Aug 5, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, August 5, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about state of the economy on the heels of today's July jobs report release. Plus, we interview artist and former inmate Jesse Krimes about a lawsuit that he and other inmates brought forth against JPMorgan…

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JPMorgan Chase settles debit card lawsuit with former inmates

Aug 5, 2016
Pennsylvania artist Jesse Krimes, the lead plaintiff in the case, joins us to talk about fair treatment for former inmates.
Pennsylvania artist Jesse Krimes at his art show in Chelsea.
Courtesy Jesse Krimes

In London, old Olympic structure becomes tech hub

Aug 5, 2016
Repurposing lavish Olympic structures after the games is a constant quandary.
A view of Here East, a technology hub in Olympic Park in east London.
Here East

ESPN airs the US National Drone Racing Championships

Aug 5, 2016
A look at why the global sports network is backing this unconventional sport.
A drone racing enthusiast prepares a racing drone at the 2016 CeBIT digital technology trade fair on March 14, 2016 in Hanover, Germany. First-person view drone racing, in which the pilot wears goggles to give him the live view from a camera mounted on the drone, is growing rapidly in popularity with racing leagues in many different countries.
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July job numbers could show demand for workers

Aug 5, 2016
The number is unlikely to hit 200,000, but that isn't such a bad thing.
Analysts predict that the economy added about 180,000 jobs in July.
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U.S. economy adds 255,000 jobs in July

Aug 5, 2016
That number is much higher than analysts expected.
June's jobs numbers were also better than expected.
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The people who made Donald Trump's economic advisory team

Aug 5, 2016
Last month's jobs report, Donald Trump's economic advisers, and how London is coping post-Olympics.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about state of the economy on the heels of today’s July jobs report release. Plus, we interview artist and former inmate Jesse Krimes about a lawsuit that he and other inmates brought forth against JPMorgan Chase, which the firm has agreed to settle. The inmates say that JPMorgan Chase gave them debit cards that resulted in high fees when withdrawing money or using non-network ATMs. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC