Nov 11, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 11, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about why white men and women without college degrees gravitated toward Donald Trump; the president-elect's plans to make free-market health care reforms; and India's decision to ban certain rupee notes. 

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Trump’s free market health care reform plans create a tricky dilemma

Nov 11, 2016
President-elect Trump has pledged to “bring much needed free market reforms to the health care industry.” That could mean giving hospitals, insurers and drug companies a freer hand to merge, as many have been attempting to do. Yet, that could…
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump leaves a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
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Key for Trump voters? Economic anxiety

Nov 11, 2016
White people without college degrees feel the pinch.
President-elect Donald Trump meets supporters during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown. 
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Voters say yes to spending on transportation

Nov 11, 2016
More than 30 state- and local-spending initiatives for transportation were approved.
Passengers wait for Metro Rail subway trains during rush hour in Los Angeles, California. 
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Infrastructure, infrastructure, infrastructure

Nov 11, 2016
Market reaction to the possibility of increased infrastructure spending, voter approval of transportation measures, and Trump's plans to keep workers in the U.S.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about why white men and women without college degrees gravitated toward Donald Trump; the president-elect’s plans to make free-market health care reforms; and India’s decision to ban certain rupee notes. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC