May 23, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, May 23, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the warming relationship between the U.S. and Vietnam; Bayer's $62 billion bid for Monsanto; and how North Carolina's House Bill 2 is affecting the state's burgeoning tech scene. 

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Retirement won't be comfortable for many retirees

May 23, 2016
A new study from Bankrate.com says we're not saving nearly enough.
To retire comfortably, seniors need to replace about 70 percent of their pre-retirement income, according to financial experts.
401kcalculator.org via Flickr

The changing economic relationship between the US and Vietnam

May 23, 2016
Trade between the U.S. and Vietnam now adds up to $45 billion a year.
Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang and U.S. President Barack Obama take part in a joint press conference at the International Convention Center in Hanoi on Monday. Obama praised "strengthening ties" between the U.S. and Vietnam at the start of his landmark visit.
LUONG THAI LINH/AFP/Getty Images

For working parents, summer break is no vacation

May 23, 2016
With school out, what to do with the kids is a constant dilemma.
Wanda Gomez registers voters outside a grocery store during her sons’ spring break. Her sons say “Today is a pool day,” but Gomez has to work.
Rowan Moore Gerety/WLRN

Home sales may be turning around

May 23, 2016
The relationship between the U.S. and Vietnam, home sales, and child care.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the warming relationship between the U.S. and Vietnam; Bayer’s $62 billion bid for Monsanto; and how North Carolina’s House Bill 2 is affecting the state’s burgeoning tech scene. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC