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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.

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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.

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English


Episodes

That design style for tech companies you see everywhere

4/15/2021
You know the one we’re talking about: sans-serif fonts, pastel palettes, long-limbed cartoon figures. Why is it so ubiquitous? And what is it hiding? Plus, expected new U.S. sanctions on Russia to respond to the massive hacking campaign attributed to Moscow, with digital intrusions into U.S. federal agencies. And, officials from Britain and the EU are set to meet and discuss the effects of Brexit on Northern Ireland.

Duration:00:08:22

Let’s talk about the new Irish Sea trade border

4/15/2021
From the BBC World Service: Top officials from the U.K. and the European Union will discuss the effect Brexit is having on Northern Ireland, which has experienced trade bottlenecks and street protests. And, Taiwan shuts off irrigation to some farmers as it prioritizes its valuable semiconductor chip industry.

Duration:00:07:50

New numbers on pandemic hardship

4/14/2021
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute studied how much material hardship has increased during the pandemic and for whom. Also, what big banks’ earnings reports have to say about consumer behavior. Plus, stockpiles of grounded airplanes parked in various deserts for the time being with air travel down. And, 50 years ago this week, “pingpong diplomacy” gave way to more economic engagement between the U.S. and China.

Duration:00:09:46

Coinbase set to hit the Nasdaq today

4/14/2021
The cryptocurrency exchange company will be the first major crypto business to go public in the U.S. Plus, the Ever Given cargo ship of Suez Canal fame is stuck again — but this time it’s being held by Egyptian officials over $900 million. And, big declines in enrollment for tribal community colleges during COVID.

Duration:00:08:24

Europe’s goal for COVID recovery bonds? Nearly $1 trillion.

4/14/2021
From the BBC World Service: The European Commission plans to raise money through bonds to fund its COVID recovery plan. Also, Egypt impounds the Ever Given container ship demanding compensation. Plus, India, often called the world’s pharmacy, plans fast-track approval for COVID vaccine imports. And, the Netherlands experiments with bringing cafe and bar patrons back indoors.

Duration:00:09:38

The era of the COVID lawsuit

4/13/2021
We start with news on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine: Federal health officials want a temporarily pause on giving it out. Plus, a former employee of the online retailer Wayfair sued the company, claiming he was fired because he needed to care for his kids during the pandemic. More cases like this are on the way, corporate lawyers say. Also, the latest reading of consumer prices shows they’re up, but let’s take a step back and look at the bigger picture. And, White House data on how...

Duration:00:08:19

New EU tariffs on Chinese aluminum go into effect today

4/13/2021
From the BBC World Service: European producers have complained that cheaper Chinese metal imports were putting them out of business. Could these provisional tariffs spark a tit-for-tat trade spat? Plus, we explore how Brexit may be fueling more conflict in Northern Ireland and how the U.S. could look to help ease tensions.

Duration:00:09:14

A new all-time high for the budget deficit

4/13/2021
Economists say there’s nothing inherently wrong with the federal government spending more than it has, given its borrowing power and this pandemic emergency. But we do watch the size of the deficit. Plus, what to expect from big banks reporting their latest quarterly results this week. And, if you’re on the hunt for a new bike this spring, expect to pay more.

Duration:00:08:22

Corporate America meets to talk about fighting voting laws

4/12/2021
Nearly 100 CEOs and experts met on a videoconference over the weekend to discuss taking action over states and politicians that restrict voting access. Plus, prioritizing Latinx farmworkers for vaccines.

Duration:00:08:29

Check to see if the IRS owes you … for 2017 tax returns

4/12/2021
The IRS says $1.3 billion in tax refunds is unclaimed — from 2017. Plus, President Biden is set to meet with more than a dozen chief executives from automakers and technology companies over the global chip shortage. And, Toms Shoes is changing its business model, moving away from donating footwear and instead focusing on giving away profits.

Duration:00:07:55

Fancy a beer? You can have a pint outside a pub in England now.

4/12/2021
From the BBC World Service: Restaurants can also serve diners outdoors, and nonessential stores can reopen, as England starts to relax COVID restrictions. Plus, Alibaba shares jump in spite of a record fine from China’s anti-monopoly regulator. And, protesters occupy theaters across France calling for more government support for artists during the pandemic.

Duration:00:08:45

Which bridges need to be fixed first?

4/9/2021
President Biden said last week that plans for infrastructure spending include a group of 10 of the most economically significant bridges in need of reconstruction. But which 10 are they? Plus, an update on the vote count for unionization efforts at the Amazon warehouse in Alabama. Also, explaining Britain’s international travel restrictions. And, a disconnect in the current labor market.

Duration:00:09:41

Biden’s call to allow lawsuits against gun manufacturers

4/9/2021
The president says Congress should repeal gun manufacturers’ immunity from liability. Plus, money from the latest round of COVID relief to address affordable housing and homelessness. And, what a court ruling involving Prince, Andy Warhol and copyright law might mean for the art world.

Duration:00:08:37

French winemakers fight freeze with fire

4/9/2021
From the BBC World Service: As India scales back COVID-19 vaccine exports to focus on supplying its own people, Africa looks to the U.S. for additional doses. Plus, international travel to and from the U.K. could restart in May, but what restrictions will remain? And, we take you to Chablis, France, where winemakers are trying to keep their vines viable in an unusually cold freeze.

Duration:00:08:56

What Dollar General could do for vaccine distribution

4/8/2021
As it turns out, there’s a Dollar General within 5 miles of 75% of Americans, the company says. The U.S. government is considering using Dollar General stores for COVID shots to boost vaccine access for vulnerable populations. Plus, weekly first-time unemployment claims climb yet again, but there’s some good news buried in the report. And, we have the latest details on proposals for corporate tax hikes in the U.S. and around the world.

Duration:00:07:55

A plan to make big companies pay their taxes … somewhere

4/8/2021
The G-20 finance ministers from the world’s largest economies are exploring a minimum corporate tax rate that would apply nearly across the globe. Plus, the Biden administration is rolling back Trump-era rules to require some low-income people to work in order to qualify for Medicaid. And, a new low-fare airline launches amid the pandemic. We speak with Andrew Levy, the founder, chairman and CEO of Avelo Airlines.

Duration:00:08:11

The world’s biggest vaccine maker says it needs financial help

4/8/2021
From the BBC World Service: The Serum Institute of India has asked India’s government for $400 million to help it increase COVID vaccine manufacturing amid soaring demand. And, as Brazil deals with overcrowded hospitals and a health system in crisis, President Jair Bolsonaro turns his focus to ramping up vaccine efforts.

Duration:00:07:41

Low-wage workers have lost the most ground during COVID

4/7/2021
That’s one of the key takeaways in Amnesty International’s latest annual report on “The State of the World’s Human Rights.” Also, Amazon’s support for higher corporate taxes. Plus, Jamie Dimon, CEO and chairman of JPMorgan Chase, sees a strong U.S. economy on the horizon for a few years to come. And, in Quebec, springtime usually means a traditional visit to a sugar shack. The pandemic has changed that.

Duration:00:09:43

Job quality is getting worse during COVID

4/7/2021
A survey by Gallup released today finds that the pandemic, for many, has eroded the quality of jobs you get if you have a job. And, the worsening-jobs effect is most pronounced for low-income workers. Plus, data on a universal basic income experiment suggests that the free money does not discourage work.

Duration:00:08:34

Doubts over disputed Greenland mine after snap election

4/7/2021
From the BBC World Service: Rare-earth mining could give the world’s largest island an economic windfall, but some worry it will damage Greenland’s pristine environment. Also, Britain’s new regulator for tech titans like Amazon, Facebook and Google. Plus, luxury watchmakers look to drum up more online sales.

Duration:00:09:16