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12-22-2014-Morning Report-Gas taxes12/23/14
Airing on Monday, December 22, 2014: More on the news that International Monetary Fund policies meant some West African countries underfunded their healthcare systems, possibly hampering the fight against Ebola. Plus, since gas is cheaper, we look at...
12-19-2014-Morning Report-One hour delivery
Airing on Friday Dec. 19, 2014: In the last two trading days, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gone up a combined 709 points, 421 points just on Thursday. Sounds like a holiday rally. More on that. AndAmazon is launching a one hour delivery...
12-18-2014-Morning Report-Nike earnings
Airing on Thursday Dec. 18, 2014: First up, more on thawing relations between the US and Cuba after the prisoner swap yesterday. The deal also puts the spotlight on the leader of the Catholic Church who was directly involved in pushing Havana and...
12-17-2014-Morning Report-Rationing french fries
Aired on Wednesday, December 17, 2014: First up on today's show, since the beginning of this month, Russia's currency the Ruble lost 25 percent of its value against the dollar, triggering the worst financial crisis in that country in 15 years. Today,...
12-16-2014-Morning Report-Healthcare for small businessses
Airing on Tuesday Dec. 16, 2014: In the wee hours of the morning, Moscow Time, Russia's central bank hiked a key interest rate to 17 percent, a dramatic effort to stop the decline of Russia's currency, the Ruble. More on that. And for people needing...
12-15-2014-Morning Report-Holiday spending
First up, we look at forecasts for the price of oil moving forward. Plus, we look at global, economic and social issues for women in the age of big data.Again this year, the richest Americans will lead the way in holiday spending. Back in the...
12-12-2014-Morning Report-Japan elections
Airing on Friday Dec. 12, 2014: University of Michigan consumer sentiment index is released Friday morning: we look at the forecast, what has influenced consumer confidence this year and what it means for retail sales. And in Japan's elections this...
12-11-2014-Morning Report-Disney apps
Airing Thursday Dec. 11, 2014:Congressional leaders seem confident they can reach a deal keep the government funded before Thursday's midnight deadline. But there's growing opposition to one element in particular of their proposed trillion-dollar...
12-10-2014-Morning Report-Pills, pills, pills
First up, we'll parse throughthe trillion dollar budget bill Congress has agreed to.Plus,UAW workers in American car factories are about to get year-end bonuses under the last year of the labor contract that changed everything about how auto workers...
12-09-2014-Morning Report-Reclaiming a lost childhood
First up on today's show, we'll go beyond the current trend in oil and stock prices. Plus, there's evidence the gap between the rich and poor in most of the world's developed countries is the widest in thirty years. The Organisation of Economic...
12-08-2014-Morning Report-Ben Affleck on the Eastern Congo Initiative
Airing Monday Dec. 8, 2014:It's been the sharpest rise for Chinese stocks in five years, and many individual investors in China have been pouring in and some worry about a mania. Plus, we're looking at signs of renewal in a place where war and its...
12-05-2014-Morning Report-Celebrity stamps
Aired on Friday Dec. 5, 2014: The November Jobs Report is released Friday. We look at what the figures tell us about the present state of unemployment and the the economy. Plus, the US Postal Service is out with a new stamp honoring Wilt Chamberlain....
12-04-2014-Morning Report-The telltale trendy cafe
On today's show, more on Russia's President state of the union address.Plus,what if the key to improving health and lowering cost is right in front of us? The Peterson Center on Healthcare thinks so. Andmore of the Marketplace Wealth and Poverty...
12-03-2014-Morning Report-The aftermath of industrial disaster
First, the Supreme Court hears arguments in a case about the rights pregnant workers have when it comes to being offered light-duty assignments. We look at the potential ripple effects for businesses. And the European economy is in the doldrums, its...
12-02-2014-Morning Report-Philanthropy marketing
First up on today's show, we're talking about Russia, where there's news of recession. Plus, in the coming hours, we'll hear from the car and truck companies about their sales last month. Many expect the holidays to come early for automakers, with the...
12-01-2014-Morning Report-The forces behind gentrification
The National Retail Federation calculates that only 133 million people shopped in stores and online over the four day Thanksgiving holiday; that's down more than 5 percent from last year. Some retail analysts say the proliferation of special shopping...
Holiday shopping and holiday shipping
Food pantries, EU vote and shopping season
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countriesis meeting Thursday, and with oil prices at a four-year low the group is at a crossroads. Scott Tong tells us about OPEC's tough choice: cut production and sacrifice market share to raise prices, or...
11-26-2014-Morning Report-Skipping the flu shot
Coal fired power plants put out toxins like Mercury, a pollutant linked to problems with fetal development and other ill effects.Now, there's word that the U.S. Supreme Court is taking on a case challenging clean air rules put into place by the...
11-25-2014-Morning Report-Downsizing startup salaries
First up on today's show: corruption, international soccer, and corporate sponsorship.Several published reports today say the Japanese entertainment and electronics giant Sony is drop its sponsorship of World Cup soccer. More on that. And the latest...
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