Dec 26, 2017

12/26/2017: The U.S. is getting an economic demotion

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(Markets Edition) The global economy is shifting, with countries once considered "developing economies" replacing western ones as the strongest players in the marketplace. We'll take a look at which countries are moving up in the rankings — and which ones…

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It's getting a lot more lucrative to become a pilot

Dec 26, 2017
There's a wave of pilot retirements underway. And that means airlines have had to sweeten the pot to get new pilots on board.
Zack Tusing, 19, is working on his pilot's license. He's hoping to get hired by an airline by the time he's 21.
Marielle Segarra/Marketplace

(Markets Edition) The global economy is shifting, with countries once considered “developing economies” replacing western ones as the strongest players in the marketplace. We’ll take a look at which countries are moving up in the rankings — and which ones are moving down. Afterwards, we’ll discuss how a pilot shortage in the U.S. means more lucrative opportunities for those who want to become one.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC