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Feb 4, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, February 4, 2016

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Airing on Thursday, February 4, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about Wal-Mart moving into the gas business; DeVry's legal and financial troubles; and broadcast networks placing bets on new pilots.

Segments From this episode

That dirty, little word: recession

Feb 4, 2016
Recessions, drug-pricing, and immigrant housing.

For-profit college troubles showing up at DeVry

Feb 4, 2016
DeVry University's parent company reports earnings amidst declining enrollments and an FTC lawsuit.
DeVry University's parent company reports earnings amidst declining enrollments and an FTC lawsuit.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Survey shows drug price hikes widespread in industry

Feb 4, 2016
It's not just a few bad players, as Congressional hearing puts drug costs in focus.
PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

Farm workers face shortage of decent, affordable homes

Feb 4, 2016
About three-quarters of hired crop workers work within 75 miles from home.
Former migrant farmworker Angel Castro stands in front of a trailer where he used to live, in a neighborhood that still houses many immigrant farmworkers.
Kristofor Husted

Airing on Thursday, February 4, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about Wal-Mart moving into the gas business; DeVry’s legal and financial troubles; and broadcast networks placing bets on new pilots.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC