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Jun 6, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 6, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about a possible reduction in the cost of cancer drugs; a new global standard to measure food loss and waste; and the negative effects of a trade war on California.

Segments From this episode

Even a bad jobs report can't get the markets down

Jun 6, 2016
A look at the U.S. markets amid the release of Friday's jobs report, the risk with co-signing loans, and the Indian prime minister's visit to Washington.

Coalition launches global food loss and waste standard

Jun 6, 2016
Global food loss and waste cost up to $940 billion a year.
A prep cook at a San Francisco restaurant drops apple skins into a food scrap recycling container.
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Deals aimed at reining in costs of cancer drugs show promise

Jun 6, 2016
Some manufacturers are willing to tie drug price to performance.
Dr. Julie Brahmer (R) and Katie Thornton review PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scans of a patient being treated at the Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland. 
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Why a trade war would be particularly bad for California

Jun 6, 2016
As California's voters turn out for Tuesday's primary, a trade war worries many.
Almonds grow on a tree located in Firebaugh, California. Forty percent of produce from California farmers gets sold overseas.
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Bromance and trade on the agenda as Indian prime minister visits US

Jun 6, 2016
India's prime minister could take up a variety of economic issues during his visit to the U.S.
President Barack Obama meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the White House back in 2014.
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Co-signing loans can be bad business

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Jun 6, 2016
Beware of friends and family who want to glom onto your credit score!
If you co-sign with someone on a loan or a credit card, you have a 26 percent chance of damaging your relationship,
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The spacy state of law around commercial moon travel

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Jun 6, 2016
Moon Express has been working toward lunar exploration since the '90s.
A blood red moon lights up the sky during a total lunar eclipse in Auckland, New Zealand.
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On today’s show, we’ll talk about a possible reduction in the cost of cancer drugs; a new global standard to measure food loss and waste; and the negative effects of a trade war on California.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC