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May 12, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, May 12, 2016


On today's show, we'll talk about Obama's signing of a trade secrets bill; the pressure for oil companies to go greener; and the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. 

Segments From this episode

Oil companies are pressed to address climate change

May 12, 2016
A study says investors care more about climate change than corporate managers.
An oil rig in Taft, California extracts crude.
David McNew/Getty Images

Access to high-quality preschool remains unequal

May 12, 2016
While national numbers are up, not every state is increasing its funding for preschool.
Pre-K spending per child is up overall, but that's not the whole picture.
Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Texas lake businesses booming again after long drought

May 12, 2016
Now that water levels are up, the businesses on Lake Travis are seeing better days.
From 2010 to 2015, Texas faced a severe drought. Lake Travis was down to one-third of its water levels. 
The Oasis

Gold prices are starting to rebound, but why?

May 12, 2016
Demand for gold is up 21 percent over the same time last year.
Gold prices are rising again.

Transparency over real estate in the UK

May 12, 2016
Property ownership transparency, the retail industry, and Texas lake businesses.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC