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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 is the legacy of the auto bailout?

11/20/2018
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The billions of dollars donated to charitable organizations highlight the disparity between those who can give and those who can give much, much more. Chinese President Xi Jinping forges a trade relationship with Rodrigo Duterte and other Filipino leaders, despite warnings from the U.S. And how is the American auto industry faring 10 years after the government stepped in to save it? It's part of Markeplace's Divided Decade series. Today's show is sponsored by Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage, the...

Duration:00:08:48

A-Rod goes to bat, selling baseball in Britain

11/20/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… French automaker Renault is holding an emergency meeting to decide whether or not to keep chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn in his post after his arrest in Japan. What does the ongoing fallout of the executive’s financial misconduct allegations mean for the future of an industry alliance between major global automakers? Then, after the NFL’s success bringing football to London, Major League Baseball is at bat. The league is hoping for a home run when...

Duration:00:07:44

The political economy of your Thanksgiving green bean casserole

11/19/2018
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(Markets edition) Alabama's booming auto industry braces for a potential downturn as the U.S.-China trade war continues. Nissan's "rock star" chairman is out following alleged financial misconduct. And as America preps for Thanksgiving dinner, how the ubiquitous green bean casserole is faring in this economy. Today's show is sponsored by Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, Forex and Indeed.

Duration:00:08:29

The many definitions of "Black Friday"

11/19/2018
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Nissan plans to fire its "rock star" chairman following his arrest in Tokyo over alleged financial misconduct. Undocumented immigrant children in one Arizona school district face an uncertain future as funding for instruction dwindles. Plus, how the term "Black Friday" wasn't always about post-Thanksgiving shopping. And how self-driving cars might soon be delivering your groceries. Today's show is sponsored by Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage, LinkedIn Sales Navigator and Indeed.

Duration:00:08:46

British fishing industry highlights Brexit complexities

11/19/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… E.U. ministers are meeting today to debate any changes to a draft agreement for Britain’s departure from the bloc. It's happening just days before U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is due to fly to Brussels for further talks even as her leadership future remains in question. We’ll take you to Scotland where the fishing industry highlights just how contentious Brexit negotiations are. Then, the issue of autonomy is front and center at today’s central...

Duration:00:07:43

A weighty question: When is a kilogram not a kilogram?

11/16/2018
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(Markets edition) It's that time of year again — no, not the holidays. Soon, lawmakers will once more contemplate the country's debt ceiling and decide whether or not we have an ever-impending government shutdown. Hemp farmers hope the new farm bill will decriminalize the crop, which is now lumped in with marijuana under federal law. And Japan Airlines will start giving its pilots breathalyzer tests at international airports after one of their own was found to be nine times over the legal...

Duration:00:08:29

In U.S.-China trade war, some countries being told to pick a side

11/16/2018
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As trade tensions continue to brew between the U.S. and China, southeast Asian countries who attended the ASEAN conference in Singapore this week might be forced to pick a side. The FDA has proposed a ban on menthol cigarettes, but what does that mean for the Black community, whom tobacco companies for years targeted with the mint-flavored smokes? And how "peace engineering" is marrying technology and ethics. Today's show is sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Duration:00:08:33

Big business calls for Brexit backing

11/16/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service... As big businesses brace for Brexit, Rolls Royce's chief executive says contingency plans are in place in case no final agreement is reached before the divorce deadline in March. Japan Airlines announced all of its pilots will be subject to breath tests for alcohol in international airports after one of its pilots was found to have nine times the local maximum limit at London's Heathrow airport. Black and white TV still has a market, and it's...

Duration:00:07:33

What your jeans can tell you about the global economy

11/15/2018
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Whether you credit the president or the Fed for the country's booming economy, there is one indicator that things are going well: clothing sales. The digital age deals another blow to the U.S. Postal Service. And we talk to the author of "The Global Economy as You've Never Seen It" about visualizing the way supply chains and money work. Today's show is sponsored by Forex and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Duration:00:08:22

Pound falls in aftermath of Brexit resignations

11/15/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service... Several members of the U.K.'s government have resigned the day after a long-awaited draft outlining Britain's withdrawal from the European Union was agreed upon by Prime Minister Theresa May and Brussels. The news dampened British business and the value of the pound. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks exclusively to us at the ASEAN summit in Singapore about the importance of free trade between countries as a trade spat continues...

Duration:00:06:52

Why the dollar store might not be selling dollar items for much longer

11/15/2018
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Two members of British PM Theresa May's cabinet have resigned following a tentative Brexit agreement with the European Union. What does the potential of leaving the E.U. without a deal mean for their respective economies? How brick and mortar stores are competing with giant online retailers. And why all those dollar stores might not be selling things for just a dollar for much longer. Today's show is sponsored by Forex and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Duration:00:07:46

Car emissions rules pump the brakes on Germany's economy

11/14/2018
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(Markets edition) There's no cause for alarm just yet as inflation remains stable ahead the Federal Reserve's anticipated interest rate hike. Germany's economy shrank for the first time in years thanks to new auto emissions standards, but don't worry. They're doing fine. Plus, the U.S. is capitalizing as at least one European country starts to wean itself off Russia's natural gas. Today's show is sponsored by Gobble, LinkedIn Sales Navigator and Forex.

Duration:00:07:41

May faces cabinet showdown on tentative Brexit deal

11/14/2018
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In 2016, Britain voted to exit the European Union but had no actual plans on how to do it. Now, Prime Minister Theresa seems to have reached an agreement with Brussels on Brexit, and she faces a showdown with her cabinet on the deal. Plus, why the plight of temporary workers in the auto industry has echoes of the American civil rights movement. Today's show is sponsored by Gobble and LinkedIn Sales Navigator.

Duration:00:08:01

Crunch time for May's Brexit deal

11/14/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… It's crunch time for Britain's Prime Minister as she seeks support for a draft deal on Brexit. After months of negotiating, Theresa May has finally secured agreement from Brussels on a plan for how the UK will leave the European Union. Also, Germany's economy shrank for the first time since 2015. We'll be in Frankfurt to hear what the car industry has to do with it. And why are women awarded just a quarter of the prize money men receive at the...

Duration:00:07:09

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 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

Saudi Arabia warns of global oil glut

11/12/2018
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service... Saudi Arabia has warned there will be an oversupply of oil next year if global production isn't reduced by one million barrels a day. The Kingdom has promised to cut its own output next month. We’ll hear what it means for consumers. Also, the biggest online sale in the world has taken place in China: $1 billion was spent in the first 85 seconds of Singles Day. And, as Brazil prepares for a new government to be inaugurated on January 1, we hear...

Duration:00:07:01