Feb 25, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, February 25, 2016

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Airing on Thursday, February 25, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about world leaders gathering in China for an economic summit; Apple working on software that would make it harder to hack into an iPhone; and a change in how…

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A move toward three bedrooms and two baths

Feb 25, 2016
Half of all millennial buyers are purchasing single-family homes in the suburbs.
Cozy homes in Chicago's urban core can cost in the high hundreds of thousands to millions, pricing out many first-time home buyers.
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Report links health care mergers and higher costs

Feb 25, 2016
Since 2009, the number of oncology practices affiliated with hospitals has doubled.

Yeah, we know. You hate airplane Wi-Fi.

Feb 25, 2016
Complaints about connectivity in public spaces isn't hurting the providers.
Companies like Boingo and Gogo, which provide Wi-Fi in airports and planes, are increasingly worried that business could be lost to service provided by smartphones.
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Renting a car for the right price

Feb 25, 2016
...and how to rent the car of your dreams.

So you want to rent a car...

Feb 25, 2016
China's stock markets, healthcare inflation, and car rentals.

Airing on Thursday, February 25, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about world leaders gathering in China for an economic summit; Apple working on software that would make it harder to hack into an iPhone; and a change in how millennials are buying real estate.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC