Marketplace Morning Report
Start your day with an up-to-the-minute report on the world of business and finance with host David Brancaccio.
On today's show, we'll talk about British American Tobacco's offer to purchase Reynolds American, which would make it the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company. Plus, we'll also examine data that show a surge in the construction of single-family homes, and look at the danger North Dakota's bees may be facing.
On today's show, we'll talk about the economic highlights from last night's presidential debate; the type of people Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would appoint to the Fed should they win the election; and the vote on marijuana legalization in nine states.
On today's show, we'll talk about investor concerns over this year's election season; strong earnings for the big banks this past quarter; how European cities are trying to lure other British businesses in the aftermath of Brexit; and the possibility that Japan may require the makers of Pokemon Go to secure Pokecoins with real money.
On today's show, we'll talk about the effect of this election's political divide on business deals; what to expect from news later today about a Social Security increase; and a price spike for black clothing in Thailand following the death of the country's king.
On today's show, we'll talk about our latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, which indicates that economic anxiety has increased, despite data that show 37 percent feel their personal situation has improved since last year. Plus: a look at concerns about the cost of eliminating HFCs, particularly in India.
Sixty-two percent of Americans feel the economy's rigged.