Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 12, 2015
Jun 12, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 12, 2015

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Airing on Friday, June 12, 2015: With Twitter's CEO out, we'll take a look at the state of the blue bird, and where the company may have gone wrong. And we talk about whether the European financial system is prepared for the possibility of a Greece default. Next: the University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment report is out Friday It’s expected to be up modestly. Small business confidence is up as well according to earlier survey data from NFIB. A look at what the report says and why U.S. consumers seem so upbeat. Plus, in June, Brits celebrate the 800th anniversary of King John signing Magna Carta with mead, jousting, archery and banquets. The festivities are clearly designed as a tourist attraction, and lots of American visitors  are expected. We cover the preparations and the American contribution.

 

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Magna Carta anniversary draws American support

Jun 12, 2015
For the 800th Anniversary, American lawyers and tourists are descending on London.

Profitable airlines face grumpy investors

Jun 12, 2015
Large U.S. air carriers' profits are up, but investors are dumping their stock.

Television: all binge, all the time?

Jun 12, 2015
The third season of ‘Orange is the New Black’ premieres on Netflix.

Consumers cheer up as economy improves

Jun 12, 2015
Consumers, heartened by more secure jobs and fatter paychecks, are starting to spend.

PODCAST: Binge is the new black

Jun 12, 2015
Trade deals, airline prices, and binge-watching television.

Airing on Friday, June 12, 2015: With Twitter’s CEO out, we’ll take a look at the state of the blue bird, and where the company may have gone wrong. And we talk about whether the European financial system is prepared for the possibility of a Greece default. Next: the University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment report is out Friday It’s expected to be up modestly. Small business confidence is up as well according to earlier survey data from NFIB. A look at what the report says and why U.S. consumers seem so upbeat. Plus, in June, Brits celebrate the 800th anniversary of King John signing Magna Carta with mead, jousting, archery and banquets. The festivities are clearly designed as a tourist attraction, and lots of American visitors  are expected. We cover the preparations and the American contribution.

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC