Jan 25, 2017

01/25/2017: Trump’s border plans

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Trump will reportedly move forward on his campaign promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Marketplace's Kimberly Adams — who's currently in Nogales, Mexico — is exploring some of the reactions to the possibility of increased border security. Next, we'll discuss how AT&T is faring with its its new internet streaming service, DirecTV Now.

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AT&T reports fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday

Jan 25, 2017
Communications giant loses some mobile customers, but gains streaming subscribers.

Both sides of the border weigh in on Trump's security plans

Jan 25, 2017
Trump will lay out new strategies for immigration and border security between the U.S. and Mexico on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
Near Naco, Arizona sections of the border fence are being replaced with taller, stronger barriers as part of an initiative that been in the works for several years.
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Will the Trump administration slash Social Security benefits?

Jan 25, 2017
Marketplace contributor Chris Farrell says Trump's base relies on them.
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Will Trump's pipeline order really bring more U.S. steel jobs?

Jan 25, 2017
The executive order's actual economic effects on U.S. steel and iron production are unclear.
Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a North Dakota lot back in 2014.
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01/25/17: The world's most corrupt countries

Jan 25, 2017
For the first time ever, the Dow has surpassed the 20,000 mark. But is this milestone actually meaningful? We'll dive into that question, and then look at the world's most corrupt countries according to an index from Transparency International. Plus: Marketplace's Kimberly Adams shares reactions to Trump's call for increased border security.

Trump will reportedly move forward on his campaign promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Marketplace’s Kimberly Adams — who’s currently in Nogales, Mexico — is exploring some of the reactions to the possibility of increased border security. Next, we’ll discuss how AT&T is faring with its its new internet streaming service, DirecTV Now.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC