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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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English


Episodes

Premium rockin’ in the stream world

9/18/2019
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Is Wednesday’s all-but-certain Fed cut rate just one of several to come? Plus, Amazon announces a new, hi-def music streaming tier co-signed by Neil Young, whose own service for audiophiles barely made a sound a few years back.

Duration:00:07:53

Detroit, job city

9/18/2019
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The Fed steps in overnight to save the banking “repo” market. Plus, Detroit is sorting out how it will staff a new Fiat Chrysler plant in the Motor City, the first in 30 years.

Duration:00:08:17

Does Sweden need to spend more to boost growth?

9/18/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Saudi Arabia plans to show evidence that Iran was behind an unprecedented attack on its oil facilities. Sweden unveils major tax cuts in its latest budget. Plus, we tour a laboratory that grows diamonds in a matter of days.

Duration:00:07:12

“Taco Tuesday” is already trademarked… by a company in Wyoming

9/17/2019
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The Fed governors are likely to decide Tuesday to raise interest rates, as chair Jerome Powell deals with a global economic slowdown, a hike in oil prices and constant presidential criticism. Plus, LeBron James wasn’t the first to try to trademark “Taco Tuesday”… only they succeeded.

Duration:00:07:54

Less than zero

9/17/2019
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Oil prices are down slightly after brief investor panic. The GM strike is a lot different than the last one 12 years ago. Plus, a hypothetical about President Trump’s goading of the Fed for negative interest rates.

Duration:00:08:15

Navigating the galactic junkyard

9/17/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Apple heads to Europe’s second-highest court over Irish taxes. Hong Kong’s government seeks public-relations help. Plus, preventing space collisions is costly and logistically complicated.

Duration:00:07:00

Clash for clunkers

9/16/2019
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What could be the financial and geopolitical fallout of an attack on Saudi oil facilities? How a trade deal with Japan could help U.S. farmers. Plus, nearly 50,000 auto workers go on strike against GM.

Duration:00:07:59

Leading the way on transgender health care

9/16/2019
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Nearly 50,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM. An attack on Saudi oil facilities sends crude prices up. Plus, a program in Oregon is leading the way on transgender health care.

Duration:00:08:29

Saudi Arabia attack sends oil price surging

9/16/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Oil prices are up after a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility. Plus, there’s a growing trend toward virtual internships.

Duration:00:07:32

Rent control does not affordable housing make

9/13/2019
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American consumers are still driving the economy. Europe implements new “open banking” rules. Plus, with California’s new tenant protection laws, we look at housing affordability, or lack thereof, in the U.S.

Duration:00:07:56

The value of a company eulogy

9/13/2019
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Democratic presidential candidates sound off on China. California renters get some new protections from landlords. Plus, what would it say on your company’s headstone?

Duration:00:08:08

Paris hit by Metro strikes

9/13/2019
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From the BBC World Service… Commuters in Paris have been hit by a Metro strike today. New European banking rules come into force this weekend. Plus, a scheme in England aims to equip inmates with work skills for life after jail.

Duration:00:07:19

Fake meat isn’t just a flash in the pan

9/12/2019
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What will Purdue’s settlement over opioid deaths mean for other pharmaceutical firms making painkillers? Meat alternatives look like they’re here to stay. Plus, Brazil’s biofuel boom could be sidelined by the popularity of electric vehicles.

Duration:00:11:07

Coal comfort

9/12/2019
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Uber ignores a new California law making their drivers official employees. The Trump Administration cracks down on the vaping products targeted at children. Plus, bankrupt coal company is close to reaching a deal with disgruntled miners.

Duration:00:09:04

European Central Bank plans next steps

9/12/2019
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From the BBC World Service…The European Central Bank will probably cut rates today. The first World Vaccination Summit is happening in Brussels. Plus, Brazil’s biofuel industry hopes to keep ethanol on top.

Duration:00:07:47

The street cred of stealing an “Old Town Road” sign

9/11/2019
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A seemingly stable stock market belies a flurry of investor activity. Taxes on alcohol barely cover the costs of the damages the excessive drinking can cause. Plus, the popularity of the hit song “Old Town Road” is causing headaches for one Massachusetts city.

Duration:00:08:12

Reaching out to women to curb gun violence

9/11/2019
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American firms doing business in China are feeling a bit more pessimistic these days. Pennsylvania reaches out to women to curb straw gun purchases. Plus, why actual dentists aren’t smiling about the popularity of “tele-dental” services.

Duration:00:08:29

London Stock Exchange faces Asian takeover bid

9/11/2019
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From the BBC World Service… The more than 300-year-old London Stock Exchange has received an unexpected takeover bid from the owner of Hong Kong’s stock exchange. Germany’s budget is under scrutiny as concerns linger about weakness in Europe’s powerhouse economy. Plus, as China moves to lift tariffs on 16 American product categories, we take a look at the cost of human hair products still impacted by the trade war.

Duration:00:07:34

“Public charge” and childhood poverty

9/10/2019
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Americans are borrowing like they’re getting paid to do it. Apple’s big product reveal looks to be a lackluster event. Plus, implementation of the Trump Administration’s public charge restrictions could have negative effects on immigrant families for generations to come.

Duration:00:08:24

Big worries for small business

9/10/2019
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Congress calls 3M to account for its use of chemicals known as PFAS. We examine the damage in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian and its effect on the region’s main industry, tourism. Plus, all this recession talk is starting to wear on small businesses.

Duration:00:08:53