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Jun 9, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 9, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the changes Apple has in store for its App Store; a possible expansion of the Pell Grant program; and the complications behind no-tipping policies.

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Pell Grant program could be expanded to full year

Jun 9, 2016
Greater Pell funding could help boost graduation rates for college students.
Expanding the Pell Grant program could give about 1 million students an extra $1,650 a year on average.
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Excess solar power in California? Pay Arizona to take it

Jun 9, 2016
As California's solar power production heats up, an unusual market has emerged.
Solar panels used to generate power outside an office building in Los Angeles, California.
MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

The shifting U.S. working class

Jun 9, 2016
A new report finds the U.S. working class will be majority non-white by 2032.
The overall U.S. population is expected to become majority-minority in 2043.
Pixabay

A backlash may be brewing against no-tipping policies

Jun 9, 2016
It turns out diners like being able to reward staff themselves.
A dish at Sushi Yasuda in New York, a restaurant with service-included prices.
gandhu/Flickr

George Soros is back in the trading game

Jun 9, 2016
George Soros' return to trading, the United States' shifting demographics, and how California is dealing with an excess in solar energy.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the changes Apple has in store for its App Store; a possible expansion of the Pell Grant program; and the complications behind no-tipping policies.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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