Oct 21, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 24, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about AT&T's $85 billion bid for Time Warner, and what the deal could mean for competition and consumers. 

Segments From this episode

Political ad spending hikes prices, cuts inventory

Oct 24, 2016
If you're trying to buy a TV ad in a swing state, you may need to wait a while.
Michael McLean sets up to play his guitar for money near a billboard showing a picture of Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton advertising the Democratic Presidential debate at the Wynn Las Vegas resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

 
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Will Visa’s recent PayPal partnership stoke its earnings?

Oct 24, 2016
PayPal once steered users away from using Visa.
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What the Golden Age of Hollywood can reveal about the AT&T-Time Warner deal

Oct 24, 2016
AT&T has plans to purchase Time Warner for $85.4 billion.
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The rise of Paramount Pictures and anti-trust regulation

Oct 24, 2016
AT&T's $85.4 billion bid for Time Warner and the sky-high price for political ads.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC