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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 18, 2016

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Airing on Friday, March 18, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about trade relations between U.S. and Cuba; a new academic study that shows that racial and ethnic minorities who “whiten up” their resumes increase their chances of a callback for a job interview; and how one Alabama resident is coping with financial anxiety.

Segments From this episode

Oil price slump has chilling effect on North Dakota

by Annie Baxter Mar 18, 2016
With drilling rig counts down 80 percent, the Bakken's economy suffers.

Cuba trade opportunities expand, but obstacles remain

by Kimberly Adams Mar 18, 2016
As President Obama prepares to visit the island, businesses prepare to trade there.
Economic Anxiety Index®

The financial anxiety of living on a fixed income

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Mar 18, 2016
One Alabama resident who had just $10 left over after paying bills shares her story.

The mid-season ratings slump

by Adriene Hill Mar 18, 2016
Network TV shows are back from mid-season breaks, but their audiences aren't.
Mid-day Update

A mid-season decline

by David Brancaccio Mar 18, 2016
Interest rates, mergers, and television hiatuses.

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