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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.

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.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

261 South Figueroa Street #200 Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 621-3500


Episodes

A $500-a-year credit card?

2/18/2020
We’re getting the first official numbers on the coronavirus’ impact on global business. The Boy Scouts of America face bankruptcy amid hundreds of lawsuits over sexual abuse. Plus, some credit cards are offering great perks with commensurate annual fees.

Duration:00:07:18

The NBA is looking to score big in Mexico

2/18/2020
Apple says coronavirus fears have affected the supply and demand of its products. HSBC is cutting 35,000 jobs in a restructuring. Homebuilders are still looking for workers in this tight labor market. Plus, the NBA follows the NFL and MLB in its push to gain fans in Mexico.

Duration:00:08:10

HSBC to axe 35,000 jobs as profits plunge

2/18/2020
From the BBC World Service… HSBC is set to axe 35,000 jobs worldwide. Singapore sets aside more than $4 billion to deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. Plus, how coronoavirus restrictions on Chinese travelers have impacted U.K. tourism.

Duration:00:06:30

The value of free magazine

2/17/2020
Some of the world’s largest economies are slowing down. Retirement savings are up thanks to the booming stock market and more generous employers. Plus, what a tractor magazine tells us about brand loyalty.

Duration:00:08:05

Walmart gets into health care

2/17/2020
The retail giant promises to make medical care affordable and convenient. Reynolds has a sustainability problem. Plus, the growing trend of no-plastic “refill stations.”

Duration:00:08:18

Japanese economy contracts at fastest rate in six years

2/17/2020
From the BBC World Service… Japan’s economy shrinks at its fastest rate in six years. Tesla’s German factory plans hit the skids. Plus, London Fashion Week goes ahead despite coronavirus fears.

Duration:00:06:31

Millennials’ Hallmark moment

2/14/2020
The U.S. charges Huawei with racketeering, accusing it of stealing trade secrets. But how can a law meant to target gangsters work against the Chinese tech giant? Plus, young people are making greeting cards cool again.

Duration:00:06:37

Amazon defeats the power of the JEDI… for now

2/14/2020
A judge halts Microsoft’s JEDI project with the Pentagon as Amazon appeals the deal. Valentine’s Day marks a reduction in U.S.-China tariffs, but coronavirus is slowing down exports. Plus, how a British game show can teach us the basics of game theory.

Duration:00:06:54

Saudis fall in love with Valentine’s Day

2/14/2020
From the BBC World Service… China and the U.S. reduce tariffs, but Huawei feels the heat. Germany’s economic growth grinds to a halt. Plus, celebrating Valentine’s Day in Saudi Arabia.

Duration:00:06:14

SUV booms and SUV crashes

2/13/2020
There have been 15,000 more coronavirus cases discovered in China, and markets are now taking notice. U.K. financial regulators are scrutinizing the relationship between the CEO of Barclays and late, alleged sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein. Plus, analyzing the possible links between the uptick in truck sales and pedestrian deaths.

Duration:00:06:48

CEOs are going AWOL

2/13/2020
The Senate takes a look at President Trump’s controversial nominees for the board of the Federal Reserve. More CEOs are quitting. Plus, are the U.S. and China actually on track to decouple, even with the recent Phase 1 trade deal?

Duration:00:06:37

Huge cellphone conference canceled on coronavirus concerns

2/13/2020
From the BBC World Service…The world’s largest cellphone conference is canceled on coronavirus fears. Barclays CEO’s links to Jeffrey Epstein are under scrutiny. Plus, the Seychelles swaps debt for environmental action.

Duration:00:06:42

Tennis baller

2/12/2020
The Federal Trade Commission is scrutinizing tech giants’ acquisitions of smaller companies more closely. Investors don’t seem to pay be paying attention to the Democratic primaries, as left-leaning Bernie Sanders gains ground. A House subcommittee is holding a hearing on diversity and inclusion in the banking industry. Plus, Roger Federer is set to become the fourth-ever sports billionaire, but most of his money doesn’t come from playing tennis.

Duration:00:09:15

Those who can’t afford a new home on their own, teach.

2/12/2020
It’s Day 2 of intense questioning from lawmakers on Capitol Hill for Fed chair Jerome Powell. Sirius is investing big in Soundcloud, a destination for up-and-coming musicians. Plus, a new startup is helping teachers reach the dream of homeownership.

Duration:00:06:50

Markets steady as coronavirus spread appears to slow

2/12/2020
From the BBC World Service… Global markets are steady as speculation grows that coronavirus spread has peaked. Nissan sues former chairman Carlos Ghosn. Plus, Argentina starts crucial debt talks with the IMF.

Duration:00:06:08

Not enough cooks in the kitchen

2/11/2020
Despite relatively great job and trade numbers, many other factors are contributing to slower growth. Delinquencies are rising rapidly in the subprime auto loan sector. Plus, the restaurant industry looks to immigration reform to deal with a worker shortage.

Duration:00:06:20

Ready, willing and disabled

2/11/2020
The economic fallout inside and outside of China continues as the coronavirus spreads, including for one manufacturer in Massachusetts. Fed chair Jerome Powell will have a lot to talk about when he goes before Congress Wednesday. Plus, employment remains elusive for many people with disabilities.

Duration:00:07:54

Coronavirus fears impact Singapore Airshow attendance

2/11/2020
Seventy companies have stayed away from the Singapore aviation industry event, but the show goes on. After two years of growth, global energy emissions remain unchanged. Plus, we hear what people think about tipping in Shanghai.

Duration:00:06:07

The real mid-life crisis

2/10/2020
Global supply chains around the world are getting hit hard by the coronavirus, including for the many Apple products made China. Plus, a new study finds people nearing retirement fear they won’t be able to afford their health care, even with Medicare.

Duration:00:07:11

Wuhan virus workplace woes

2/10/2020
What can we read into President’s new budget as we head closer to the election? The spreading coronavirus is starting to wreak havoc on the Chinese economy. Plus, how businesses are addressing worker safety and morale during the outbreak.

Duration:00:06:39