Marketplace Morning Report with David BrancaccioAuthor: Marketplace
23 Sep 2017

Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start, with three updates throughout the morning. Host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources. 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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    09/22/2017: More Americans are falling behind on their credit card payments

    (Markets Edition) Facebook is turning over more than 3,000 Russia-linked ads to Congress, which is investigating possible interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. On today's show, we'll look at how Mark Zuckerberg plans to handle political ads in the future. Afterwards, we'll talk with Chris Low — chief economist at FTN Financial — about the Fed's plans for interest rates, and then examine why credit card delinquencies are on the rise.

  • Posted on 22 Sep 2017

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    09/22/2017: Using drones in the aftermath of a natural disaster

    (U.S. Edition) Brexit talks are not going well. Part of the problem: the amount of money Britain will need to pay as part of this divorce settlement. We'll chat with the BBC's Theo Leggett about the tight rope U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May needs to walk. Then, we'll look at some of the innovative methods that groups are using to help out in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Harvey. In Texas, the USDA is rolling out Disaster SNAP (a version of food stamps geared toward natural disasters),  while the Red Cross is using drones to try to speed up the recovery process. 

  • Posted on 22 Sep 2017

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    09/22/2017: Theresa May winds up for Brexit pitch in Florence

    (Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ...U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will outline her plan for Brexit during a speech in Florence, Italy. We’ll tell you how much she might be willing to pay in exchange for a deal to keep her country’s access to the single market. Afterwards, we’ll discuss an announcement from Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg that his company will share with U.S. investigators details of 3,000 Russian-linked political ads. Then, a round of positive economic data from Eurozone countries out on Friday showed the economic situation is improving in the region. The figures come just days after S&P upgraded Portugal’s credit rating to investment grade. We’ll tell you what it means for European investment opportunities there.

  • Posted on 22 Sep 2017

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    09/21/2017: How wise would a December interest rate hike be?

    (Markets Edition) The Fed didn't raise interest rates at its meeting yesterday, but it looks like it just might in December. But is that the best choice given the series of natural disasters that have been hitting the western hemisphere lately? Diane Swonk from DS Economics shares her thoughts with us. Afterwards, we'll look at whether the Fed will take any enforcement action against Wells Fargo following the bank's fake accounts scandal. Plus: We chat with Edwin Melendez, director of CUNY's Center for Puerto Rican Studies, about the challenges Puerto Rico will face in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2017

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    09/21/2017: The SEC has also been hacked

    (U.S. Edition) Yet another cyber breach has been disclosed. The Securities and Exchange Commission has revealed that hackers got into one of its computer systems last year. We'll look at how they could have used the information they accessed to make illegal stock trades. Afterwards, we'll discuss a possible merger between T-Mobile and its rival Sprint, and then talk about German Chancellor Angela Merkel's political comeback. 

  • Posted on 21 Sep 2017

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