Jul 22, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 22, 2016


On today's show, we'll talk about the economic themes of Donald Trump's keynote at the RNC on Thursday night; Roger Ailes' exit from Fox; and the film industry's new, subtle anti-piracy strategy.

Segments From this episode

'Thank you' as an anti-piracy strategy

Jul 22, 2016
The film industry has many strategies to stop piracy, including saying thanks.

Film studios starting to back away from Comic-Con over piracy concerns

Jul 22, 2016
Fox has decided not to tease upcoming movies like 'Assassin's Creed' or the upcoming 'Wolverine' sequel.

After Pulse, LGBTQ Latinos face intersecting challenges

Jul 22, 2016
A divide becomes apparent in efforts to support victims and their families
A Puerto Rican flag adorns the base of the Pulse nightclub sign, where flowers and mementos cover the curb surrounding the fenced-off club.
Lewis Wallace/Marketplace

Roger Ailes is out at Fox, taking $40 million with him

Jul 22, 2016
The influential CEO left following sexual harassment allegations.
Andrew Toth/Getty Images

Brexit on the agenda at Chengdu G20 meeting

Jul 22, 2016
Finance ministers will discuss how to limit fallout from Britain leaving the EU.
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, left, speaks with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai during a meeting in Beijing on Friday. Hammond is in China to attend the G20 Finance Ministers meeting in Chengdu, besides visiting Beijing and Hong Kong to promote British business opportunities.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos now the third-richest person in the world

Jul 22, 2016
Donald Trump's RNC keynote, challenges for Latinos from the LGBTQ community, the strained relationship between some movie studios and Comic-Con, and the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the economic themes of Donald Trump’s keynote at the RNC on Thursday night; Roger Ailes’ exit from Fox; and the film industry’s new, subtle anti-piracy strategy.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC