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

09/28/2017: Turbulent skies ahead for Ryanair

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service...Rough skies on the horizon for discount Irish airliner Ryanair as it tangles with regulators after leaving hundreds of thousands of customers flightless. Afterwards, we’ll discuss how ExxonMobil, the world’s largest oil company, has snapped up new oil and production rights in Brazil. Then, what if it didn’t take higher taxes or more austerity for governments to build bridges and repair crumbling infrastructure? Former Swedish government official Dag Detter says cities are sitting on a gold mine.

09/27/2017: Major U.S. companies might stop parking their money overseas

(Markets Edition) Republicans are scheduled to release an outline for tax reform, which would include a reduction in the corporate tax rate. Susan Schmidt from Westwood Holdings Group joined us to discuss what that could mean for U.S. companies who keep a lot of their money overseas. Afterwards, we'll take a look at how the major market indices are doing this morning, and then discuss how the devastation left by Hurricane Maria could lead to a brain drain from Puerto Rico. And finally, we'll talk to Kenneth Shropshire, CEO of the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University, about the FBI's arrest of 10 people on suspicion of bribery in college basketball.
 

09/27/2017: The perverse way disasters boost the economy

(U.S. Edition) In the GOP's latest hope for a big legislative win before the 2018 election cycle, Republicans are now turning to tax reform. We'll take a look at what Trump's planning for both personal and corporate tax rates. Afterwards, we'll discuss the FBI's arrest of 10 people — including an Adidas marketing executive — in a college-basketball bribery investigation. And finally, we'll talk about the economic impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. 

09/27/2017: Mutterings of hypocrisy after U.S. hits Canada’s Bombardier with tariff

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... hypocrisy is the word on the lips of many in the U.K. and Canada after the U.S. rules in Boeing’s favor as it hits Canadian plane maker Bombardier with a 220 percent tariff. Afterwards, we’ll take you to South Africa where the largest trade union is staging a strike that threatens to shut down the country. Then, to Pakistan, where we’ll investigate why the multi-million dollar DVD piracy business is on the verge of extinction.  

09/26/2017: The Jordan brand falls behind Adidas

(Markets Edition) The CEO of Equifax, Richard Smith, is stepping down following news of the company's data breach. We'll look at the state of its stock, and then recap how the major market indexes are doing. Afterwards, David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, joins us to discuss how feasible tax reform is. And finally, we'll talk about how Nike's Jordan brand has failed to catch up with Adidas in the shoe race.

09/26/2017: 'Human beings are not born to work for somebody else'

(U.S. Edition) As we focus on a host of important issues included health care, tax reform and disaster recovery, there's another news items you shouldn't miss: higher crude oil prices. We'll look at what's going on behind the scenes of its production, and how these prices are being affected by threats from Turkish authorities to cut off certain pipelines. Afterwards, we'll look at the Senate's confirmation of William Emanuel to the National Labor Relations Board, which means Republicans will have the majority of the seats. Plus, we chat with Muhammad Yunus, winner of a Nobel Peace Prize, about the flaws he sees in economics.