Marketplace Morning Report
Start your day with an up-to-the-minute report on the world of business and finance with host David Brancaccio.
Pages from Trump's 2005 tax returns are out, revealing he made $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes. We'll look at what else the documents revealed, like the tax loopholes he may have taken advantage of. In other Trump news, we'll also discuss his plans to roll back fuel economy standards for cars, which could be the latest blow for the green vehicle market. And finally, we'll look at what Britain's exit from the European Union will mean for the business community and the U.K.-U.S. relationship.
The Congressional Budget Office has revealed how many people would lose insurance coverage under the GOP's new health plan. We'll look at who would benefit from the proposal and who's expected to see costs go up. Next, we'll look at a plan from Puerto Rico to get the island out of crippling debt, and then explore the leading candidate in the upcoming Dutch election: Geert Wilders, a politician that has drawn comparisons to President Trump.
The Congressional Budget Office is expected to soon announce how much the GOP replacement plan for Obamacare will cost and how many people will be affected. We'll talk about what some agencies are estimating, then explore how people in Wisconsin are feeling about possible changes in health insurance. Plus: a look at the rocky relationship between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Trump.
We'll look at what to expect from this morning's release of one of the most anticipated jobs reports in a long time. Next, we'll discuss the ouster of South Korea's president, and then explore what environmental policy might look like under the Trump administration.
Several power players in the health care industry disagree with the House GOP plan to replace Obamacare. We'll look at some of the issues they have with the proposal. Afterwards, the Economist's Paris bureau chief, Sophie Pedder, will join us to discuss where France's leading presidential candidates stand on various economic issues. And finally, we'll explore the return of house flipping and what the practice says about America's housing market.
The Chinese telecom firm ZTE has been hit with a $1.2 billion fine from the U.S. for selling technology to Iran and North Korea. Marketplace's Kimberly Adams reports on how tricky things can get for businesses in with our increasingly global economy. We'll also explore why the restaurant industry has been hit with challenging times, and then look at a potential crisis at Caterpillar. The manufacturer is reeling after investigators raided the company's headquarters last week.