Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

07/12/2017: Thousands of internet companies unite

As part of her bi-annual visit to the Hill, Fed Chair Janet Yellen is set to testify in front of the House Financial Services Committee. On today's show, we'll take a look at what topics she's likely to address, which may include interest rates and the Fed's plans for any bond sales. Afterwards, we'll discuss how thousands of internet companies are banding together today to protest the possible roll back of net neutrality rules. Then, we'll talk about why airline companies are enjoying higher profit margins from passengers, and how politics might be shaping the economy.

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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions. We've also launched a new series about how machines, robots and algorithms are increasingly entering the workforce. We're looking at what humans can do about it with a new journey to find robot-proof jobs. Read more here.