Mar 14, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 14, 2016

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Airing on Monday, March 14, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about the latest results in the Marketplace poll on economic anxiety; the next meeting of the Fed; and the Senate's vote on Monday on John King’s nomination as Education Secretary.

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Will acting Education Secretary John King stay?

Mar 14, 2016
The Senate plans to take up King's confirmation Monday for the short-term post.
Dr. John King, speaks during his Senate confirmation hearing to become Education secretary, on Capitol Hill, February 25, 2016 in Washington, DC.
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The 'R' word: a recession on the horizon?

Mar 14, 2016
Economists now believe a recession in 2016 is more likely than they did six months ago.
Economists now believe a recession in 2016 is more likely than they did six months ago.
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The economy's improving, but Americans' economic anxiety persists

Mar 14, 2016
Our latest poll shows no change since the fall in levels of economic stress.
The latest Marketplace poll shows no change since the fall in levels of economic stress.
Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Listening closely to the Fed meeting

Mar 14, 2016
The challenge for the Fed is figure out just the right time to raise rates.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference following the announcement of an historic rate increase, the first since 2006, in Washington, DC, December 16, 2015. With all ears on the upcoming meeting, the challenge for the Fed is figure out just the right time to raise rates.
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Is it time for a recession?

Mar 14, 2016
The Fed, oil in Iran, and predicting the next recession.

Airing on Monday, March 14, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about the latest results in the Marketplace poll on economic anxiety; the next meeting of the Fed; and the Senate’s vote on Monday on John King’s nomination as Education Secretary.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC