Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

05/11/2018: How many miles per gallon does the White House get?

May 11, 2018

(Markets Edition) Top auto industry executives meet with President Trump at the White House today. Trump’s EPA and the Department of Transportation have drafted a proposal outlining eight different options for rolling back fuel efficiency standards in new cars.  Car buyers like fuel efficient cars, though….so automakers want to see regulations relax, but, not too much. And on the two year anniversary of the Brexit announcement, there still doesn't seem to be a consensus building about how borders will function. Plus, we take a look at a bipartisan bill aimed at prison reform that advanced in the House this week and would require that the Federal Bureau of Prisons place some 180-thousand inmates closer to home.

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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.