Jul 15, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 15, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about Cleveland's decision to boost its insurance policy as the GOP convention approaches; China's shift away from an economy based on heavy investment; and America's business ties with the U.K.

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Cleveland increases its protest insurance

Jul 15, 2016
For convention cities, the events are a financial risk-management challenge.
The Convention Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. 
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Bill to require GMO labeling passes Congress

Jul 15, 2016
Companies say it’s a good compromise, but activists point to loopholes.
A GMO labeling bill passed in Congress on Thursday.
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Bank earnings show higher lending at lower rates

Jul 15, 2016
Banks are learning to live with "lower for longer" interest rates.
Wells Fargo's net income was $5.6 billion in the second quarter of this year.
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Corporations skittish about donating to political conventions

Jul 15, 2016
An update about our country's economic progress, GMO labeling, and financial commitments for political conventions.

How to reassure American investors that the UK is going to be all right

Jul 15, 2016
The U.K.'s new Consul General in New York wants to maintain ties with the American business community.
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On today’s show, we’ll talk about Cleveland’s decision to boost its insurance policy as the GOP convention approaches; China’s shift away from an economy based on heavy investment; and America’s business ties with the U.K.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC