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May 20, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 20, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about a meeting between central bankers and finance ministers from the G7 countries that precedes next week's G7 summit. We'll also interview the CEO of AMC Networks, Josh Sapan, about AMC's  new SundanceNow Doc Club.

Segments From this episode

To curb smoking, France adopts 'neutral' packaging

May 20, 2016
Colorful brand logos are now banned — French cigarette packs must be beige.
A French cigarette package.
Emma Jacobs

Health insurance survey finds consumer dissatisfaction

May 20, 2016
Consumers feel they are paying more, and in some cases, getting less.
In 2015, 46 percent of workers faced pricey deductibles.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

It looks like Puerto Rico can restructure its debt

May 20, 2016
The territory is on the path toward figuring out what to do with its more than $70 billion debt.
Puerto Rico is taking the first step toward ending its decadelong recession.
Filipa Rodrigues/Marketplace

AMC helped usher in the Golden Age of Television — now it wants to be a part of the Golden Age of Documentaries

May 20, 2016
AMC's CEO Josh Sapan talked to us about experimenting with bite-sized versions of the medium.
AMC Networks President and CEO Josh Sapan
David Buchan/Getty Images

Prior to G7 summit, finance leaders meet to discuss a stagnant Japan

May 20, 2016
Central bankers and finance ministers debate currency and stimulus in advance of next week’s summit.
Japan Finance Minister Taro Aso (top, second right) speaks as he leads the first session of the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting in northern Japan on Friday.
KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images

On today’s show, we’ll talk about a meeting between central bankers and finance ministers from the G7 countries that precedes next week’s G7 summit. We’ll also interview the CEO of AMC Networks, Josh Sapan, about AMC’s  new SundanceNow Doc Club.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC