Marketplace Morning Report
Start your day with an up-to-the-minute report on the world of business and finance with host David Brancaccio.
Airing on Tuesday, August 8, 2015: Google's restructuring, and why it took eight years for a decades-old grocery store to re-open after Hurricane Katrina.
Airing on Monday, August 10, 2015: A positive day for the turbulent stock market in China, and a check-in on small businesses in New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina.
Airing on Friday, August 6, 2015: On today's show, an unexpectedly sour summer for jobs and wages, a fuzzier picture on interest rates, and exploratory drilling in the Arctic.
Airing on Thursday, August 6, 2015: The media feels the pinch of cord cutters, the television industry shows off its new shows, and a snapshot of what’s happening to the nation’s utilities.
Airing on Wednesday, August 5, 2015: An SEC vote could tell you how much less you make than your CEO. Plus, it’s a rough times in the handbag business, with investors iffy on Coach and some of the other big makers posting earnings report this week. We look at the forces combining to make high-end bags a tough sell. And with Planet Fitness, the discount gym chain, goes public on Wednesday, we'll talk about an interesting pattern is emerging in where people spend their money to get fit.
Airing on Tuesday, August 4, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about oil's new volatility with prices creeping back up after falling to a six month low on Monday. And with CVS’s earnings report on Tuesday, we check on the corporate strategy that has helped CVS shares approach record highs. Plus, nearly ten years ago, New Orleans was inundated by flood waters, after a spectacular failure of the city's levees. We have the story of a financial institution — itself devastated — that played a key role in the rebuilding.