Marketplace Morning Report is an eight-minute business news service airing weekday mornings, delivering a global business newscast and a special feature report, using the same confident, witty style that characterizes its parent program, Marketplace.
A deal sweetener from SoftBank. Japan's markets plunge. And is it more money, more problems for professional athletes?
The value of autistic employees. Could the country's largest public power utility really become private? And who is Daniel Werfel?
Shareholders allow Jamie Dimon to keep his dual role as CEO and Chairman of JPMorgan. And what percentage of Americans own stocks?
Yahoo buys Tumblr. What will happen if the Federal Reserve backs off? And public pensions bounce back, but not enough for some.
With one in five Americans on food stamps, some in Congress want to cut back on the program. There's talk in high places about the Fed ratcheting back on policies it hoped would add pep to the wheels of commerce. It's no surprise farmers and home builders want more immigrant labor, but horse breeders? Texas lawmakers decide whether to allow craft beer sales at grocery stores and brewery tours. It could mean a big boost for craft breweries.