Marketplace Morning Report with David BrancaccioAuthor: Marketplace
23 Apr 2018

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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    04/20/2018: All eyes on the New York Fed's new president

    (Markets Edition) When it comes to the market, traders look at three influential figures: the chair of the Fed, its vice chair, and the president of the New York Fed. We'll talk to Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, about why some were "disturbed" by what John Williams, the next NY Fed president, recently had to say at a press conference in Madrid. Afterwards, we'll look at one major domestic appliance company that could come out ahead amid all this tariff talk. Whirlpool may have an advantage thanks to a protective tariff on foreign washing machines. 

  • Posted on 20 Apr 2018

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    04/20/2018: The cannabis brand wars

    (U.S. Edition) There are reports that Wells Fargo is close to a $1 billion settlement with federal regulators after charging customers for car insurance they didn't need. On today's show, we'll recap the controversy. Afterwards, we'll talk to Drake Sutton-Shearer, CEO of PROHBTD Media, about how quality cannabis brands could start emerging within the next decade, Wall Street's valuation of the industry, and his push to change the "stoner" stereotypes surrounding the product. Plus: A look at the financial struggles General Electric is facing. 

  • Posted on 20 Apr 2018

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    04/20/2018: India’s youngest billionaire sees windfall as mobile payments catch on

    (Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … The head of one of Australia’s largest financial institutions has resigned after revelations the company lied to regulators for a decade about customer charges. Then, a tiny Philippines' tourist hot spot is facing a sudden six-month closure for infrastructure upgrades. But it’s not a popular decision among the island’s residents whose livelihoods depend on the $1 billion in tourism revenue they see each year.  Afterward, the more than 1 billion people who live in India use a lot of cash, but there hasn’t been much of it in recent years to go around. We head to New Delhi to chat with the country’s youngest billionaire who’s made a windfall trying to get mobile payments to catch on. 

  • Posted on 20 Apr 2018

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    04/19/2018: The world is in more debt than we've ever seen

    (Markets Edition) The International Monetary Fund — which gets called to the rescue when economies melt down — meets in Washington. We'll talk to Diane Swonk, chief economist at the firm Grant Thornton, about one especially big worry that's looming: world debt. And the leader of that happens to be the U.S. Afterwards, we'll look at why rivals Amazon and Best Buy are partnering to sell televisions, and then we'll explore how a rise in trawlers off the coast of Senegal is causing local fishermen to lose their livelihoods.

  • Posted on 19 Apr 2018

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    04/19/2018: It's getting hard for many students to finish college

    (U.S. Edition) Central bankers and finance ministers from around the world are in Washington this week for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank's annual spring meeting. We'll look at some of the major concerns likely to be addressed, which include government debt. Afterwards, a conversation between Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O'Leary and Puerto Rico's governor, Ricardo Rossello, about why Puerto Rico underwent an island-wide power blackout this week. And then to cap off today's show, we'll discuss some of the reasons it's becoming difficult for students to finish school and how the pathway to entry-level jobs is changing. 

  • Posted on 19 Apr 2018

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