Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Rice in Cuba

David Brancaccio Jul 2, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Rice in Cuba

David Brancaccio Jul 2, 2015
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It would appear people are dropping out of the American labor force in spite of new jobs created. More on that. Plus, as the U.S. announces plans to open a full embassy in Cuba, we look at the American rice industry, which is poised to benefit from more normalized relations, and ask how they’re preparing for changes ahead between the two countries. And with the Greek economy nearly immobilized by its debt, and Puerto Rico close to default, does the U.S. have lessons to learn from these situations? Marketplace’s senior economics correspondent Chris Farrell weighs in.

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