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 a thrown-out fraud case against Bank of America; look at Greece's financial situation; and interview author Paul Tough about his new book "Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why."
One of the buzzwords in education these days is "grit."
Research suggests that qualities like perseverance, conscientiousness and self-control are as crucial as "academic" skills for excelling in the classroom.
Writer Paul Tough has been looking at the latest research on how those so-called noncognitive skills are developed in young children — starting in infancy — and why kids growing up in poverty or in stressful environments are often at a disadvantage.
He joined our Morning Report show to talk about his new book, "Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why."
On today's show, we'll talk about the warming relationship between the U.S. and Vietnam; Bayer's $62 billion bid for Monsanto; and how North Carolina's House Bill 2 is affecting the state's burgeoning tech scene.
On today's show, we'll talk about a meeting between central bankers and finance ministers from the G7 countries that precedes next week's G7 summit. We'll also interview the CEO of AMC Networks, Josh Sapan, about its new SundanceNow Doc Club.
On today's show, we'll talk about Bayer's bid for Monsanto; department store struggles and Target successes; and the rough spring for marketplace lending.
On today's show, we'll talk about a new rule from the Department of Labor that will grant overtime to millions of Americans; the dent that security lines might put in airlines' bottom lines; and gender rights, going all the way back to the 1964 Civil Rights bill.