Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 7, 2015
Dec 7, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 7, 2015

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Airing on Monday, December 7, 2015: On today's show, bullet proof gear sees a regrettable uptick in sales; an update from Venezuela; and the economics at play at the heart of the Broadway hit musical "Hamilton."

Segments From this episode

The business of the blues isn't what it once was

Dec 7, 2015
The numbers show a decline in the blues audience.

The end of No Child Left Behind

Dec 7, 2015
The Every Student Succeeds Act will give states more control over education.

The demand for protective gear

Dec 7, 2015
In the wake of mass-shootings, body armor sellers say sales are up.
A book and the back of a child's backpack are displayed with the effects of bullets that were shot through it without Amendment II's Rynohide CNT Shield. Products like these have seen sales increase dramatically in the wake of violent attacks.
George Frey/Getty Images

Singin' the blues is bad business

Dec 7, 2015
Interest rates, No Child Left Behind, and the blues.

What 'Hamilton' can teach us about central banking

Dec 8, 2015
Producer Jeffrey Seller explains why bureaucracy is a hit on Broadway.

Airing on Monday, December 7, 2015: On today’s show, bullet proof gear sees a regrettable uptick in sales; an update from Venezuela; and the economics at play at the heart of the Broadway hit musical “Hamilton.”

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC