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Get up to speed on the daily news first thing in the morning with Marketplace Morning Report. Hosted by David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report keeps you informed on what you may have missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC World Service in London. In less than ten minutes, you can start off your day with a recap of the top economic and business headlines with our daily news show and podcast. David Brancaccio brings you key news updates and economic happenings in real time throughout the morning. Catch Marketplace Morning Report live every Monday through Friday to get the latest news on the markets, money, jobs and innovation.

Get up to speed on the daily news first thing in the morning with Marketplace Morning Report. Hosted by David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report keeps you informed on what you may have missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC World Service in London. In less than ten minutes, you can start off your day with a recap of the top economic and business headlines with our daily news show and podcast. David Brancaccio brings you key news updates and economic happenings in real time throughout the morning. Catch Marketplace Morning Report live every Monday through Friday to get the latest news on the markets, money, jobs and innovation.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

Get up to speed on the daily news first thing in the morning with Marketplace Morning Report. Hosted by David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report keeps you informed on what you may have missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC World Service in London. In less than ten minutes, you can start off your day with a recap of the top economic and business headlines with our daily news show and podcast. David Brancaccio brings you key news updates and economic happenings in real time throughout the morning. Catch Marketplace Morning Report live every Monday through Friday to get the latest news on the markets, money, jobs and innovation.

Language:

English

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261 South Figueroa Street #200 Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 621-3500


Episodes

Samsung vice chairman is back in prison

1/18/2021
Samsung shares dropped 4% in Seoul Monday morning on the news. Plus, on MLK Day, a look at how charity and nonprofit volunteers are serving during the pandemic. And, a lottery in Italy that’s meant to encourage cashless payments and fight tax evasion.

Duration:00:07:58

The Keystone XL pipeline’s new fate

1/18/2021
President-elect Joe Biden appears set to cancel the permit for the pipeline as one of his first acts in office. Plus, competition for original content in the TV streaming wars. And, Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy in the fight to outlaw housing discrimination.

Duration:00:08:06

Is China the pandemic-busting economy?

1/18/2021
From the BBC World Service: China was the only major economy to expand in 2020, even after a historic plunge in growth between January and March. Plus, the Samsung heir is jailed for bribery. And people over 50 in the U.K. are booking more summer vacations.

Duration:00:07:09

Pressuring banks on social change just got harder

1/15/2021
A key regulator finalized a rule to prevent big banks from turning down loans to businesses, like gun-makers or oil drillers, solely because of perceived reputational risk. And, with more institutional investors looking into Bitcoin, is more regulation on the way?

Duration:00:06:40

Biden’s wish list for economic relief

1/15/2021
The details on what’s in President-elect Joe Biden’s “American Rescue Plan” to get people through the pandemic. Plus, employers incentivize workers getting vaccinated. And, why bigger investors are starting to take Bitcoin more seriously.

Duration:00:08:13

Google blocks some news sites in Australia

1/15/2021
From the BBC World Service: The tech giant changed its algorithm for 1% of Australian users as it tests the value of its service to news providers. Also, only eight countries in Africa have adequate death-registration systems. Plus, Germany prepares for life after Angela Merkel.

Duration:00:07:36

People flock by the millions to smaller encrypted messaging competitors

1/14/2021
WhatsApp, owned by Facebook, is the world’s most popular messaging app. But it’s losing business to smaller competitors like Signal and Telegram for a number of reasons. Plus, worse-than-expected weekly unemployment claims numbers. We look at why. And, the U.S. is not the only country undergoing a major political transition in 2021. There’s also Germany. How will changes there affect the global economy?

Duration:00:09:09

Security costs after last week’s Capitol attack

1/14/2021
State budgets hit hard by the pandemic are being pushed even further with more security costs. Plus, businesses in and around Washington, D.C., are used to a boost around inauguration time. Not this year. And, federal workers and some military members catch up on previously deferred tax payments.

Duration:00:08:07

A tiny political party threatens the collapse of Italy’s government

1/14/2021
From the BBC World Service: Matteo Renzi, the ex-prime minister, and his party object to the current spending plan for EU COVID-19 relief. Also, Lebanon’s round-the-clock coronavirus curfew. Plus, Indonesia’s vaccine program doesn’t start with older people.

Duration:00:08:52

Hazard pay during COVID

1/13/2021
It’s never been more risky during the pandemic for essential front-line workers to do their jobs. Yet many companies are no longer offering hazard pay. Plus, a name for Biden’s pick to oversee the SEC, investors and the stock market. Also, if the markets aren’t paying attention to Washington, what are they watching? And, the latest on China’s use of surveillance technology in its campaign against Uighurs.

Duration:00:09:20

List of companies cutting off political donations is growing

1/13/2021
You can add Walmart and Disney to the list. They’re specifically cutting off donations to lawmakers who voted against certifying the Electoral College results. Plus, a new approach to vaccine distribution from the federal government. And, Rep. Ro Khanna on impeachment, Twitter, Big Tech and more.

Duration:00:08:02

Amid Trump “techlash,” Brazil’s president pushes supporters to Telegram

1/13/2021
From the BBC World Service: Jair Bolsonaro, a supporter of President Trump, is pushing people to use Telegram rather than other social media platforms. Plus, Huawei says it’ll amend a patent that describes a system that can identify Uighur Muslims. And, Northern Ireland food supply disruption affects people and pets.

Duration:00:07:28

Impeachment weighed against Biden’s economic agenda

1/12/2021
Plus, the prospect for better better economic news and more fiscal relief in the year ahead. And, the latest PPP loans can only come through applications to community banking organizations. That’s intended to help businesses who couldn’t get the forgivable loans the first time around.

Duration:00:07:50

Parler is suing Amazon

1/12/2021
Can cloud computing giants kick out customers for what is seen as dangerous speech? Plus, on immigration, how the Biden administration could change things for for-profit detention centers. And, the “multiples” movement, which got high-end art into the homes of people who aren’t rich.

Duration:00:07:44

Why is trade tangled up in Northern Ireland?

1/12/2021
From the BBC World Service: More paperwork to move goods into Northern Ireland after Brexit causes trade difficulties. Plus, Ford exits Brazil. And, India’s top court halts the implementation of controversial farming legislation.

Duration:00:07:52

Corporations halt donations to some politicians

1/11/2021
The moves come in response to violence at the Capitol last week. Plus, there was a net loss of 140,000 jobs for the U.S. economy in December, and all were held by women. Also, trying to forecast airport travel during the pandemic. And, what kind of security Inauguration Day will require, and how the insurrection and pandemic change things.

Duration:00:08:50

Will India’s Supreme Court step in over controversial farming laws?

1/11/2021
From the BBC World Service: Farmers fear they’ll lose out on earnings and government-guaranteed crop prices under new rules. Bringing an end to weeks of protests might not be straightforward. Plus, what’s needed to shore up economies in 2021.

Duration:00:06:38

The next round of PPP loans

1/11/2021
Paycheck Protection Program funds for businesses once again become available starting Monday. Initially, only first-time loan applications from businesses working with small, community lenders will be accepted. Plus, the social media platforms and internet service providers that have blocked or otherwise cut ties with President Trump. And, Biden’s vow to make the environment a top priority in an agenda that would reverse many Trump administration policies.

Duration:00:06:35

The jobs recovery is over for now

1/8/2021
For the first month since April, the U.S. economy lost jobs in December. Plus, Biden taps nominees for the Departments of Commerce and Labor. And, at the current government auction, prices for 5G radio spectrum are through the roof. Your support makes our journalism possible — become a Marketplace Investor today to keep us going strong.

Duration:00:08:13

Speeding up vaccine delivery

1/8/2021
We’ve seen a slow start in many places. What will it take to pick it up? Plus, will hiring pick up in the new year with more vaccine rollout and COVID relief money? And, calls from a flight attendants union to ban people who invaded the U.S. Capitol from boarding flights. Your support makes our journalism possible — become a Marketplace Investor today to keep us going strong.

Duration:00:08:23