Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, December 25, 2015
Dec 25, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, December 25, 2015

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Airing on Friday, December 25, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about why FedEx couldn't keep up with Santa this year; how asylum seekers in Europe are settling into their new environments; what films are premiering Christmas day; and how the port of Los Angeles prepared for the largest cargo ship to ever dock in the United States. 

Segments From this episode

Oregon company makes a point of hiring ex-convicts

Dec 25, 2015
Thousands of felons are getting early release. But will there be jobs for them?

Syrian refugees navigate a new life in Britain

Dec 25, 2015
Syrians in the Northern English City of Bradford find safety but challenges, too.

Record cargo ship docks in Los Angeles

Dec 25, 2015
The largest cargo vessel ever to call at a US port, will dock in Los Angeles.

For studios, Christmas Day is for opening movies

Dec 25, 2015
The December 25th movie release has a long history.

Ex-convicts find jobs baking Killer Bread

Dec 25, 2015
FedEx holiday delays, new gadget sales spike, and a successful company that hires ex-convicts.
A man in the bread aisle of a supermarket.
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Airing on Friday, December 25, 2015: On today’s show, we’ll talk about why FedEx couldn’t keep up with Santa this year; how asylum seekers in Europe are settling into their new environments; what films are premiering Christmas day; and how the port of Los Angeles prepared for the largest cargo ship to ever dock in the United States. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC