Apr 5, 2017

04/05/17: Retraining after you lose your job

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Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker has resigned, saying he might have revealed confidential information to a Wall Street analyst. We'll explore what could have motivated the leak. Afterwards, we'll discuss the possibility that China might get tougher on genetically modified…

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CBS All Access puts up a 'Good Fight' in the streaming battle

Apr 5, 2017
'The next 50 years of television, you’ll still be looking for the CBS brand out there,' exec says.
The cast of "The Good Fight" and the show's executive producers at the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour. Marc DeBevoise, president of CBS Interactive, says CBS All Access has more than a million subscribers.
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China slows GMO crop exports from U.S.

Apr 5, 2017
Regulators in China are slowing the pace of approving genetically modified crop varieties grown by U.S. producers. Those are crops engineered to resist things like bugs and weedkillers. China is the largest export market for genetically modified soybeans from the…

U.S. ports are consolidating, as shipping lines have

Apr 5, 2017
The container-shipping industry is more consolidated than ever. As of this month, the world’s top ocean carriers are now mostly in three major alliances, set to control 90 percent of seaborne cargo. That changes the game for many of the…

04/05/17: How are March's employment numbers looking?

Apr 5, 2017
Ahead of the Friday jobs report, the payroll processing company ADP is reporting that the U.S. added 263,000 private jobs to the economy in March, beating expectations. Susan Schmidt of Westwood Holdings Group explains what this says about the economy,…

Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker has resigned, saying he might have revealed confidential information to a Wall Street analyst. We’ll explore what could have motivated the leak. Afterwards, we’ll discuss the possibility that China might get tougher on genetically modified crops grown by U.S. producers. And finally, we’ll hear from a Marketplace listener who lost his job as a machinist because of advanced technology. 

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