Marketplace Morning Report - First Edition with David BrancaccioAuthor: Marketplace
28 May 2017

Marketplace Morning Report - First Edition with David Brancaccio

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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest in markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. Get a global perspective on what's making the business news headlines with this first cast each weekday morning. A Mid-Day Update podcast is also available. Marketplace Morning Report is part of the Marketplace® portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which additionally includes Marketplace, Marketplace Weekend®, and Marketplace Tech®. Listen every weekday morning on-air or online anytime at marketplace.org. From American Public Media. Twitter: @Marketplace

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    05/26/2017: The future of global trade

    President Trump is preparing for his first G7 meeting in Sicily, Italy, where trade policy and climate change will be on the agenda — topics that he and other countries don't exactly see eye to eye on. On today's show, we'll take a closer look at these sources of tension. Afterwards, we'll discuss how much U.S. lemon growers could lose out on from the USDA's decision to lift an Argentine lemon ban, and then examine how the affordable housing crisis is affecting minority families.       

  • Posted on 26 May 2017

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    05/25/2017: Trump wants Europe to spend more on defense. Will they listen?

    Part of Trump's agenda during his meeting with NATO leaders includes pushing them to join an anti-ISIS coalition and invest more in their militaries. We'll take a look at the numbers behind Europe's defense spending. Then back in the U.S., we'll discuss the increase in mortgage co-signing for first-time home buyers, and explore NYU's new effort to help college students graduate early. 

  • Posted on 25 May 2017

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    05/24/2017: The second-largest economy in the world just got a downgrade

    Moody's Investors Service has just reduced China's credit rating by a notch. We'll explore how significant this downgrade is and the economic factors that warranted the drop. Afterwards, we'll take a look at the challenges that those from the foster care system face when trying to attend college. 

  • Posted on 24 May 2017

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    05/23/2017: How Uber has tried to take over the world

    President Trump's first major budget proposal will cut away at the safety net for millions. One program being threatened: Medicaid, which will give states more power to set spending priorities, but much less to spend. We'll look at exactly how much the service could stand to lose over the next decade. Afterwards, we'll chat with author Adam Lashinsky about the strategies Uber has employed to become a ride-sharing juggernaut.

  • Posted on 23 May 2017

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    05/22/2017: Ford to fire CEO Mark Fields

    With Ford's stock down from 2014 levels, the company is gearing up to remove Mark Fields as CEO. We'll examine some of the criticisms that investors had about Fields, and who he's being replaced by. We'll also take a close look at one Rhode Island after-school program that faces closure over Trump's budget cuts. Plus: a report on the peripheral industry that's sprung out of crowdfunding, which includes consultants, social media managers and marketers.

  • Posted on 22 May 2017

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