Jul 21, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 21, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about how the remaining presidential candidates are doing in terms of campaign spending; when the Fed might raise interest rates next; and how businessmen in Greece are doing following the height of the country's debt…

Segments From this episode

What will the Fed do next?

Jul 21, 2016
The FOMC meets July 26-27. Since its last meeting, Brexit passed, markets tanked and rebounded, and the U.S. economy has shown signs of renewed strength.
U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifying before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C.
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Tide is testing a detergent subscription

Jul 21, 2016
Atlanta is the test market for Tide pods delivered by subscription.
Procter & Gamble is launching an initiative in Atlanta called the Tide Wash Club.
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In Greece, business people see some improvement

Jul 21, 2016
A publisher and a travel agent reflect a year after the peak of the debt crisis.
Greece has an unemployment rate of 25 percent.
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Finally, Disney introduces a Latina princess

Jul 21, 2016
"Elena of Avalor" premieres on the Disney Channel on Friday.
Disney is set to debut its first Latina princess, Elena of Avalor.
Disney

The billion-dollar RNC question: What is Peter Thiel doing there?

Jul 21, 2016
Peter Thiel is an odd pairing with Donald Trump — but maybe less odd than it seems.
Peter Thiel participates in a panel discussion at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference.
Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Times

Elon Musk's vision of Tesla as a public transit company

Jul 21, 2016
Peter Thiel, Disney's first Latina princess, and Tesla's future plans.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about how the remaining presidential candidates are doing in terms of campaign spending; when the Fed might raise interest rates next; and how businessmen in Greece are doing following the height of the country’s debt crisis last year. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC