Marketplace Morning Report

Start your day with an up-to-the-minute report on the world of business and finance with host David Brancaccio.

Recent Episodes

05/30/2017: Multiple stores, one stop

ExxonMobil investors will vote soon on a proposal asking for the company to produce a "meaningful" climate risk plan. On today's show, we'll take a look at how shareholders are increasingly calling on energy companies for more accountability on climate change reports. Afterwards, we'll talk about Singapore's decision to fine two banks in connection with a money laundering scandal, and then explore the rise of co-retailing, a concept where multiple retailers share a space.

05/30/2017: Two stores, one stop

ExxonMobil investors will vote soon on a proposal asking for the company to produce a "meaningful" climate risk plan. On today's show, we'll take a look at how shareholders are increasingly calling on energy companies for more accountability on climate change reports. Afterwards, we'll talk about Singapore's decision to fine two banks in connection with a money laundering scandal, and then explore the rise of co-retailing, a concept where multiple retailers share a space.

05/26/2017: The future of global trade

President Trump is preparing for his first G7 meeting in Sicily, Italy, where trade policy and climate change will be on the agenda — topics that he and other countries don't exactly see eye to eye on. On today's show, we'll take a closer look at these sources of tension. Afterwards, we'll discuss how much U.S. lemon growers could lose out on from the USDA's decision to lift an Argentine lemon ban, and then examine how the affordable housing crisis is affecting minority families. 
 
 
 

05/25/2017: Trump wants Europe to spend more on defense. Will they listen?

Part of Trump's agenda during his meeting with NATO leaders includes pushing them to join an anti-ISIS coalition and invest more in their militaries. We'll take a look at the numbers behind Europe's defense spending. Then back in the U.S., we'll discuss the increase in mortgage co-signing for first-time home buyers, and explore NYU's new effort to help college students graduate early. 

05/24/2017: The second-largest economy in the world just got a downgrade

Moody's Investors Service has just reduced China's credit rating by a notch. We'll explore how significant this downgrade is and the economic factors that warranted the drop. Afterwards, we'll take a look at the challenges that those from the foster care system face when trying to attend college. 

05/23/2017: How Uber has tried to take over the world

President Trump's first major budget proposal will cut away at the safety net for millions. One program being threatened: Medicaid, which will give states more power to set spending priorities, but much less to spend. We'll look at exactly how much the service could stand to lose over the next decade. Afterwards, we'll chat with author Adam Lashinsky about the strategies Uber has employed to become a ride-sharing juggernaut.