(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … After a marathon session, Brazil’s supreme court ruled against one of its country’s most beloved politicians, rejecting a plea from former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to avoid prison as he appeals a corruption conviction. We’ll take you to Sao Palo where the nation’s citizens – and highest court – are deeply divided. Then, artificial intelligence researchers are claiming victory after boycotting a Korean institute over concerns about killer robots. Afterwards, ride-hailing app Grab is one of the most valuable startups in Southeast Asia, and it most recently drove rival Uber out of the region. We’ll hear from the company’s CEO about how he’s planning to expand the business from rides into payments.
(Markets Edition) In the wake of yesterday's shooting at YouTube, we talk with workplace violence consultant Larry Barton about the measures companies should take to create a safer environment. Also on today's show: a conversation with Tom Sheck from our investigative unit APM Reports about the resignation of DJ Gribbin, Trump's point person on his infrastructure bill. What did Trump have planned, and what does Gribbin's departure mean for the bill?
(U.S. Edition) The U.S. has released a list of Chinese products that could be subject to new tariffs, prompting China to respond with its own list (separate from the back and forth tussle over steel and aluminum going on between the two countries). We'll take a look at some of the affected items, and how this could impact the U.S. economy. Afterwards, we'll discuss how NAFTA negotiations are going for the U.S., and then talk about a new report that shows how immigrants are helping to power Texas' economy.
(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … The U.S. and China turn up the heat in their escalating trade spat. This morning, China outlined hefty tariffs on $50 billion worth of goods, including soybeans and aircraft. We’ll bring you the latest details and market reaction. Then, the latest developments from the world’s biggest advertising company, WPP Group, which is investigating an allegation of personal misconduct against its chief executive. Afterwards, today is the deadline for U.K. companies to report their gender pay gaps. So far we’ve learned the average woman is paid 10 percent less than the average man. So, what can be done to close the disparity in pay?
(Markets Edition) After yesterday's stock market dip, things are looking up this morning. We'll examine what's causing this volatility with David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, who says it's not all about tariffs and tweets. Plus: Why airlines are pushing for tougher restrictions on emotional support animals.
(U.S. Edition) It was a rough day for markets yesterday, with major stock indexes like the Dow closing down almost 2 percent. We'll look at why the market is so vulnerable right now. Afterwards, we'll discuss the New York Fed's decision to publish a new interest rate to replace the LIBOR, the London Interbank Offered Rate, the world's most widely used benchmark for short-term interest rates. Plus: A conversation with author Alisa Roth, Marketplace's former New York Bureau Chief, about her new book, "Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness."