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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

09/20/2017: The saga to repeal Obamacare continues

9/20/2017
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(Markets Edition) Yep, the effort to repeal Obama-era health care reform is back. We'll talk about a new bill from Republican Senators Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham that'll get rid of the mandate requiring you to buy health insurance. Afterwards, we'll take a brief look at the major stock indexes this morning, and then discuss how women are faring in the global workforce. Plus: A conversation with Americares' vice president of emergency response, Garrett Ingoglia, about how the nonprofit...

Duration: 00:06:52


09/20/2017: What Puerto Rico is doing to help evacuees

9/20/2017
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(U.S. Edition) Though much of Puerto Rico was spared from Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria is now bearing down. We'll take a look at the efforts the territory is making to shelter evacuees. Afterwards, we'll discuss a new report that shows nearly 9 out of every 10 U.S. students have adequate internet bandwidth in their classrooms — a huge increase from four years ago when only 1 out of every 10 did. How'd the digital divide get narrowed so quickly? Plus: We interview Gillian Thomas, a senior...

Duration: 00:07:35


09/20/2017: A merger between giants amid global pain in the steel industry

9/20/2017
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to bolster the nation’s steel industry but we’ll tell you why a merger between two giants suggests that pain in the sector are global. Afterwards, we’ll take a dive into the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s assessment of the world economy, which suggests the global growth outlook might be brighter, but it doesn’t necessarily mean sustained growth just yet. Then, we’ll take you to...

Duration: 00:06:57


09/19/2017: How'll retail fare over the holidays?

9/19/2017
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(Markets Edition) Toys 'R' Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which means it's going to try to restructure the business instead of shuttering its operations. We'll look at how the company has struggled with debt since 2005, when private-equity firms took over in a $6.6 billion buyout. Next, we'll talk about a possible upswing in the seasonal job market, and then discuss how Macy's fulfillment centers could be an opportunity for the tens of thousands of retail workers who lost their jobs...

Duration: 00:06:56


09/19/2017: The management firm where employees rate each other

9/19/2017
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(U.S. Edition) Toys "R" Us is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, meaning it's going to try to reorganize in order to pay back its $5 billion of debt. We'll take a look at how the toy giant ended up in this jam. Afterwards, the head of Bridgewater Associates — Ray Dalio — joins us to discuss the unconventional methods his hedge fund uses to evaluate employees and their ideas. That includes a system where employees rate each other, in real time, during meetings.

Duration: 00:07:14


09/19/2017: Trouble in Toyland

9/19/2017
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... Toys R Us, the largest U.S. toy chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection. We’ll explain what it means for the retailer’s global stores and the future of bricks-and-mortar toy selling. Afterwards, we’ll chat about how the People’s Bank of China’s consideration to open its capital markets to foreigners could be a negotiating tactic with the U.S. Then, ahead of this weekend’s elections, we’ll take you to a city in east Germany that is struggling...

Duration: 00:06:39


09/18/2017: The stock market is booming, but that doesn't mean the economy is

9/18/2017
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(Markets Edition) We've said it before, and we'll say it again: the stock market is not the economy. The S&P 500 closed at an all-time high on Friday, and it's up this morning, along with the Dow and Nasdaq. But economist Julia Coronado, founder of Macropolicy Perspectives, joined us to discuss how these trends don't mean the economy is equally booming. Afterwards, we'll look at the Senate's scheduled vote on a bill that lays out America's spending priorities. One of them: countering threats...

Duration: 00:07:22


09/18/2017: Facebook hands over some records

9/18/2017
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(U.S. Edition) Boeing is accusing the Canadian company Bombardier of selling its planes too cheaply, and wants the U.S. government to impose tariffs on them. We'll discuss why this is a problem for both Canada and the U.K. Afterwards, we'll talk about Facebook's decision to turn over records of ads purchased by Russian-linked accounts to Special Counsel Robert Mueller. And finally, we'll look at how one ebook-based course is trying to change the way students learn about economics.

Duration: 00:07:30


09/18/2017: A Canadian wrinkle in the U.S. and U.K. 'special relationship'

9/18/2017
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... the U.K. and the U.S. have touted their special relationship, but we’ll tell you why a dispute with a Canadian plane manufacturer is leading to tensions on both sides of the Atlantic. Afterwards, we’ll discuss why Snapchat is making headlines after agreeing to block Qatari-backed news organization Al Jazeera from its platform in Saudi Arabia. Then, we’ll take you to Rhineland, home to thriving cities but struggling mining towns where German...

Duration: 00:06:58


09/15/2017: A new way of extending a drug patent

9/15/2017
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(U.S. Edition) Finance ministers from the European Union will discuss the possibility of levying taxes on companies where they do their business. On today's show, we'll take a look at where global tax reform is headed. Afterwards, we'll discuss how one drug company is trying to extend its drug patents by transferring them to a Native American tribe.

Duration: 00:07:28


09/15/2017: EU seeks more tax dollars from online tech giants

9/15/2017
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... European finance ministers will talk this weekend about how to get more tax dollars from online tech giants like Google and Facebook without hurting smaller startups. We’ll tell you what they’re proposing. Afterwards, we’ll talk to retail guru Mary Portas – known as the Queen of Shops – about whether the downfall of physical retail has been greatly exaggerated. Then, we’ll take you to Ethiopia where companies like Rolls-Royce and British...

Duration: 00:06:54


09/15/2017: How employers are taking control of our lives

9/15/2017
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(Markets Edition) Bonds seem to have fallen out of favor for now. But the shift isn't being driven by the U.S. Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, explains China's involvement. Afterwards, we'll chat with University of Michigan professor Elizabeth Anderson about the "tyrannical" nature of companies in the U.S., and why she thinks there are flaws with the current employee-employer dynamic.

Duration: 00:07:32


09/14/2017: What Harvey and Irma mean for the economy

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(Markets Edition) Another reason we all wish Harvey and Irma never happened: they arrived very late in America's economic cycle, which could slow rebuilding. On today's show, economist Diane Swonk breaks down what these natural disasters spell for the country's economy. Afterwards, we'll look at Trump's decision to block the $1.3 billion sale of an Oregon-based chipmaker to a Chinese-backed firm. Then, we'll talk with Marketplace regular Allan Sloan about this frustration with the Equifax...

Duration: 00:07:16


09/14/2017: Amazon to build mega-warehouse in Mexico

9/14/2017
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(U.S. Edition) The U.S. government will stop using anti-virus software made by the Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. While Kaspersky has denied colluding with the Russian government, we'll look at how this software could be used to surveil consumers. Then, as Amazon prepares to build a mega-warehouse in Mexico, we'll talk about the country's growing reliance on online shopping. And finally, we'll discuss whether low inflation is a real problem for the U.S.

Duration: 00:07:36


09/14/2017: Marking 10 years since the start of the financial crisis in Britain

9/14/2017
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... President Donald Trump has barred the sale of a U.S. chip manufacturer to a Chinese-backed firm. We’ll tell you what’s behind the move. Afterwards, we reflect on the 10-year anniversary of the first run on a British bank in 150 years, and explore whether the world’s financial institutions are better off now than they were a decade ago. Then, we take you to Berlin where Germans are preparing to head to the polls next week. Though Chancellor...

Duration: 00:06:58


09/13/2017: A less glamorous Wall Street

9/13/2017
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(Markets Edition) President Trump recently met with three Democrats to find common ground on tax reform. The Trump White House is aiming to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 to 15 percent, which they may do by ending widely used tax breaks. Harvard professor Kenneth Rogoff stopped by to explain why trying to do this will be a painstaking task. Afterwards, we'll look at the inertia happening in the bond market, and then discuss how the agency investigating toxic chemical leaks could face...

Duration: 00:09:02


09/13/2017: Who makes the rules for self-driving cars?

9/13/2017
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(U.S. Edition) The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that Tesla's autopilot feature led to a deadly car crash in Florida last year. We'll dive into the details of the case and discuss whether the government will be more likely to crack down on self-driving. Afterwards, Marketplace's Molly Wood explains Apple's selling strategy to us — despite its pricey new iPhone X, there are plenty of cheaper options out there. And finally, we'll look into why you're seeing less candy around...

Duration: 00:07:29


09/13/2017: How Caribbean economies will recover from Irma

9/13/2017
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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... There are serious concerns about how Caribbean economies will recover from Hurricane Irma. We’ll take you to Turks and Caicos, a country that relies on tourism spending. Afterwards, we’ll chat about whether European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s annual state of the EU speech was an effort to shift the narrative away from Brexit worries. Then, we’ll transport you to Sweden where cash makes up just 1 percent of all payments.

Duration: 00:06:06


09/12/2017: Just why are the markets up right now?

9/12/2017
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(Markets Edition) Markets don't necessarily need happy circumstances to rise — sometimes all they need is the knowledge that things could've been worse. Economist Julia Coronado stopped by to talk about why key stock indexes seem to be doing well right now, despite events like the recent arrival of Hurricane Irma. Afterwards, we'll discuss how exhibitors at the Frankfurt Motor Show are pushing for electric vehicles, and then look at how troubled companies can move forward.

Duration: 00:07:47


09/12/2017: The new railway that will dramatically change London

9/12/2017
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Apple is set to unveil three new phones, including one rumored to cost $1,000. Will customers go for this pricey option? Next, we'll look at Hurricane Irma's impact on the tourism industry, which could namely hurt service industry workers,. Then we'll look at the launch of Crossrail — the most expensive construction project in European history. A project like that could change housing prices and entire neighborhoods.

Duration: 00:07:47

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