Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 26, 2015
Jan 26, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 26, 2015

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Airing on Monday, January 26, 2015: A leftist coalition is taking power in Greece, now that the results are in from this weekends general election. The new government promises to ease what has become years of grinding austerity and to cut payments on Greece's debt. More on that. Plus, you may be the exception, but odds are this weekend you did not go to opera, dance, live theater or the museum. The National Endowment for the Arts says attendance continues to fall. And those who show up are getting older. Through a series of reports, the NEA wants to give arts organizations new insights into the what patrons, dare we call them consumers, want.

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The FHA lowers charges to new borrowers

Jan 26, 2015
The reduction could save two million homeowners an average of about $900 a year.

How art institutions are changing their business model

Jan 26, 2015
Artists are increasingly stepping off the stage and into the community.

The top 1 percent is richer in some states than others

Jan 26, 2015
The gap is narrower in states where wages are rising for the bottom 99 percent.

PODCAST: The 1 percent is uneven

Jan 26, 2015
First time homebuyers get a break, unequal 1-percenters, and the difficulty of sending money to Cuba

Airing on Monday, January 26, 2015: A leftist coalition is taking power in Greece, now that the results are in from this weekends general election. The new government promises to ease what has become years of grinding austerity and to cut payments on Greece’s debt. More on that. Plus, you may be the exception, but odds are this weekend you did not go to opera, dance, live theater or the museum. The National Endowment for the Arts says attendance continues to fall. And those who show up are getting older. Through a series of reports, the NEA wants to give arts organizations new insights into the what patrons, dare we call them consumers, want.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC