2014 - Morning Report - Obama touts economy
First up, in the face of flagging recovery in the area that uses the Euro, the Europe Central Central Bank has already made it clear it plans to start a kind of Quantative Easing-lite: creating money to buy assets to stimulate the economy. More on...
10-01-14 - Morning Report - Octobers the month
First up, we'll check in on business in Hong Hong amid the protests. Financial markets were closed there for the first of two days of planned national holidays. The time off work prompted some families to come out and view the pro-democracy...
09-30-2014- Morning Report- Checkup for the ACA
There's news today about which country will end the year as the top producer of petroleum. It's a statistic that is altering both the oil market and geopolitics. And with tomorrow being the first of October, one year since the roll-out of...
09-29-2014- Morning Report- The art of the steal
First up, questions are being raised on whether Apple and other companies took advantage of illegal tax arrangements.The European Union is reportedly set to take Apple and Ireland to task for what regulators see as a sweetheart tax deal for the...
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