Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 9, 2015
Oct 9, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 9, 2015

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Airing on Friday, October 9, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about the latest in the Chrysler negotiations; Marketplace chief economics contributor Chris Farrell talks about what the U.S. can learn from Japan's efforts to correct its gender gap in the workforce; and how the Mets used math to get to the playoffs for the first time in several years.

Segments From this episode

Baseball economics hits a homerun for the Mets

Oct 9, 2015
One reason the team is in the playoffs for the first time in several years: math.
Jacob deGrom is a young player with the relatively low salary of about $556,000.
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The battle lines shape up on the TPP

Oct 9, 2015
The terms aren't yet public, but that hasn't slowed down pundits and politicos.

VW scandal unlikely to embolden regulators

Oct 9, 2015
Regulators are still starved for cash from Congress to boost testing and enforcement.

PODCAST: Verdicts on the TPP

Oct 9, 2015
The Fed's minutes, reactions to the TPP, and auto industry regulations.

University of Phoenix barred from military recruiting

Oct 9, 2015
The Pentagon puts for-profit college chain on probation.

Airing on Friday, October 9, 2015: On today’s show, we’ll talk about the latest in the Chrysler negotiations; Marketplace chief economics contributor Chris Farrell talks about what the U.S. can learn from Japan’s efforts to correct its gender gap in the workforce; and how the Mets used math to get to the playoffs for the first time in several years.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC