Oct 3, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 3, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about reports that Donald Trump may not have paid federal income taxes for 18 years. Plus, as part of our series "How the Deck is Stacked," we take a look at student debt around the country, with a focus on how this issue is affecting students who went to for-profit colleges. 

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David Cay Johnston: Trump tax documents illustrate “separate and unequal” income tax systems

Oct 3, 2016
Investigative journalist David Cay Johnston says there are rules allowing a special few to pay little to no taxes.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Manheim, Pennsylvania on Saturday. 
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Auto sales speed up in September

Oct 3, 2016
Automakers face a challenge down the road: younger consumers aren't buying cars like previous generations.
Many young consumers aren't interested in their own set of wheels right now.
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Round 15 of that other trade deal in the works — T-TIP

Oct 3, 2016
Round 15 of the T-TIP talks begins on Monday and few are expecting any consensus.
U.S. President Barack Obama visiting Germany in April of this year to make the case for the T-TIP.
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How the tax code can help out those in real estate

Oct 3, 2016
How tax provisions in the real estate business work, debate over the T-TIP, an auto sales dip, and controversy over the identity of a popular author.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about reports that Donald Trump may not have paid federal income taxes for 18 years. Plus, as part of our series “How the Deck is Stacked,” we take a look at student debt around the country, with a focus on how this issue is affecting students who went to for-profit colleges. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC