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


Episodes

01/17/2018: A stock market correction could be looming

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(Markets Edition) Amid the stock market's very positive run, we'll talk to Susan Schmidt — senior portfolio manager at Westwood Holdings — about the possibility of a correction. Next, we'll look at how China has the capability to influence aluminum prices, and then we'll discuss how the Trump administration plans to revisit a payday lending rule put in place under the Obama administration.

Duration: 00:07:03


01/17/2018: What's ahead for Republicans in 2018

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(U.S. Edition) The planners of the upcoming Davos conference have a new report on global threats. We'll look at what they're warning against, which includes everything from stock market crashes to little bits of computer intelligence that could infect us. Afterwards, we'll chat with Michael Boskin — senior fellow at the conservative-leaning Council of Economic Advisers — about what's on the economic agenda for Republicans in the upcoming year.

Duration: 00:07:11


01/17/2018: Could protectionism and AI really be the biggest risks to global growth?

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Data this morning showed Japanese companies are finally starting to invest their substantial cash piles, which is helping spur economic growth. While it’s positive news, we’ll explain what risks investors should look out for. Then, the World Economic Forum in Davos might be a week away, but its new report on global risks out this morning has a warning about issues like protectionism amid recently rosy headlines of widespread growth.

Duration: 00:06:43


01/16/2018: A corporate collapse that rivals Enron's

1/16/2018
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(Markets Edition) Another day, another stock market surge — but is that a good thing? David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, joined us to share why it makes him feel a little bit "uncomfortable." Afterwards, we'll look at how the U.K. is dealing with a corporate collapse similar to the Enron debacle — this one involving a big government contractor called Carillion, PLC. Finally, we'll talk about the rise of high-end male grooming salons and barbershops around the country.

Duration: 00:07:12


01/16/2018: What's ahead for Democrats in 2018

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(U.S. Edition) There's a new bill in the Senate that'll change parts of the financial reform law known as Dodd-Frank, which was put in place following the financial crisis. And it looks like it actually has some bipartisan support. We'll discuss why almost a dozen Democrats like that the new measure centers on small banks. Afterwards, we'll talk to Felicia Wong — President and CEO of the nonpartisan think tank the Roosevelt Institute — about the issues Democrats will focus on in the upcoming...

Duration: 00:07:10


01/16/18: BP takes $1.7 billion spill charge for Deepwater Horizon

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(Global Edition) From BBC World Service ... The Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010 caused the biggest oil spill in U.S. waters and the resulting compensation claims against BP have amounted to many billions of dollars. As the BBC’s Szu Ping Chan explains, the company will book a charge of about $1.7 billion for remaining losses and claims its next set of quarterly results. Next: workers in Germany enjoy some of the best productivity, pay and employment conditions in the world, but the...

Duration: 00:06:36


01/15/2018: The future of the world's biggest passenger plane

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(Markets Edition) Airbus had a better year in sales than Boeing, but they're having trouble selling their largest plane, the A380. And today is one of just four days this year when entry to National Parks is free. That’s down from the number of free days in the past, and the price for some park passes is going up. So how is the park system balancing its mission to increase access with its need for revenue? Plus, Kansas State has the oldest coach in college football’s top division and he's...

Duration: 00:07:45


01/15/2018: The cost of a dream

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(U.S. Edition) The closest the average person can get to hearing Dr. King’s iconic 1963 speech in full is reading it online or trekking to the Dr. King Center in Atlanta to buy a copy on DVD. The recording of the speech has been private property since he recited it, and everyone (with the exception of teachers) has to pay a licensing fee to listen. How do we weigh the value of this piece of American history? Plus, we discuss why homelessness is up for the first time since 2010 and take a...

Duration: 00:07:04


01/15/18: Dozens injured at Jakarta stock exchange in walkway collapse

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(Global edition) From BBC World Service... Trading was suspended after a walkway inside the Jakarta stock exchange building collapsed on Monday morning. We hear from the BBC's Rebecca Henschke at the scene, where police say 72 people have been hurt. UK construction giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs at risk and the future of many projects into doubt. BBC business correspondent Ben Thompson explains what the impact could be around the globe. Finally, you've...

Duration: 00:06:34


01/12/2018: When being a renter becomes cheaper than being a homeowner

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(Markets Edition) The stock market seems to be doing well, but the bond market — not so much. Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, joined us to explain what could be going on. Afterwards, we'll look at a new report that shows more than half of Americans now live in places where it's more affordable to rent than own a house, and then discuss why so many in the U.S. are struggling to pay back their credit card debt.

Duration: 00:07:15


01/12/2018: Implementing a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul

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(U.S. Edition) Facebook is making big changes to the content you'll see on your news feed. On today's show, we'll discuss the company's push to prioritize posts that it thinks will spark "meaningful" social interactions. Afterwards, we'll look at Saudi Arabia's decision to open the first car showroom for women, and then talk about the IRS' daunting challenge of implementing the GOP's tax overhaul.

Duration: 00:07:14


01/12/2018: Should you worry about more bond-market volatility?

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… A breakthrough in Germany four months after elections: Prime Minister Angela Merkel’s center-right block has made a deal with the center-left Social Democrats, with compromises in sight on migration and taxes. Afterwards, new data from China shows its trade surplus with the U.S. hit a record high last year. We’ll explain what that mean for the two nations. Then, the bond market caused whiplash for investors this week and though things have calmed...

Duration: 00:06:42


01/11/2018: What 2018 will look like for the big banks

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(Markets Edition) As companies start to unveil their final quarterly earnings report from 2017, we'll talk to Susan Schmidt — senior portfolio manager from Westwood Holdings — about retail sales and consumer shopping habits. Afterwards, we'll discuss what the upcoming year might look for the banking industry, and then examine what the Republican tax plan could mean for airlines.

Duration: 00:06:41


01/11/2018: How federal policy from the '30s continues to harm Philadelphia

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(U.S. Edition) Coca-Cola has announced its South African divisions will stop working with McKinsey, the world's biggest consulting company. We'll look at the reason behind the soda giant's decision, which has to do with the company's entanglement in a big corruption scandal in South Africa. Afterwards, we'll talk to Ariella Cohen — editor in chief of the online publication Next City — about the lingering effects of redlining on Philadelphia. Back in the 1930s, the federal government began...

Duration: 00:07:14


01/11/2018: Using the speed dating model to get moms back to work

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… More trouble for bitcoin: South Korea is mulling a plan to ban cryptocurrency trading in an area of the world that’s seen some of the highest demand. We explain what it means for the future of bitcoin. Then, peaceful protests have turned violent in Tunisia as anger over government austerity measures heats up. We’ll take you there and explain why protesters are calling the 2018 budget unfair. Afterwards, we’ll explain how one organization in the...

Duration: 00:06:50


01/10/2018: Some Californians are moving south of the border to save on rent

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(Markets Edition) 2018 could be a strong year for economic growth around the world, particularly for one South American country. On today's show, we'll discuss at why Brazil is expected to see big gains. Afterwards, we'll look at how some San Diego workers are deciding to commute from Tijuana, Mexico, so they can save on rent.

Duration: 00:06:38


01/10/2018: Closing the race wage gap

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(U.S. Edition) AT&T had planned to carry a phone made by the China-based electronics company Huawei, but they're now pulling out based on national security concerns. On today's show, we'll examine why the end of this deal is a huge blow to Huawei. Afterwards, we'll discuss how the number of vehicles Mexico has imported to the U.S. reached an all-time high last year — despite the Trump administration's threats to renegotiate NAFTA. Then, we'll look at how Bay Area restaurants have started...

Duration: 00:07:10


01/10/2018: Oil prices and cultural changes to boost 2018 global growth

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Higher oil prices and cultural changes are expected to help boost economic growth in developing areas of the world this year. We dive into momentum drivers and looming risks with Franziska Ohnsorge, the author of some new World Bank research. Then, against the backdrop of a strong economy with full employment, steelworkers in Germany are demanding higher wages and more flexible working hours. We’ll tell you what it means for the industry and the...

Duration: 00:06:41


01/09/2018: Are bonds finally becoming competition for stocks?

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(Markets Edition) The yield on the 1-year U.S. treasury note moved above 2.5 percent this morning. What are the global implications of this milestone, and what does it means for the U.S. government? Then, fashion brand H&M is under fire for "cultural incompetency" over an advertising misstep. And, how Airbnb may keep French châteaux from becoming ruins.

Duration: 00:06:58


01/09/2018: U.S. Edition: North Korea going to the Olympics could affect sanctions

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After the first formal talks between North and South Korea in just over two years, the forthcoming Winter Olympic Games have become the catalyst for some easing of tensions. We speak with BBC's Hyung Kim about what that means for economic sanctions. Plus, Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood gives us the rundown on what to expect from this year's CES.

Duration: 00:07:09

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