Marketplace Morning Report - First Edition with David BrancaccioAuthor: Marketplace
22 Jan 2017

Marketplace Morning Report - First Edition with David Brancaccio

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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    01/20/2017: The flow of money across borders

    The Trump administration may institute a repatriation holiday, which would reduce the U.S. corporate tax rate from 35 to 10 percent for a temporary stretch. U.S. corporations have profits parked overseas to avoid the current rate. Harvard professor Fritz Foley looks at whether bringing them over here would help the economy. Afterwards, we'll talk with Univision's Leon Krauze about how immigrants are preparing for Trump's presidency.

  • Posted on 20 Jan 2017

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    01/19/2017: What does Trump's tax plan mean for low- and middle-income families?

    Rick Perry is heading to Capitol Hill this morning for his Senate hearing on the role of energy secretary. We'll look at the issues that might come up during his session and then explain what the Energy Department actually does. Afterwards, we'll break down how Trump's tax plan will affect the country's different income brackets. 

  • Posted on 19 Jan 2017

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    01/18/2017: 'Mutually assured economic destruction'

    It's another week of confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet picks. We'll share the highlights from Betsy Devos's contentious hearing, and look at what we can expect from Tom Price's. Next, Marketplace's Scott Tong will discuss what the relationship between the U.S. and China might look like after Trump takes office. Do we have a future trade war on our hands? 

  • Posted on 18 Jan 2017

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    01/17/17: A new Lady Liberty

    As U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May gears up to give a speech on Brexit, we'll look at what some of her objectives might be. There's been speculation over whether the U.K. will try to keep some benefits of EU membership, but now it appears that the prime minister wants a hard break. Next, we'll look at U.S. Mint's plans to release a $100 gold coin with the symbol of liberty depicted as an African-American woman.   

  • Posted on 17 Jan 2017

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    01/16/2017: A $50 billion eyewear merger

    Eyewear maker Luxottica — known for its Ray-Ban shades — is merging with lens maker Essilor to create a company worth $50 billion. We'll explore the future of the eyewear market and explain why a deal between these two types of companies is so unusual. Next, we'll talk about Amazon's job growth plans, and then look at how Los Angeles plans to allocate $1.2 billion of funds dedicated to the homeless. 

  • Posted on 16 Jan 2017

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