Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 24, 2015
Jul 24, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 24, 2015

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Airing on Friday, July 24, 2015: With President Obama arriving in Kenya on Friday, we'll cover how the visit is bringing a mini-economic boost for some Kenyans. Next, a check-in on the burgeoning refugee crisis in SyriaWe'll talk about how the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees deals with a recurring problem: donors who don’t pay what they promise. We'll also talk about how a lack of affordable housing is making it difficult for schools to recruit and retain quality teachers.

Segments From this episode

UN says Syria donors aren't paying their pledges

Jul 24, 2015
The country's civil war is 4 years old, and there is no end in sight.

States wavering on standards for renewable energy

Jul 24, 2015
Each has its own requirements.

Kenyans hope to cash in on Obama visit

Jul 24, 2015
Businesses are banking on diplomats staying around after global summit ends.

Affordable housing for teachers in short supply

Jul 24, 2015
Some cities are building lower-cost homes for educators and hospital workers.

PODCAST: Housing sales for June

Jul 24, 2015
Home sales, Chinese stock, and President Obama's visit to Kenya.

Housing is up and down, but mostly up

Jul 24, 2015
The wind-down of the housing crisis is opening the way for more first-time homebuyers.

Airing on Friday, July 24, 2015: With President Obama arriving in Kenya on Friday, we’ll cover how the visit is bringing a mini-economic boost for some Kenyans. Next, a check-in on the burgeoning refugee crisis in SyriaWe’ll talk about how the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees deals with a recurring problem: donors who don’t pay what they promise. We’ll also talk about how a lack of affordable housing is making it difficult for schools to recruit and retain quality teachers.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC