Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 16, 2015
Oct 16, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 16, 2015

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Airing on Friday, October 16, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about the crackdown on daily fantasy sport sites; a new campaign from several tech companies to push the PC's merits; and ninth grade as a success indicator. 

Segments From this episode

The surprising power of the ninth grade

Oct 16, 2015
Chicago public schools have boosted graduation rates by focusing on freshman year.

FCC draws back curtain on TV spectrum auction

Oct 16, 2015
The auction will help open up more airwaves for data-hungry consumers.

New York City takes on evictions

Oct 16, 2015
The city's new way to battle homelessness: hire more lawyers to fight evictions.
A street corner in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. With rents rising, evictions have become increasingly common.
Michael Tapp/Flickr

New ad hopes to get consumers excited about PC's again

Oct 16, 2015
Several tech companies have joined forces to prove the PC is mightier.

Expect bumps as docs try to focus on patient satisfaction

Oct 16, 2015
'Patient-centered care' is a popular term in health care. But what does it mean?

When 'patient-centered' is problematic

Oct 16, 2015
Global warming, gas prices, patient-centered care, and evictions in New York City.

Airing on Friday, October 16, 2015: On today’s show, we’ll talk about the crackdown on daily fantasy sport sites; a new campaign from several tech companies to push the PC’s merits; and ninth grade as a success indicator. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC