Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Toys 'R' Us workers are fighting for severance pay

June 29, 2018

(Markets Edition) Almost all the major banks passed the Fed's stress test, which is used to gauge how they'd fare in a crisis. The exception: Deutsche Bank. We'll talk to Julian Emanuel, chief equity and derivatives strategist at BTIG, about how the markets are thinking about those results. Afterwards, we'll recap the factors that led to Toys 'R' Us' bankruptcy and how its workers are now pushing for severance pay, and then we'll discuss the launch of Instagram Lite — a slimmed down version of the social media platform. Today’s podcast is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org/advisors), Indeed (Indeed.com/marketplace), and Pitney Bowes (PB.com/morning). (06/28/2018)

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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.