Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 11, 2016
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On today's show, we'll talk about Hillary Clinton's planned economic speech in Detroit; a new report that finds a larger number of consumers with poor credit are getting credit cards; and Atlanta's investment in new traffic signal technology.
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Clinton to deliver economic speech in Detroit
She will likely try to appease voters without alienating the financial services industry.
More credit cards going to buyers with imperfect credit
Companies are issuing cards more freely, so why are delinquency rates down?
New light system in Atlanta designed to help traffic move efficiently
Atlanta voters approved $250 million in bonds for the project.
Mexican fizzy water starts bubbling in the US
The brand is over 120 years old and has been in the U.S. since the 1980s. But now, it's really starting to pop.
US court halts spread of fast internet in two cities
The decision directly affects two cities. Indirectly, it could impact a lot more.
Arianna Huffington announces decision to leave Huffington Post
Hillary Clinton's Detroit speech, retail sales, Arianna Huffington's future career plans, and stopping the spread of fast internet.
On today’s show, we’ll talk about Hillary Clinton’s planned economic speech in Detroit; a new report that finds a larger number of consumers with poor credit are getting credit cards; and Atlanta’s investment in new traffic signal technology.