Oct 10, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 10, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about last night's presidential debate, including how St. Louis voters felt about the candidates' policies; the work of this year's Nobel Prize winners in economics, Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom; and all the buildings ITT Educational…

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A bankruptcy with plenty of parking spots

Oct 10, 2016
ITT has shut its doors and is now selling off 30 owned properties.
Most of ITT's students get federal aid.
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MIT's Bengt Holmstrom and Harvard's Oliver Hart win Nobel prize in economics

Oct 10, 2016
The two were awarded for their work on contract theory.
From left to right: Tomas Sjoestroem, member of the Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel; Goran K. Hansson, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences; and Per Stromberg, Chairman of the Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, attend a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences where they present the laureates for the Nobel prize in economics.
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Streaming platforms vie with film fests for screenings

Oct 10, 2016
Small independent festivals face well-funded competition from Netflix and others
Netflix and other streaming services are proving to be competitors with smaller indie film festivals.
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The cost of Trump's and Clinton's tax plans

Oct 10, 2016
Trump's plan could cost up to nearly $6 trillion over a decade, according to the Tax Foundation. Meanwhile, Clinton's could actually increase federal revenue, says the Tax Policy Center.
Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump arrive on stage during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri on Sunday.
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Voters disappointed, but not surprised, by debate

Oct 10, 2016
Many voters wanted to hear about the economy, but heard political drama instead.
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump prepare to shake hands after the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri on Sunday.
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On today’s show, we’ll talk about last night’s presidential debate, including how St. Louis voters felt about the candidates’ policies; the work of this year’s Nobel Prize winners in economics, Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom; and all the buildings ITT Educational Services is leaving behind in the wake of its shutdown. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC