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Feb 19, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 19, 2016

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Airing on Friday, February 19, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about state economies; the consequences of a Brexit; and the Daytona 500's $400 million renovation. 

Segments From this episode

States recover, but can't go on a spending spree

Feb 19, 2016
The states' economies are improving, but unevenly.
Pumpjacks near Watford City, North Dakota. States like North Dakota and Alaska that boomed when oil prices were high are now hurting.
Andrew Burton/Getty Images

John Deere has a secret side that makes lots of money

Feb 19, 2016
How the maker of tractors and combines learned to love finance.
John Deere has a large finance wing that brought in $2.8 billion last year. 
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Whether money can make up for trust

Feb 19, 2016
Inflation, John Deere, and unsolved homicides.

Police in Philly pay for tips in unsolved homicides

Feb 19, 2016
For some people in the community, cooperation may look more like 'snitching.'
Tony Harris, 50, of Philadelphia, was murdered in October. The case remains unsolved. 
Courtesy of Harris' family

Airing on Friday, February 19, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about state economies; the consequences of a Brexit; and the Daytona 500’s $400 million renovation. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC