Feb 11, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Airing on Thursday, February 11, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about Fed chair Janet Yellen's appearance on Capitol Hill yesterday; who pays for a visit from the Pope; and we'll talk with famed climber Conrad Anker about a new documentary…

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Who pays when a Pope visits?

Feb 11, 2016
On the occasion of a papal visit, Mexico will spend money...and make money.
A man speaks in a payphone displaying images of Pope Francis, in Mexico City on February 10, 2016. Pope Francis will visit four Mexican states from next February 12 to 17. 
YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images

Celebrating 100 years of National Parks

Feb 11, 2016
A conversation with famed mountaineer Conrad Anker.
A view of Denali, formerly known as Mt. McKinley, on September 1, 2015 in Denali National Park, Alaska.
Lance King/Getty Images

The big payoff behind all those catalogs in the mail

Feb 11, 2016
Even though many put catalogs straight into recycling, that doesn’t really matter.
That stack of catalogs coming to your mailbox can pile up. There are more than 11 billion catalogs mailed in the U.S. every year. 
Katie Ferguson

Blocking U.S. emissions rule won't save coal industry

Feb 11, 2016
Utiltiies are cutting back on burning coal for other reasons besides carbon emissions rules.

Those catalogs in your mailbox are here to stay

Feb 11, 2016
Janet Yellen, coal mining, and catalogs.

Airing on Thursday, February 11, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about Fed chair Janet Yellen’s appearance on Capitol Hill yesterday; who pays for a visit from the Pope; and we’ll talk with famed climber Conrad Anker about a new documentary about national parks.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC