Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 11, 2016
Aug 11, 2016

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

Aug 11, 2016
She will likely try to appease voters without alienating the financial services industry.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit earlier this year. 
J.D. Pooley/Getty Images

More credit cards going to buyers with imperfect credit

Aug 11, 2016
Companies are issuing cards more freely, so why are delinquency rates down?
More people with poor credit are getting credit cards, according to a new report.
Visual Hunt

New light system in Atlanta designed to help traffic move efficiently

Aug 11, 2016
Atlanta voters approved $250 million in bonds for the project.
Atlanta officials hope replacing these old traffic lights (yellow) with newer models (black) will help ease the city’s roadway congestion.
Courtesy City of Atlanta

Mexican fizzy water starts bubbling in the US

Aug 11, 2016
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.
Topo Chico has been around for more than a century.
Nathaniel F/Flickr

US court halts spread of fast internet in two cities

Aug 11, 2016
The decision directly affects two cities. Indirectly, it could impact a lot more.
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Tom Wheeler speaking at the Mobile World Congress 2015. 
David Ramos/Getty Images

Arianna Huffington announces decision to leave Huffington Post

Aug 11, 2016
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.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC