Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, April 3, 2015
Apr 3, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, April 3, 2015

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Airing on Friday, April 3, 2015: The Nevada Supreme Court is running out of money because it’s funded by traffic tickets, and Nevada police are ticketing less. We look at the perils of unsound funding mechanisms. Plus, new jobs numbers are out this morning. How do these these numbers reflect on the ongoing economic recovery and why do wage increases remain sluggish? We investigate. Plus, the hotel business is a competitive one. One way high-end boutique joints stand out is with their art—but not always at a fine-art prices. Turns out, the hotels are using “art curators” to stand out, while employing digital printing and mass production to do it cheaply.

 

Segments From this episode

The National Park Service's $11.5 billion repair bill

Apr 3, 2015
Much of that money is needed to repair the National Mall in Washington.

What to look for in the jobs report, in four charts

Apr 3, 2015
As the unemployment rate falls, are more people coming back into the labor force?

Nevada Supreme Court faces budget shortfall

Apr 3, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court's budget is linked to the number of traffic tickets.
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Chrysler found liable in crash, may appeal

Apr 3, 2015
Chrysler is considering an appeal of a verdict in a case involving a 1999 Jeep.

PODCAST: March jobs report and our National Parks Service

Apr 3, 2015
A look at the latest jobs report and the challenges our National Parks Service face.

How art curators help boutique hotels stand out

Apr 3, 2015
Filling hotels fine art at a fraction of the cost is big business.

Airing on Friday, April 3, 2015: The Nevada Supreme Court is running out of money because it’s funded by traffic tickets, and Nevada police are ticketing less. We look at the perils of unsound funding mechanisms. Plus, new jobs numbers are out this morning. How do these these numbers reflect on the ongoing economic recovery and why do wage increases remain sluggish? We investigate. Plus, the hotel business is a competitive one. One way high-end boutique joints stand out is with their art—but not always at a fine-art prices. Turns out, the hotels are using “art curators” to stand out, while employing digital printing and mass production to do it cheaply.

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC