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Sep 26, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 26, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about how the media plan to cash in on the first 2016 presidential debate, which is expected to attract up to 100 million viewers; look at reports that show German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out a government bailout for Deutsche Bank; and interview Jose Quinonez, a winner of a MacArthur "Genius Grant" for financial innovation. 

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ITT Tech, Corinthian accreditor loses authority

Sep 26, 2016
The Department of Education strips authority to accredit for-profit schools.
Corinthian Colleges had owned the Everest College system.
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Presidential debate should be moneymaker for TV networks

Sep 26, 2016
With an estimated 100 million viewers, ad spots before and after are at a premium.
Students acting as stand-ins for the presidential candidates take part in a rehearsal for the first 2016 U.S. presidential debate.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

This financial innovation could help low-income people gain access to credit

Sep 26, 2016
Lending circles, where friends and family come together to loan and borrow money, are getting an update.
Jose Quinoñez is one of this year's MacArthur 'genius' grant recipients.
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Oculus Rift founder apologizes for funding pro-Trump group

Sep 26, 2016
Rolling Stone's plans to sell nearly half of itself to a company in Singapore, the Education Department's decision to no longer recognize the largest accreditor of for-profit colleges, and an apology from Oculus Rift's CEO for funding a company that's produced anti-Hillary Clinton memes.

Rolling Stone sells almost half of magazine business to Singapore-based startup

Sep 26, 2016
The company is looking to diversify its business model.
A vendor in Singapore pulls out an issue of Rolling Stone. A Singapore firm linked to one of Asia's richest families has bought a 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone to expand the U.S. magazine's business in new markets.
ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images

On today’s show, we’ll talk about how the media plan to cash in on the first 2016 presidential debate, which is expected to attract up to 100 million viewers; look at reports that show German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out a government bailout for Deutsche Bank; and interview Jose Quinonez, a winner of a MacArthur “Genius Grant” for financial innovation. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC