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Three mayors, three economies (encore)

Economy<p>Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O'Leary visits Dalton, Georgia, where the people are building a smarter, leaner flooring industry.<p>Life<p>A college town in the Pacific Northwest strives to grow economically while retaining its small-city quirks<p>Business<p>We talk to two budding entrepreneurs about …

Entrepreneurship

What strict immigration policy could do to America's economy

The country needs a legal way to allow more high- and low-skilled workers in to fill jobs, one expert says.

Immigration

General Electric has a small victory in a long battle

News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents …

General Electric

Indian workers win "the right to sit"

News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents …

Globalization

Facebook, it might be time to face facts. You're a publisher.

This week, representatives from Google, Twitter and Facebook all spoke at a congressional hearing about how they present news and opinions on their platforms. The next day, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg told the Recode podcast that Facebook shouldn't overregulate speech on the site, even if it means …

Molly Wood

What does summer sound like?

Business<p>Why the company is focused on Europe for growth.<p>World<p>Business<p>Economy<p>Even so-called "domestic" carmakers are global companies with international supply chains.<p>Business<p>You could make a good case that our practice of anointing the biggest tune of the summer goes back to New York’s Tin Pan …

Radio Industry

The American brand might be on the decline

(Markets Edition) President Trump has threatened "tremendous retribution" against the European Union over trade, possibly targeting imported cars, trucks and auto parts. We'll look at how groups representing automakers feel about these potential penalties, and what they mean for car prices. …

Automotive Industry

Free trade could mean a bigger economic pie, but some slices might get thinner

(U.S. Edition) The Senate is voting today on Trump's pick to head the IRS (Charles Rettig), which comes during a week when the agency is getting blowback for a new policy. We'll discuss the rule, which says that certain types of nonprofits will no longer have to disclose their big donors. …

Nonprofits

The world's most controversial energy project

News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents …

World Economy

Is Watson enough to carry IBM?

Artificial Intelligence

As Europe goes, so goes the internet

This is on top of a $2.7 billion fine the company received back in 2017 for favoring its shopping listings in search results.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

When antibiotics can become a problem

News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents …

Globalization

Your birth order could have an effect on your future earnings

(U.S. Edition) The European Commission is set to fine Google a record $5 billion over antitrust practices related to its Android system. We'll explore what this ruling could mean for the way Google operates. Afterwards, we'll discuss why MGM is planning to sue some of the victims in last October's …

Siblings

Google faces a record $5 billion fine over its smartphone system

News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents …

Globalization

How to be a social media star for a living

Research from Google says 70 percent of teenage YouTube subscribers say they relate more to online creators than traditional celebrities. According to the research firm L2, 70 percent of companies use social media influencers to market products. As part of our series on the creator economy, …

Social Media

73: Bitcoin IRL

We've told you about other wild uses for blockchain technology besides bitcoin: mortgages, weddings and more. Now it's time to go down the cryptocurrency rabbit hole — or maybe the bitcoin mineshaft? Joon Ian Wong is managing director at cryptocurrency news site CoinDesk. He takes us back to his …

Bitcoin

What's carbon really cost?

Sustainability<p>President Trump has effectively weakened the government's calculation of the costs of carbon emissions. Others are working to make it much stronger.<p>Economy<p>Wealth & Poverty<p>In her new documentary, Lauren Greenfield takes on the changing American dream.<p>Economy<p>It's about your taxes.<p>Economy

Amazon Studios

Meet Goldman Sachs' new CEO: DJ D-Sol

(Markets Edition) Fed Chair Jerome Powell is set to begin two days of testimony on Capitol Hill, and investors are watching closely. We'll talk to Gabriela Santos — global market strategist with JP Morgan Funds — about what we should expect. Afterwards, we'll discuss Goldman Sachs' new CEO, David …

Goldman Sachs

The FCC has some concerns about this potential media giant

Teams aren’t as worried about declining ticket sales because their fortunes aren’t as directly tied to the gate anymore, one analyst says.

Radio Industry

A cars-for-cheese deal

News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents …

Globalization

How Univision finds the next social media star

The network focused on Latino and Hispanic audiences launched its Creator Network nearly three years ago.

Social Media
Radio Industry

Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio<p>The business of luxury chicken rearing<p>(Markets Edition) We had some strong numbers for retail last month. The U.S. Census Bureau has revealed that June retail sales were up 0.5 percent. We'll hear from Julia Coronado, founder of MacroPolicy Perspectives, about what these …

Chickens

Ten years later, what we learned from WALL-E

“It's a wicked satire of American consumerism and of environmental degradation, but it also has this cheerful little character," according to sci-fi writer Kim Stanley Robinson.

Radio Industry

The future of flying: anywhere in the world in a couple of hours

News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents …

Globalization

Another rural hospital shuts down

(U.S. Edition) While President Trump is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, leaders from the European Union are meeting with China. We'll look at whether this summit will push the two regions to band together against the U.S. Afterwards, we'll discuss why retail sales have been on the …

Donald Trump

Economy<p>U.S. Asians have a ton of income inequality. It's growing, says Pew<p>Business<p>The service has 20 million subscribers and produces award winning original programs.<p>World<p>President Donald Trump has stirred up a hornet's nest in the U.K. with his blunt comments about Brexit.

Mergers & Acquisitions

The Economics of Disaster (Encore)

World<p>Economist Vicente Feliciano on the past, present and future of the island's economy.<p>Business<p>Why people are banking on solar for the future of Puerto Rico.<p>Economy<p>"That was horrible. It’s an experience that I don't ever want to live through again."<p>Business<p>"If supermarkets don't have power, they …

Puerto Rico

The Big Mac Index

Based on the price of a Big Mac in America, the U.S. dollar looks overvalued relative to almost every currency.

Radio Industry