Mar 7, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 7, 2016

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Airing on Monday, March 7, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about a possible big change in how we shop for healthcare; the rise of the high-end burger; and as a settlement is reached in the case against Samarco in…

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Younger investors prefer computers to human advisors

Mar 7, 2016
The rise of automated investment options is challenging traditional planners.
When it comes to investing and saving money, more and more millennials are turning to the wisdom of the crowd.
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Can premium Shake Shack grab market share?

Mar 7, 2016
Its valuation is huge for a new burger chain with fewer than 100 stores.
 Customers pick up their orders from Shake Shack in Madison Square Park in New York City.
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Brazil's economic troubles overshadow dam disaster

Mar 7, 2016
Two dams collapsing led to the largest environmental disaster in Brazil's history.
A fireman rescues in Paracatu de Baixo, Minas Gerais, Brazil on November 9, 2015 a dog that was trapped in the mud that swept through the Village of Bento Rodrigues. The tragedy occurred when waste reservoirs at the Samarco iron ore mine burst open, unleashing a sea of muck that flattened the nearby village.
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You've read Buffett's letter. Now watch him, live

Mar 7, 2016
Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting in April will be live-streamed for the first time.
Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks during the Fortune summit on 'The Most Powerful Women' in Washington, DC. This year, Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting will be live-streamed for the first time, available to a global audience of Warren Buffet freaks.
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When Warren Buffett is must-see viewing

Mar 7, 2016
The stock market, Warren Buffett, and investment software.

Airing on Monday, March 7, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about a possible big change in how we shop for healthcare; the rise of the high-end burger; and as a settlement is reached in the case against Samarco in Brazil, we look at what Brazilians are worried about other than environmental disasters.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC