Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

03/14/2018: Why steel tariffs aren't rattling the markets (yet)

March 14, 2018

(Markets Edition) Many economists are talking about the dangers of Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs, but his announcement hasn't really been rattling the markets. What gives? Susan Schmidt, senior vice president and portfolio manager at Westwood Holdings Group, joined us to explain why they aren't panicking. Afterwards, we'll look at tensions in Alabama over a state law that makes it illegal for anyone to move or alter a monument that's 40 years or older without special approval. Critics of the law say that it's protecting Confederate memorials.

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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.