Dec 5, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 5, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the defeat of Italy's referendum on constitutional reform; Austria's new pro-European Union president; and Universal Basic Income — a policy in which all citizens would get money from the government.

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Surprise. China is not a currency manipulator

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Dec 5, 2016
Donald Trump has repeatedly said the opposite. Here's why he's wrong.
A post office employee counts Chinese yuan at a post office branch set up inside Beijing's Great Hall of the People during the National People's Congress on March 7.
GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images

Universal basic income could become reality

Dec 5, 2016
All citizens would get a set amount of money.
Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

Bay Area fire highlights region's housing issues

Dec 5, 2016
Thirty-six people have died in a warehouse fire in Oakland. Authorities say the death toll could rise significantly.
A fireman walks by the fire-ravaged warehouse in Oakland where at least 36 people have died.
NICK OTTO/AFP/Getty Images

ExxonMobil CEO could be next Secretary of State

Dec 5, 2016
The relationship between Sunday's Italian referendum and the markets, claims that China manipulates its currency, speculation over our next Secretary of State, and how the Oakland fire highlights a shortage of affordable housing in the Bay Area.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the defeat of Italy’s referendum on constitutional reform; Austria’s new pro-European Union president; and Universal Basic Income — a policy in which all citizens would get money from the government.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC