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Mar 4, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 4, 2016

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Airing on Friday, March 4, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about the so-called "skills gap"; the latest battleground in the fight over health care consolidation; and why a certain kind of coffee grinder is the choice of the pros.

 

Segments From this episode

When coffee is all in the grind

Mar 4, 2016
A barista talks about his coffee grinder.
Harbinger Coffee shop in Fort Collins, Colorado. 
Courtesy of Jonathan Jarrow/Harbinger Coffee

NASA hoping hybrid tech will take to the skies

Mar 4, 2016
The technology could cut fuel consumption in passenger jets by 12 percent.
NASA engineers are designing hybrid jet technology. 
Courtesy: NASA Glenn Research Center

"Reaganomics" with Chinese characteristics

Mar 4, 2016
"Supply-side reform" is the buzzword as China convenes its legislature.

West Virginia hospital deal in national spotlight

Mar 4, 2016
State lawmakers are trying to preempt a federal challenge to a merger.

A nation of part-timers

Mar 4, 2016
Job reports, Reaganomics, and fuel-efficient airplanes.

Airing on Friday, March 4, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about the so-called “skills gap”; the latest battleground in the fight over health care consolidation; and why a certain kind of coffee grinder is the choice of the pros.

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC