Jan 28, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 28, 2016

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Airing on Thursday, January 28, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about the IMF discussing possible emergency aid; the deadline to get health insurance; and the challenge facing digital manufacturing.

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Visa prepares for a unified front in Europe

Jan 28, 2016
The credit-card giant reports quarterly earnings and its outlook for Visa Europe.
The credit-card giant reports quarterly earnings and its outlook for Visa Europe
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Legacy equipment still hinders digital manufacturing

Jan 28, 2016
Most small manufacturers are running older, pre-Internet equipment.
Mathias Ellegiers is head of Jaswig, an Akron, Ohio start-up that sells adjustable stand-up desks.  He’s using digital manufacturing to produce small batches of desks close to where they’re sold.
Jeff St. Clair

As ACA deadline approaches, fines loom

Jan 28, 2016
But will they motivate people to buy health insurance?
A person walks into the UniVista Insurance company office where people are signing up for health care plans under the Affordable Care Act.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

France's indie bookstores thrive in the age of Amazon

Jan 28, 2016
Big retailers can't charge significantly less for a title than a bookseller
Jérôme Cuvelier at his bookstore, La Maneouvre, says he did about a million dollars in business last year. 
Emma Jacobs

Facebook's skyrocketing profits

Jan 28, 2016
Facebook, Visa, and bookstores.

Airing on Thursday, January 28, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about the IMF discussing possible emergency aid; the deadline to get health insurance; and the challenge facing digital manufacturing.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC