Jun 30, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 30, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the news that Puerto Rico has been able to avoid its debt default; the disconnect between an improving economy and the way individuals are feeling about their personal finances; and AMC's $1.1 billion offer…

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This is what economic anxiety looks like

Jun 30, 2016
Coffee shop Wi-Fi and selling family heirlooms
Susan Perkins stands in her antiques booth in Prescott, Arizona. It's one of several jobs the 72 year-old has to supplement her income.
Mariana Dale

Puerto Rico avoids debt default — but what's next?

Jun 30, 2016
Puerto Rico's debt will be restructured, but the future is far from certain.
An American flag and Puerto Rican flag fly next to each other in Old San Juan.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The canal has made Panama rich, but inequality persists

With over a quarter of its citizens in poverty, Panama has one of the worst income distributions in Latin America.
The view of downtown Panama City from Boca la Caja, a former fishing village.
Bill Lancz/Marketplace

31 of 33 big U.S. banks pass stress tests

Jun 30, 2016
The Federal Reserve will allow many of the nation's biggest banks to return up to two-thirds of net profits to shareholders.
 JPMorgan Chase was one of the banks that passed the Fed's annual stress test.
Chris Hondros/Getty Images

A look at America's banking institutions and Panama's economy

Jun 30, 2016
Stress tests and wealth inequality in Panama.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the news that Puerto Rico has been able to avoid its debt default; the disconnect between an improving economy and the way individuals are feeling about their personal finances; and AMC’s $1.1 billion offer to Carmike Cinemas. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC