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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 22, 2016

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On today’s show, we’ll talk about Pfizer’s plans to buy Medivation for $14 billion; an earlier FAFSA filing date; and a man whose job includes helping others rethink the future. 

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Secretary of the Future

What's the future of 'the American dream'?

by David Brancaccio Aug 22, 2016
When it comes to shaping the country's future, it's important to ask what we're aiming for.

Changes are coming to the federal student aid form

by Amy Scott Aug 22, 2016
Students can begin filing the FAFSA three months earlier this year, on Oct. 1.

In Baton Rouge, big brands come to help — and get known

by Marketplace Contributor Aug 22, 2016
Tide, Duracell and Clorox are just some of the brand names flocking to the region.

In Japan, seniors are half of all welfare recipients

by Adam Allington Aug 22, 2016
A growing number of seniors, and not enough workers, has put stress on pensions.
Mid-day Update

Deciphering the future of interest rate hikes

by David Brancaccio Aug 22, 2016
Developments in the ChemChina-Syngenta deal, interest rates, FAFSA, and the Louisiana floods.

ChemChina one step closer to acquiring Syngenta

by Andy Uhler Aug 22, 2016
The deal is worth $43 billion.

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