What have you always wondered about the economy? Tell us
Aug 25, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 25, 2016

HTML EMBED:
COPY

On today's show, we'll talk about the news that Orlando hospitals have decided not to bill victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub back in June; look at the potential for an interest rate hike; and interview a Gallup economist about who tends to support Republican Donald Trump for president. 

Segments From this episode

What differentiates Trump supporters economically?

Aug 25, 2016
The answer isn't trade or income level.
Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump gives thumbs up to the crowd at a rally in Jackson, Mississippi.
Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images

Nevada’s a whole new economic ballgame for candidates

Aug 25, 2016
There's a tight race between Clinton and Trump in the state.

In UK, Brexit vote effects still unclear

Aug 25, 2016
Two months after the UK voted to quit the EU, the predicted catastrophe hasn't materialized.
Unemployment in Britain has fallen to an 11-year low.
Adam Berry/Getty Images

New home sales up, existing home sales down

Aug 25, 2016
A strengthening housing market brings a shortage of homes for sale, and rising prices for would-be homebuyers.
A view of a home for sale in San Francisco, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Orlando hospitals waiving bills of Pulse nightclub victims

Aug 25, 2016
Hospital officials could end up waiving $5.5 million of medical care.
Orlando Health will look to community groups, charities and benefits to help.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

How Italy is planning to help victims of the magnitude 6.2 earthquake

Aug 25, 2016
The magnitude 6.2 earthquake in central Italy, Nevada's economic concerns, and Brexit.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the news that Orlando hospitals have decided not to bill victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub back in June; look at the potential for an interest rate hike; and interview a Gallup economist about who tends to support Republican Donald Trump for president. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC