Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 19, 2015
Jun 19, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 19, 2015

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Airing on Friday, June 19, 2015: Just in case, Greeks are increasingly taking money out of the bank. We check in with Marketplace's Stephen Beard on the $3 billion that has pulled out of banks there this week alone. Plus, the online marketplace Etsy has been trying to win back the favor of investors — its stock has fallen by about half since its IPO in April. Now the company is trying a new crowdfunding system where Etsy users can put up money to help promising businesses get off the ground. Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson joins us to talk about where the company started and where it is headed next.

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Checking in on Etsy for its 10th birthday

Jun 19, 2015
Etsy's CEO Chad Dickerson is optimistic about the state of the company.

U.S. mayors tackle water problems

Jun 19, 2015
Conference will cover safety and conservation issues.

U.S. colleges to recruit in Cuba

Jun 19, 2015
Testing service will be offering admissions exams in the island nation.

PODCAST: Off the grid

Jun 19, 2015
Greek resolution, and getting off the power grid.

Airing on Friday, June 19, 2015: Just in case, Greeks are increasingly taking money out of the bank. We check in with Marketplace’s Stephen Beard on the $3 billion that has pulled out of banks there this week alone. Plus, the online marketplace Etsy has been trying to win back the favor of investors — its stock has fallen by about half since its IPO in April. Now the company is trying a new crowdfunding system where Etsy users can put up money to help promising businesses get off the ground. Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson joins us to talk about where the company started and where it is headed next.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC