Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 16, 2016
Jun 16, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 16, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the shape of the world's markets; the opening of Shanghai Disneyland; and the baseball lawsuit that defined how corporations are governed.  

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Online grocery shopping could add growth to the cart

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Jun 16, 2016
Kroger is expanding its ClickList feature as other retailers experiment, too.
Through Kroger's ClickList service, you can pick up groceries that you ordered online.
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LA County wants homelessness emergency declared

Jun 16, 2016
County supervisors call on the state to provide more funds to tackle the problem.
 A homeless man in the Skid Row section of Los Angeles. 
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How a baseball lawsuit helped define how corporations are governed

Jun 16, 2016
It all started because there were no lights at Wrigley Field for night games.
Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs bats against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field on June 3, 2016, in Chicago. The Cubs defeated the Diamondbacks 6-0.
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Sears crumbles as buybacks go up

Jun 16, 2016
It's a story of a century-old business imploding.
"The company told me they truly believe they are positioning the department store for a resurgence," says reporter Hayley Peterson.
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China's Disneyland: Big enough for its consumer class?

Jun 16, 2016
Long lines — some more than 4 hours — await visitors.
A Disneyland security guard tolerates visitors' curiosity as they peer through a hole to spy Shanghai's new Disneyland before it opens.
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Will the Fed raise interest rates this year?

Jun 16, 2016
Interest rate hikes (or lack thereof), online groceries, and LA County's homelessness problem.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the shape of the world’s markets; the opening of Shanghai Disneyland; and the baseball lawsuit that defined how corporations are governed.  

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC