Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

How 'Captain Marvel' shielded against sexist trolls

March 11, 2019

Retail sales numbers back in December were terrible. Will the January numbers be any better? Fed chair Jerome Powell weighs in on why so many people in the U.S. remain without work. The national women's soccer team sues the United States Soccer Federation over "institutional gender discrimination." Plus, "Captain Marvel" did gangbusters over the weekend. As their first female-led superhero movie, Marvel's parent company Disney prepared for the all-too-common backlash from sexist, online trolls before the film's rollout. Today's show is sponsored by KronosWellFrame and Amazon Web Services.

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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 Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.