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Oct 25, 2018

With the stocks showing drops, is it time to panic?

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(U.S. Edition) Stocks this week might have somewhat of a chaotic look, with the Nasdaq index in a quote "correction" along with drops in the S&P and Dow indexes as well. However, those numbers don't factor in dividends. To help us make sense of some of this, we talked to Jason Zweig, author of the Intelligent Investor column for the Wall Street Journal. We then check in on Tesla, which enjoyed an 8 percent boost in pre-market trading. The car company also reported a quarterly $300 million profit. Marketplace's Ben Bradford looks into how the small car company gets outsized attention. Also, President Trump is ready to give a speech taking aim at high drug prescription prices. With midterm elections fast approaching, healthcare costs are the top concern for Americans, according to our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll. Today's show is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org), Gobble (gobble.com) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.com). (10/25/2018) 

(U.S. Edition) Stocks this week might have somewhat of a chaotic look, with the Nasdaq index in a quote “correction” along with drops in the S&P and Dow indexes as well. However, those numbers don’t factor in dividends. To help us make sense of some of this, we talked to Jason Zweig, author of the Intelligent Investor column for the Wall Street Journal. We then check in on Tesla, which enjoyed an 8 percent boost in pre-market trading. The car company also reported a quarterly $300 million profit. Marketplace’s Ben Bradford looks into how the small car company gets outsized attention. Also, President Trump is ready to give a speech taking aim at high drug prescription prices. With midterm elections fast approaching, healthcare costs are the top concern for Americans, according to our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll. Today’s show is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org), Gobble (gobble.com) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.com). (10/25/2018) 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Oct 25, 2018

With the stocks showing drops, is it time to panic?

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(U.S. Edition) Stocks this week might have somewhat of a chaotic look, with the Nasdaq index in a quote "correction" along with drops in the S&P and Dow indexes as well. However, those numbers don't factor in dividends. To help us make sense of some of this, we talked to Jason Zweig, author of the Intelligent Investor column for the Wall Street Journal. We then check in on Tesla, which enjoyed an 8 percent boost in pre-market trading. The car company also reported a quarterly $300 million profit. Marketplace's Ben Bradford looks into how the small car company gets outsized attention. Also, President Trump is ready to give a speech taking aim at high drug prescription prices. With midterm elections fast approaching, healthcare costs are the top concern for Americans, according to our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll. Today's show is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org), Gobble (gobble.com) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.com). (10/25/2018) 

(U.S. Edition) Stocks this week might have somewhat of a chaotic look, with the Nasdaq index in a quote “correction” along with drops in the S&P and Dow indexes as well. However, those numbers don’t factor in dividends. To help us make sense of some of this, we talked to Jason Zweig, author of the Intelligent Investor column for the Wall Street Journal. We then check in on Tesla, which enjoyed an 8 percent boost in pre-market trading. The car company also reported a quarterly $300 million profit. Marketplace’s Ben Bradford looks into how the small car company gets outsized attention. Also, President Trump is ready to give a speech taking aim at high drug prescription prices. With midterm elections fast approaching, healthcare costs are the top concern for Americans, according to our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll. Today’s show is sponsored by Alliance for Lifetime Income (retireyourrisk.org), Gobble (gobble.com) and Michigan Economic Development Corporation (planetm.com). (10/25/2018) 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC