“Marketplace Morning Report,” hosted by David Brancaccio, is the business news you need to know to start your day. “Marketplace Morning Report” gets you up to speed on what you missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC’s Anu Anand in partnership with the BBC World Service in London.
Here's the Latest Episode from Marketplace Morning Report:
Will interest rates be cut more than the Fed is letting on? The new Toys R Us stores won't be so much about toys per se. Comic-Con has come a long way from its humble, nerdy beginnings.
Trump floats a new head for the Labor Dept. "The Lion King" revives a massive franchise. Private companies are shooting for the moon.
Brewer AB InBev sells its Australian division. Ukrainian politicians use fish and frozen pizza to tempt voters. We celebrate 50 years since Neil Armstrong walked on the moon.
Obamacare’s “Cadillac tax” is gone. Does the Fed really need to cut interest rates at this point? A manager explains why Americans don’t take their vacation.
Home sales to foreign buyers fall. Voting on raising the federal minimum wage. Some Muslim leaders call for a boycott of the religious pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
Interest rate cuts in Asia. Netflix goes for growth overseas. The Swiss are famous for chocolate and cheese. What about wine?
Summer gives way to stable markets. A look at the systemic problem of low African-American homeownership. An activist is opening up her own healthy grocery store where there is none.
The WTO rules against both the U.S. and China over trade. All this hot weather is cutting into productivity. Sotheby's caters to sneaker heads.
The Nordic nation's economic model faces strain. Amazon retreats in China.
An uptick in retail sales and U.S. factory production shows vigor in the economy. G7 finance ministers take a closer look at Facebook's global digital currency, Libra. And entrepreneurs in Philadelphia want to bring e-scooters to the city.
Talks continue on a debt ceiling deal. Big Tech faces antitrust questions on Capitol Hill. And Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán awaits sentencing, as U.S. puts a price tag on years of violent crime.
Germany's defense minister fights for the EU's top job. Is the end of the printed textbook in sight? A new study lifts the lid on China’s “hidden debt”.
How are U.S. business in this trade spat? AT&T will offer a paid robocall blocker. Who loses when companies solely focus on the short term?
The FTC is set to issue a $5-billion fine against Facebook over data breaches. The Big Three will negotiate a new contract with its auto unions. Why U.S. banks should be thankful for regulation.
It's not all bad news as China's economy slows again. Will Turkey cope with new U.S. and E.U. sanctions?
Why are bond interest rates going up as we await greater cuts? The Fed chair is skeptical about Facebook’s cryptocurrency going to market so soon. Shorter global supply chains are giving way to "slowbalisation."
ICE promises raids this weekend. Will the trade war affect China's GDP? The U.S. lags way behind Europe when it comes to actually using vacation days.
Singapore's economy shrinks. Greece's new prime minister outlines his priorities. We look at the psychology of waiting in line.
The U.S. balks at France's new tax on tech companies. There's a small but fast uptick in inflation. "Extreme vetting" for visas is keeping some foreign musical acts out of the country.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell says the "hot" job market is showing little heat. A defense contractor cancels plans to shut down a plant at Trump's urging. A soon-to-be college graduate who is undocumented faces uncertain job prospects.
More trade trouble in Asia as Japan and South Korea argue over computer chips. Anger over France's digital tax plans. A record fine linked to the opioid crisis.
The Fed chair all but confirms an interest rate cut. Boeing's troubles show in its sales numbers. "Friends" goes from Netflix to AT&T's new streaming service. The pitfalls of growing hemp on sovereign Native land.
Can changing zoning help with with housing crisis? African nations ready a new, massive trading bloc. Chinese tech workers push back against the grueling 72-hour work week as a matter of life and death.
The U.N. holds an emergency meeting over Tehran's nuclear program. Brazil votes on pension reforms. Why panic rooms are the ultimate home luxury for today’s billionaires.
A judge blocks Trumps drug ad price rule. Will the Fed lower interest rates? How immigrants in the U.S. without authorization get healthcare.
Big spending deadlines are approaching in Congress. Bio-hacking is becoming big business. France opens a monument to monetary theory.
Facebook's privacy headache grows. Why art collectors are borrowing against the value of their Picasso paintings. How the coffee industry is trying to go green.
Deutsche Bank announces massive layoffs. Investors aren't happy with the most recent, actually great jobs numbers. What happens when a "Hawaiian beer" is made somewhere else?
Teens are choosing school over work during the summer. Older Americans are staying in their jobs longer. It turns out the "most American-made" cars might not be so American.
Job cuts begin at Germany's biggest lender. Greece votes for a new government. We look at the future of interest rates in Turkey.