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Get up to speed on the daily news first thing in the morning with Marketplace Morning Report. Hosted by David Brancaccio, Marketplace Morning Report keeps you informed on what you may have missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC World Service in London. In less than ten minutes, you can start off your day with a recap of the top economic and business headlines with our daily news show and podcast. David Brancaccio brings you key news updates and economic happenings in real time throughout the morning. Catch Marketplace Morning Report live every Monday through Friday to get the latest news on the markets, money, jobs and innovation. David has been in broadcasting for more than three decades, serving as a longtime host for Marketplace and winner of both the DuPont-Columbia Award and George Foster Peabody Award. He and his team on PBS’s NOW won two Emmy Awards in 2008, as well as the 2009 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Coverage. Marketplace Morning Report daily news podcasts are also available worldwide on platforms included Apple Podcasts, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, RSS Feeds and any place else where you get your podcasts.
Why experts worry when people have no bank account at all
The deadline from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for pandemic relief legislation is here. When will we actually see aid? Plus, better access to banks for Americans in 2019. And, reevaluating the role of school police in Detroit.
Oct 20
8 min
Why in the world credit scores are going up during this pandemic
On paper, more of us are looking like better risks for borrowing. The average FICO score topped 700 this summer, the highest on record. Plus, today is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s deadline to get a broad pandemic relief package worked out if aid is to arrive before the election. And, why older workers are less confident about being able to find new jobs.
Oct 20
9 min
Could airport COVID testing open up international travel again?
From the BBC World Service: London’s Heathrow Airport is offering travelers test results within an hour. Sudan welcomes a U.S. decision to remove it from a list of state sponsors of terrorism. What happens when a stock exchange goes down for a day?
Oct 20
7 min
A Trump plan to cut food stamps has been blocked
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has blocked a plan by the Trump administration to end food stamps for nearly 700,000 unemployed people. Plus, the latest on coronavirus relief, including a deadline from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Also, a technical glitch in some European stock market trading, what’s next for struggling shopping malls, sea urchin “ranching” and the push from airlines for more COVID testing instead of quarantining.
Oct 19
12 min
What happens to an economy in a country that contains coronavirus
China’s GDP grew in the last quarter, but it achieved this in a way that can’t really be replicated in the United States. And, colleges are cutting Division I sports programs and budgets during the pandemic.
Oct 19
7 min
China’s economy continues its COVID-19 recovery
From the BBC World Service: Growth in consumer spending and industrial production between July and September have helped boost the business climate in China. EU authorities investigate Instagram over its handling of children’s data. Bollywood starts to produce movies again.
Oct 19
7 min
It’s the lowest-paid workers who are being left behind
The K-shaped recovery, with one leg up for those still working and the other down for those feeling the brunt of the pandemic, continues. Retail sales are up again, but more than 20 million people are drawing unemployment after layoffs. Plus, how the presidential candidates talked about the pandemic and economy in simultaneous town halls Thursday night. And, property owners around the country are suing the CDC over its ban on evictions.
Oct 16
10 min
Fossil fuel companies appear to be hedging their election bets
Some corporate money is shifting in recognition of the conversation to come about domestic oil and gas production if there’s a Biden presidency. Plus, among in-person, online and hybrid college classes this fall, there’s uneven distribution of enrollment declines. And, why younger workers are not as worried about finding new jobs.
Oct 16
9 min
China ramps up tensions with the U.S. over technology, again
From the BBC World Service: Who would actually suffer if lawmakers in Beijing vote for new limits on sensitive technology exports? A post-COVID economy is weighing on voters’ minds in New Zealand. A new partnership aims to further reduce Britain’s food waste.
Oct 16
8 min
Weekly jobless claims are going in the wrong direction
The latest number, 898,000, is much higher than expected. Plus, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he will keep negotiating with Democrats to reach a deal on more pandemic relief. And, is the economy rigged to the benefit of others? We asked people nationwide and the poll results are in.
Oct 15
9 min
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