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Wake up with the Marketplace Morning Report every Monday through Friday at 4:45 a.m. PT with host David Brancaccio.

Wake up with the Marketplace Morning Report every Monday through Friday at 4:45 a.m. PT with host David Brancaccio.
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Wake up with the Marketplace Morning Report every Monday through Friday at 4:45 a.m. PT with host David Brancaccio.

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Theresa May fights for her job amid Brexit turmoil

12/12/2018
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From the BBC World Service… U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May faces a confidence vote in Parliament these evening, which could result in a leadership contest if she loses. She’s vowed to fight with all she’s got, but what does it mean for Brexit with three months to go, and what happens from here? Then, as uncertainty around Britain’s E.U. exit grows, we hear from one business owner who is increasingly worried about what a no-deal scenario will mean for his business, half of which comes from...

Duration:00:06:53

Free tuition does not free college make

12/11/2018
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Main Street doesn't seem to know Wall Street is having a rough December. A state program in Tennessee is giving students free tuition to get into college, but with the remaining costs of books, rent and food, administrators are trying to figure how to keep them enrolled... and fed. Plus, Anu Anand breaks down the drama in India's economy following the resignation of the head of their reserve bank. Today's show is sponsored by the Alliance for Lifetime Income.

Duration:00:07:35

The EPA's conservation backwater

12/11/2018
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The head of Google is in the Congressional hot seat today answering questions about how the company handles users' private information. The EPA is set to release a plan that will replace an Obama-era definition of what waterways are and are not federally protected. Plus, a new book explores the history of fabric beyond what we put on every morning.

Duration:00:07:26

Brexit vote delayed… now what?

12/11/2018
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From the BBC World Service… The U.K. parliament's vote on Brexit has been indefinitely delayed. Now what? Prime Minister Theresa May is already on her way to the continent in a last-ditch effort to bring back concessions to push her deal over the finish line at home. Plus, it's already been a big week for business in India with the central bank governor's resignation and the possible extradition of a billionaire businessman facing unpaid loan charges. We'll explain how the flow of money...

Duration:00:06:07

Apple's got a problem in China

12/10/2018
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Qualcomm has won an injunction to block Apple from importing old iPhone models to China. It's the latest in a legal battle between the two tech giants over intellectual property. Then: A new solar energy rule in California that could make houses more expensive but panels cheaper for rest of the country. Plus, what it's like to have an ESOP, or employee stock ownership plan, where workers become part-owners.

Duration:00:07:55

A cost-public charge benefit analysis

12/10/2018
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Why limiting which federal benefits undocumented immigrants receive could be disastrous for some hospitals. Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn and the company have been officially charged of criminal wrongdoing. Plus, a look at catastrophe bonds in the wake of California's devastating wildfires. Today's show is sponsored by Navy Federal Union and the Alliance for Lifetime Income.

Duration:00:08:11

France’s Yellow Vest protests have real economic impact

12/10/2018
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From the BBC World Service… Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been officially charged by Japanese prosecutors for under-reporting his income, but he denies any wrongdoing. And new figures from France’s central bank show the ongoing Yellow Vest demonstrations against higher fuel taxes are starting to hit the economy in real ways, leading the country's finance minister to call the situation an economic catastrophe. Plus, have you ever been called the wrong name at work and just let it...

Duration:00:06:47

Inter-generational living connects foster families and seniors

12/7/2018
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No, really — slowing job growth is a good thing. Plus, a new inter-generational living program in Portland, Oregon brings foster families and seniors together through affordable housing. Today's show is sponsored by Indeed and Selligent.

Duration:00:06:15

Finding the best job candidates when the best candidates already have jobs

12/7/2018
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The job numbers are in, and unemployment is still down. But how do find the best candidates when all the best candidates already have jobs? An investor makes a Hail Mary play to save erstwhile retail giant Sears. Plus, the arrest of Huawei's CFO has intensified the trade rivalry between the U.S. and China, but another fight over tiny components is getting bigger. Today's show is sponsored by Indeed and Selligent.

Duration:00:07:46

OPEC reconvenes to try to find agreement on oil-production cuts

12/7/2018
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From the BBC World Service… OPEC is on day two of a meeting aimed at cutting the cartel’s production amid plunging global oil prices. With members struggling to agree, reports suggest some countries may receive exemptions in order to get a deal across the finish line before the weekend. Then, the Christian Democratic Union of Germany party will vote today on its next leader, who will be widely seen as chancellor in waiting as Angela Merkel prepares to exit politics when her term ends in...

Duration:00:06:42

The challenges of rendering aid in Yemen

12/6/2018
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The U.S. unemployment rate is still falling, but job growth turns out to be bit slower than expected. So are the business orders for factory goods. Plus, the civil war in Yemen is being called the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. As families brace for a potential famine, international relief organizations are finding it difficult to render aid. Today's show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington School of Business and Selligent.

Duration:00:07:44

EU shield against US over Iran is just around the bloc

12/6/2018
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The arrest of Chinese tech giant Huawei's CFO in Canada sends the financial markets tumbling. What does Meng Wanzhou's potential extradition to the U.S. mean for relations with China? Plus, the E.U. looks to protect bloc countries that trade with Iran from U.S. sanctions, calling into question America's position as the world's most powerful financial player. Today's show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington School of Business and Selligent.

Duration:00:08:05

OPEC debates production cut… but why does it matter?

12/6/2018
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From the BBC World Service… Details haven't been released about the arrest of the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei, but news of her detainment is sparking increased security concerns about the company, one of the largest telecom equipment and service providers in the world. Plus, all eyes are trained on Vienna today where OPEC will decide whether to cut production in response to falling oil prices. But with a ramp up in North American shale production, how relevant is the cartel?

How nail salon workers pay the price for your cheap manicure

12/5/2018
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China is doing damage control after all speculation about the trade war détente with the U.S., the details of which are still fuzzy, at best. More on how the inverted yield curve is causing jitters in the markets. Plus, a study out of UCLA shows why the American nail salon industry lies at the intersection of immigration, labor and health care, and why we should be paying attention. Today's episode is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington School of Business and the Alliance for...

Duration:00:07:49

Wall Street in the #MeToo era

12/5/2018
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Members of the petroleum cartel OPEC are set to meet in Vienna to find a fix to sliding oil prices, but what can they actually accomplish? The Trump administration has some suggestions for the U.S. Postal Service on how to do business better. One solution: delivering mail less often. Plus, in the #MeToo era, men working on Wall Street are claiming they've changed their behavior for fear of accusations of impropriety, but those supposed changes might adversely affect women. Today's show is...

Duration:00:07:48

What Nordic bridge can show us about cross-border cooperation

12/5/2018
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From the BBC World Service… Takeda Pharmaceuticals shareholders gave the green light for a $59-billion takeover of U.K.-listed Shire. It clears the way for Japan's biggest-ever corporate acquisitions, but stakeholders are worried about the debt load it puts on Takeda. Then, global market jitters are growing about a worldwide economic slowdown amid an ongoing trade dispute between the two biggest economies. China stepped in today to try to ease fears that its temporary truce with America...

Duration:00:06:52

Romaine substitutes leave lettuce lovers lacking

12/4/2018
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The Trump administration pulled the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement last year, so why are there American representatives at the negotiations in Poland this week? Climate change is forcing industries across the globe to reassess operations. Plus, why the recent E. coli outbreak in Romaine lettuce might make getting in your leafy greens more expensive. Today's show is sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Navy Federal Credit Union.

Duration:00:08:06

Can Britain really get off the Brexit bus now?

12/4/2018
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From the BBC World Service… Parliamentary debate begins in England today on Brexit just after a non-binding, early opinion from a European Court of Justice law officer that the U.K. can unilaterally halt its exit process. What does it all mean with less than four months to go until Britain's E.U. departure. Then, German automaker leaders will meet White House officials as President Trump mulls tariff hikes on E.U. vehicle imports. Plus, sky-high inflation in Turkey has eased as the country's...

Duration:00:07:02

Why are so many American farmers going bankrupt?

12/3/2018
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The markets perk up after the announcement of a temporary truce in the trade war between the U.S. and China. Qatar decides to cut and run from OPEC. Plus, why so many American farmers are filing for bankruptcy. Today's show is sponsored by Orvis , Navy Federal Credit Union and the Alliance for Lifetime Income.

Duration:00:08:18

The US-China trade war gets a bit colder

12/3/2018
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The U.S. and China reached a 90-day truce in its trade war at the G20 Summit this past week, but the two countries still don't appear to be on the same page. Plus, a look at the life of late President George H.W. Bush, who passed away at the age of 94 Friday. Today's show is sponsored by Orvis and Navy Federal Credit Union.

Duration:00:08:06