Oct 14, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 17, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about our latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, which indicates that economic anxiety has increased, despite data that show 37 percent feel their personal situation has improved since last year. Plus: a look at concerns about the…

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Despite economic recovery, many Americans still feeling anxious

Oct 17, 2016
As the economy approaches "full employment," only 34 percent feel financially secure.
Thirty-seven percent of Americans say their personal situations have improved since last year.
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Cuban-American support for the GOP is eroding

Oct 17, 2016
Cuban-Americans were once reliably Republican, but not so anymore.
A supporter waves a Cuban flag in front of the country's embassy after re-opening in Washington, D.C. after 54 years. 
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When (original) content is king

Oct 17, 2016
Netflix is a big spender on new programming.
Netflix says it will spend $6 billion this year on content.
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Donald Trump may be getting a TV network

Oct 17, 2016
Trump's son-in-law reportedly spoke about the idea with a New York investment banker.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Republican Hindu Coalition's Humanity United Against Terror charity event on Saturday.
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What Americans should value

Oct 17, 2016
Pepsi's decision to cut sugar, Netflix's push into original programming, and American values.

Pepsi looking for sweeter returns, but cutting sugar

Oct 17, 2016
Pepsi plans to cut calories in two-thirds of its drinks to target obesity.
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On today’s show, we’ll talk about our latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll, which indicates that economic anxiety has increased, despite data that show 37 percent feel their personal situation has improved since last year. Plus: a look at concerns about the cost of eliminating HFCs, particularly in India. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC