Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 21, 2016
Jan 21, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 21, 2016

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Airing on Thursday, January 21, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about Wal-Mart's raise in pay raises; Allan Sloan of the Washington Post joins us to talk about various lessons he’s learned from this year’s market turmoil; and a change to laws that let foreign students remain in the U.S. after graduation if they work in STEM fields.

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Wireless providers look for new revenue streams

Jan 21, 2016
Verizon is the latest company to announce a "free" data program.

How wealth influences social behavior

Jan 21, 2016
Your economic class has a lot to do with how generous you are.

Wal-Mart boosts workers' hourly wages

Jan 21, 2016
Wal-Mart Stores will dole out pay increases to about 1.2 million hourly workers.

Foreign students with temporary work permits get an extension

Jan 25, 2016
Government rules that let students gain experience in the STEM fields are in flux.

Airing on Thursday, January 21, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about Wal-Mart’s raise in pay raises; Allan Sloan of the Washington Post joins us to talk about various lessons he’s learned from this year’s market turmoil; and a change to laws that let foreign students remain in the U.S. after graduation if they work in STEM fields.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC