Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 24, 2015
Dec 24, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 24, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, December 24, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about Japan's budget; why it seems to be so hard to figure out how Japan's economy is faring; the economic impact of Christmas falling on Friday; and the competition surrounding...the Salvation Army bell ringers.

Segments From this episode

Reality gaming meets business team building

Dec 24, 2015
Co-workers have to crack a riddle or solve a problem together.

Behind the holiday: A red kettle bell ringer

Dec 24, 2015
A Salvation Army captain shares his experience at Rockefeller Plaza.
A Salvation Army captain shares his experience at Rockefeller Plaza.
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Japan - what just happened?

Dec 24, 2015
Figuring out Japan's economic progress is tough, but it does affect the U.S. economy.

How productive are you when you work on holidays?

Dec 24, 2015
A survey says most stuck in the office will be at least "somewhat" productive.

Bonding through gaming

Dec 24, 2015
NBA ads on gun violence, and workplace bonding via gaming.
During a team-building session at Boda Borg Boston, Stacey Herman navigates through a room of pipes and bars as Mahy Kouedi follows in the Alcatraz quest
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Airing on Thursday, December 24, 2015: On today’s show, we’ll talk about Japan’s budget; why it seems to be so hard to figure out how Japan’s economy is faring; the economic impact of Christmas falling on Friday; and the competition surrounding…the Salvation Army bell ringers.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC