Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 27, 2015
Aug 27, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, August 27, 2015: What recent market volatility means for the stewards of the Federal Reserve descending on Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this week  for their annual retreat. China cracks down on warehouse executives at the center of the Tianjin explosion. Plus, a conversation about urban planning in New Orleans and how the city's innovative approach to parking reduces congestion and creates more opportunities for local businesses. 

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Gamestop is dropping off the leaderboard

Aug 25, 2015
Brick-and-mortar shops are finding new ways stay competitive.

Why singing happy birthday can come with a fee

Aug 27, 2015
A lawsuit challenges the song's copyright.

'Don't panic' is good advice even if you're retiring

Aug 27, 2015
Are you 65? Don't put your savings in stock, but don't sell at the bottom, either.

Fed hosts meeting of banking leaders

Aug 27, 2015
Investors are listening for clues about interest rates

PODCAST: Happy birthday, now cut me a check

Aug 27, 2015
On today's show: retiring amid volatile markets and paying up to sing "Happy Birthday."

Airing on Thursday, August 27, 2015: What recent market volatility means for the stewards of the Federal Reserve descending on Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this week  for their annual retreat. China cracks down on warehouse executives at the center of the Tianjin explosion. Plus, a conversation about urban planning in New Orleans and how the city’s innovative approach to parking reduces congestion and creates more opportunities for local businesses. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC