Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Businesses turn away from Saudi Arabia amid uncertainty about dissident journalist’s fate

October 12, 2018

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … Businesses are turning away from Saudi Arabia after reports a dissident journalist was killed by the country’s security forces. Then, we hear from Paul Romer, who won this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in economic sciences for his research into how innovation can be used to protect the environment. Afterwards, Netflix and Amazon are battling in India to increase viewers. But competition from Indian production houses is complicating efforts. We’ll take you to a film set in Mumbai and hear from filmmakers there competing for eyeballs online. Today’s show is sponsored by GAIN Capital Group, (gaincapital.com), LinkedIn (linkedin.com) and Selligent (selligent.com). (10/12/2018)

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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.