Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 1, 2016
Aug 1, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 1, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about Uber's decision to sell its Chinese operations to rival Didi Chuxing; the Clinton campaign's soon-to-be-announced economic transition team, which will give clues to future policy; and who Donald Trump might choose for his economic transition team.

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The Associated Press launches a new muni bond index

Aug 1, 2016
It's a competitive space, but the AP said it thinks there's a market for its product.
The Associated Press is unveiling its new index on Monday.
Courtesy Associated Press

It's only Aug. 1 and the conventions are already over

Aug 1, 2016
Republicans and Democrats scheduled conventions early to get out of the way of the Olympics.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention, respectively.
Alex Wong/Getty Images (L) and John Moore/Getty Images

The next step in Hillary Clinton's economic direction

Aug 1, 2016
Clinton is set to announce her 'economic transition team' later this week.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally on Saturday in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Uber selling its Chinese business to rival Didi Chuxing

Aug 1, 2016
Didi Chuxing will acquire Uber's China-based operations in a nearly $35 billion deal.
A taxi passes by an Uber station outside a shopping mall in Beijing on Monday. Ride-sharing giant Uber is merging its China operations with local rival Didi Chuxing, reports say, ending a ferocious battle for market share in the world's second-largest economy.
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The rogue trader who caused a Swiss bank to lose $2 billion

Aug 1, 2016
The Koch brothers, political conventions, and Kweku Adoboli.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about Uber’s decision to sell its Chinese operations to rival Didi Chuxing; the Clinton campaign’s soon-to-be-announced economic transition team, which will give clues to future policy; and who Donald Trump might choose for his economic transition team.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC