May 26, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, May 26, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about a rise in Brent crude prices; the Home Shopping Network's partnership with Disney; and the business behind the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Segments From this episode

Could 'Finding Dory' hurt the world's reefs?

May 26, 2016
Many fear there'll be high demand for blue tangs, which are caught in tropical waters.
Between 100,000 and 150,000 Pacific Blue tangs are brought into the states each year.
Pixar

HSN goes down the rabbit hole for new Disney movie

May 26, 2016
HSN is pairing up with Disney. Get ready for microfiber sheet sets and bejeweled Mad Hatter pins.

Bank jobs and branches in decline

May 26, 2016
There will 800,000 fewer bank jobs in the U.S. by 2025, according to a Citigroup report.
Fintech is supplanting traditional transaction methods.
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Single women’s homes are worth less than men’s

May 26, 2016
What’s more is it’s a gap that widens over time.
There's a disparity between the values of single men's and single women's homes, according to a new analysis from the firm RealtyTrac.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The key economic issues on the G7 summit agenda

May 26, 2016
This week's G7 summit, the dwindling number of bank jobs, and the consequences of 'Finding Dory's' release.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC