Jul 29, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 29, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about how Hillary Clinton sees the economy; Egypt's request for a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF to help with its economic struggles; and why fishermen are protesting the development of a new resort in the…

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Egypt asks for IMF loan to help struggling economy

Jul 29, 2016
The government hopes to shore up its liquidity problem and stabilize the currency.
The Egyptian government is hoping an IMF loan will help stabilize its currency.
emi moriya/Flickr

Fishermen in Mexican town protest development of new resort

Jul 29, 2016
The resort has permits to build more than 4,000 new homes.
Fishermen from the Punta Lobos fishing cooperative filet their morning catch on the beach.
Nina Feldman

High rents are keeping young adults home with parents

Jul 29, 2016
With sky-high rents, how do young adults save enough to leave home? Most don’t.
Rows of homes line a street in a housing development in Oakland, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Nostalgia and Butthead: MTV airs new Classic channel

Jul 29, 2016
Thirty-five years after it began, MTV is re-airing 90s shows and music to woo viewers.
We live in an era where nostalgia has its own day of the week, says one MTV executive.
MTV

GDP numbers fall short of predictions, but does it matter?

Jul 29, 2016
The country's GDP grew 1.2 percent.
U.S. GDP grew 1.2 percent, missing expectations.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Britain's minister of aviation planning a crackdown on drunken passengers

Jul 29, 2016
U.S. GDP, a new MTV channel with '90s favorites, millennials living at home with their parents, and airport debauchery.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about how Hillary Clinton sees the economy; Egypt’s request for a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF to help with its economic struggles; and why fishermen are protesting the development of a new resort in the Mexican town of Todos Santos.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC