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A record-breaking jump in economic growth, tempered by signs it’s been losing steam

Marketplace Morning Report

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 10:29

Despite the big rebound in U.S. GDP, the economy is still below where it was before the pandemic. Also, the Trump administration proposes ending the H-1B visa lottery. Plus, business groups call for patience as presidential election results get tallied next week. And, lower-income Americans are less confident about the accuracy of vote counting, our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll finds.

The stock market is looking up today for a change

Marketplace Morning Report

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After three days of sharp declines, some signs of stabilization in markets. U.S. stock index futures were up early Thursday. Plus, warnings of a ransomware assault that threatens U.S. health care. And, how one county in the swing state of Pennsylvania has tried to beef up its election system to deal with the influx of mail-in ballots.

What more can the European Central Bank do?

Marketplace Morning Report

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  • about 1 month ago
  • 09:23

From the BBC World Service: Pressure is mounting on ECB President Christine Lagarde for additional economic support. The on-again, off-again LVMH-Tiffany merger is … on again. What’s in China’s long-term economic strategy?

When is it OK to sell an art museum’s paintings?

Marketplace Morning Report

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  • 09:11

What about during a pandemic? Or are there other ways museums should be trying to raise money? Plus, as of early Wednesday morning, the stock market was down 5% this week. One market analyst says there are three big things driving the downturn. And, advertisers run into trouble with Facebook’s temporary ban on political ads.

Big Tech CEOs appear before Congress again, this time over Section 230 protections

Marketplace Morning Report

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The chief executives of Twitter, Facebook and Google will appear on screens before the Senate Commerce Committee this morning. Plus, it appears consumer confidence is stalling, and when it comes to coping with the COVID economy, one’s age often matters. And, this isn’t the first election in which we’ve seen promises from candidates to address income inequality. Let’s turn back to 1968.