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 explain Venezuela's economy using hot dogs; talk about the consequences of a Staples-Office Depot merger; and look at the growing instability of a U.S. Postal Service job.
Airing on Friday, March 18, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about trade relations between U.S. and Cuba; a new academic study that shows that racial and ethnic minorities who "whiten up" their resumes increase their chances of a callback for a job interview; and how one Alabama resident is coping with financial anxiety.
Airing on Thursday, March 17, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about U.S. companies that are merging with foreign companies to avoid federal taxes; how homeowners insurance may help with defending against some lawsuits; and what it's like to live without an economic safety net.
Airing on Wednesday, March 16, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about attitudes toward free trade agreements from those surveyed in our Marketplace poll on economic anxiety; free MBAs; and the London Stock Exchange's merger with Germany's Deutsche Börse.
Airing on Tuesday, March 15, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about drug prices; we'll cover Valeant earnings; and Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson joins us from Austin, TX, to talk brand storytelling at SXSW.
Airing on Monday, March 14, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about an Austin-based tech studio; and a contest to win $40 million from the federal government to build a city for the future.