Oct 7, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 7, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about new technology that will allow employees more immediate access to their wages; what we should expect from the September jobs report; and loan programs that will help providers with their student debt if they…

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September jobs report is made for the spin cycle

Oct 7, 2016
It's the most important jobs report before the presidential election in November.
Analysts expect the economy to have added 170,000 jobs in September.
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NFL's ratings fall as more eyes go to debates

Oct 7, 2016
Not even the stalwart, football-loving crowd can resist a bruising word contest.
David Johnson of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown on a four-yard rush against the San Francisco 49ers during their NFL game on Thursday.
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Loan forgiveness programs offered to help boost ranks of mental health professionals

Oct 7, 2016
The Affordable Care Act has given millions of Americans access to mental health coverage. That’s created a demand for providers.
Robert Duehmig is the deputy director of the Oregon Office of Rural Health, which offers the Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program.
Melanie Sevcenko

Not enough skilled factory workers — really?

Oct 7, 2016
Manufacturers complain of a rising "skills gap" among job applicants that is hampering their ability to grow and improve productivity.
Some employers say there are labor shortages in skilled manufacturing.
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U.S. economy adds 156,000 jobs in September

Oct 7, 2016
That figure is less than what analysts predicted.
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How Hurricane Matthew is affecting fuel supplies

Oct 7, 2016
Fuel in the southeast, the September jobs report, and the manufacturing industry.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about new technology that will allow employees more immediate access to their wages; what we should expect from the September jobs report; and loan programs that will help providers with their student debt if they work in underserved areas.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC