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The global economy is hard at work while Americans sleep, but they can catch up and keep up with Marketplace Morning Report, a quick comprehensive update on the world of business and finance. From Marketplace, American Public Media's premier business news show on public radio.

The global economy is hard at work while Americans sleep, but they can catch up and keep up with Marketplace Morning Report, a quick comprehensive update on the world of business and finance. From Marketplace, American Public Media's premier business news show on public radio.
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Los Angeles, CA

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The global economy is hard at work while Americans sleep, but they can catch up and keep up with Marketplace Morning Report, a quick comprehensive update on the world of business and finance. From Marketplace, American Public Media's premier business news show on public radio.

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English

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Episodes

What's causing these wild swings in the market? (Hint: It's China)

11/13/2018
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(Markets edition) What's causing the latest, wild swings in the financial markets? China has a lot to do with it. Plus, Facebook and France work together to crack down on hate speech. A hipster favorite might be in jeopardy as Coors threatens to put the kibosh on PBR. And, how digital billboards can do targeted advertising on the road. Today's show is sponsored by Forex and the Alliance for Lifetime Income.

Duration:00:07:52

What happened to the autoworkers who weren't bailed out?

11/13/2018
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Ten years ago the U.S. auto industry, from parts makers all the way to dealers, was on the brink of collapse. The government spent $80 billion to bail out GM and Chrysler, which has since been repaid with interest. The deal saved plants and jobs across the upper midwest, but not all of them. Today we'll head to Dayton, Ohio, where thousands of jobs were lost and a Chinese glass supplier set up shop. But first: Nobody said a lame-duck Congress has to be all that lame — returning lawmakers...

Duration:00:08:04

Goldman Sachs suffers on Malaysia corruption scandal

11/13/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service... Banking giant Goldman Sachs' involvement in Malaysia's long-running 1MDB corruption scandal has bought up old questions about banking culture. Italy's controversial new government is adamant that it will make no changes to its rejected budget on the eve of another budget deadline. The world's largest recruitment drive is underway in India, as the Indian Railway network seeks 100,000 new staff from millions of applicants. Today's show is...

Duration:00:07:00

AmEx is too little, too late in China

11/12/2018
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After years of negotiations, AmEx is finally primed to expand to China. But what's a credit card company to do when everyone pays with stuff on their phones? But first, we're still unpacking oil prices this morning — we'll bring you the latest. Plus, a look at Floridas homeless senior citizens. They make up 10 percent of the state's homeless population, and many of them are living out of their cars. Today's show is sponsored by Forex, Alliance For Lifetime Income and the Michigan Economic...

Duration:00:07:59

Oil restricted by one million barrels a day

11/12/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service... There'll be one million fewer barrels of oil available per day, all in an effort control the price of liquid gold. The Saudis, the U.S. and the Russian oil producers are all in talks , but we find out why prices at pump will stay pretty much the same for most people. Then, the biggest online sales in the world are in China: $1 billion were spent in the first 85 seconds of Singles Day. And all eyes are on Brazil, as a controversial new government...

Duration:00:07:01

Oil prices perk up after slump

11/12/2018
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Why OPEC might cut the production of crude oil after a month of low prices. How Disney could pose a threat to Netflix with its foray into the streaming world. And as the Fed eyes raising interest rates for the fourth time this year, what it can learn from the Soviet Union's nails....yes, nails. Today's show is sponsored by Forex and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Duration:00:08:07

Can anything grow on this tiny patch of common ground?

11/9/2018
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Congressional Democrats and President Trump agree on one thing, and maybe only one thing: lowering prescription drug prices. With control of Congress split, what are the chances of a bipartisan solution? We'll look into it. But first: the cost of doing business just got higher. We'll look at the forces at play (namely, inflation) and when those hire prices might be passed on to you, the consumer. Plus: As we look for more sources of alternative energy to combat climate change, where does...

Duration:00:08:02

The Keystone XL Pipeline: Off, on and off again

11/9/2018
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A federal judge in Montana has blocked the Keystone XL Pipeline, a controversial project that would deliver oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Then: China holds a massive trade fair to open up to the world. And the E.U. balks at Italy's definition of debt. Today's show is sponsored by Forex, American Express and Paypal.

Duration:00:08:10

U.S. oil falls into a bear market, so what’s denting prices?

11/9/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… U.S. crude oil prices have fallen 20 percent from their recent high, and the global benchmark isn’t far behind. So, what’s weighing on global prices? Then: Greece’s merchant shipping fleet, one of the world’s biggest by tonnage, is likely to feel the pain of sanctions on Iran’s oil. Plus, just more than half of the world’s population is estimated to be without Internet access, and the so-called digital divide is at the top of the agenda at a...

Duration:00:07:07

Selling your house? Make it Instagramable

11/8/2018
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(Markets edition) When you're listing a house or shopping for one, there are a few key figures to know: The square footage, number of bathrooms... but what about "Instagramable moments"? In hot real estate markets, marketing professionals are commanding big fees for making properties stand out on social media. We'll talk with one. Then: The Fed's efforts and opening up, and what you need to know about a new Trump administration rule letting some employers opt out of covering birth control....

Duration:00:07:30

Two red states approved a minimum wage increase. Is the federal government next?

11/8/2018
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(U.S. edition) Arkansas and Missouri passed minimum wage hikes on Tuesday, but when it comes to a federal minimum wage hike, some experts told us not to hold our breath. And eight years after some elected officials railed against Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, those same people are embracing the program. Plus, how ATM makers are adapting as payments go digital. Today's show is sponsored by Forex, The Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Paypal.

Duration:00:08:03

Tesla Names a New Chair to Replace Elon Musk

11/8/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service... Electric car maker Tesla has named an Australian businesswoman as its new chair, replacing Elon Musk. We’ll find out who she is and why she’s been chosen for the role. In Britain, the push for cleaner energy has taken a knock as Japanese conglomerate, Toshiba, pulls out of plans to build a nuclear plant in the country. And how do we know how much oil Iran is exporting under sanctions? We speak to the founder of a company that tracks oil tankers....

Duration:00:06:58

What a divided Congress means for economic policy

11/7/2018
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(Markets edition) With the Democrats gaining control of the House of Representatives, the next two years promise to be even more contentious than usual. What does the prospect of further political gridlock mean for U.S. economic policy? We'll also talk about the future of the Affordable Care Act under a split Congress and how businesses might fare with these big changes. Today's show is sponsored by Forex, Navy Federal Credit Union and Paypal.

Duration:00:07:32

A deep dive into one of the world’s most expensive election campaigns

11/7/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… With the book closed on US midterm elections, we’ll run through the latest numbers and take you to Madagascar where voters are heading to the polls today in one of the world’s most expensive presidential elections per voter. Then, to India where the Hindu festival of Diwali starts today. But celebrations are dampened somewhat after the country’s supreme court passed its first ever national restriction on fireworks that have caused air pollution...

Duration:00:06:59

What voters cared about

11/7/2018
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(U.S. edition) Yesterday's midterm elections saw a record turnout, but the healthy economy and ongoing trade war largely took a backseat. We'll talk about what drove voters to the polls, then look ahead to fiscal policy in the short term under a divided congress (hint: gridlock, lots of gridlock). Plus: World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee's new project. Today's show is sponsored by Forex and Navy Federal Credit Union.

Duration:00:07:54

Amazon might be splitting the baby in two

11/6/2018
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(Markets edition) The company hasn't said anything official, but the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon will split its much-hyped HQ2 between the greater New York and DC areas. So what was the point of that whole competition again? We'll talk about it. Plus: Why America's airports are adding more local flavor. Today's show is sponsored by Forex and PayPal.

Duration:00:06:54

"Nobody gives a s*** about a farmer"

11/6/2018
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(U.S. edition) Farmers in the southeast were riding out tough times even before hurricane season: Prices are down, labor costs are up. That's making some family farms in North Carolina wonder if the whole industry is worth the trouble. Plus, we're expecting the latest numbers on job openings and hiring this morning, and they're expected to show the same momentum as last month's stellar employment data. But not all job postings are what they seem. Then: How Verizon is reconfiguring itself for...

Duration:00:07:36

A way out of the trade war?

11/6/2018
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(Global Edition) We've now heard from two top Chinese leaders in as many days about the country's interest in ending the trade war. So what's the path forward for the U.S.? Then, Tencent's new approach to curbing addictive online gaming. Plus: The view from the ground in the Philippines, where food prices are up by double digits. Today's show is sponsored by Forex.

Duration:00:06:18

Sanctions against Iran are back on — unless you have a waiver

11/5/2018
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(Markets edition) U.S. sanctions against Iran go back into effect today, with some new ones to boot, hitting oil, shipping and banks. But several countries are getting waivers to continue importing Iranian oil. We'll tell you what you need to know, along with your update on markets and tomorrow's midterm elections. Then: Credit card companies like Discover and Capital One are starting to scale back lending, and we should all be paying attention. Today's show is sponsored by Forex and U.S....

Duration:00:08:12

Why donors are spending big in less-competitive midterm races

11/5/2018
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(U.S. Edition) We're on the eve of the most expensive midterm election ever, with $5 billion spent on national races. But most of that money isn't flowing to the most competitive races. We'll look at why. Then the view from China's import-export expo, where President Xi Jinping talked about the trade war and Chinese trade policy. Plus: once you capture carbon, what do you do with it? Today's show is sponsored by Forex and U.S. Bank.

Duration:00:08:10