Nov 17, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 17, 2016

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What's the latest news on the Trump administration? We'll look at what we might expect from Trump's planned meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; the complications of managing the government's executive branch; and the president-elect's emerging economic policies. 

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Trump's plan cuts taxes, but not for everyone

Nov 17, 2016
Ditching exemptions could raise rates for some.
More than a year ago, President-elect Donald Trump gave a speech outlining his vision for tax reform at his skyscraper on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
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365 companies urge Trump administration to stick with Paris climate deal

Nov 17, 2016
These businesses include the likes of Nike and Starbucks.
Giant tabular icebergs located in the Australian Antarctic Territory. An atmospheric research unit in Australia had found years ago that the world was warming faster than predicted by the United Nations' top climate change body, with harmful emissions exceeding worst-case estimates.
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Campaign aims to have more students study abroad

Nov 17, 2016
Goal is to double of the number of students studying in other countries by 2020.
Alexandria Maloney, 24, has taken study abroad trips to China and Cuba while a graduate student at Morgan State University in Baltimore.
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Government panel wary of Chinese investment in U.S.

Nov 17, 2016
A congressional panel advises barring Chinese-owned firms from buying U.S. firms.
A vendor picks up a 100 yuan note above a newspaper featuring a photo of President-elect Donald Trump at a newsstand in Beijing.
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The stars are aligning for an interest rate hike

Nov 17, 2016
The possibility of an interest rate increase by the end of the year, the planned meeting between the president-elect and Japan's prime minister, and the study abroad experience.

What’s the latest news on the Trump administration? We’ll look at what we might expect from Trump’s planned meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; the complications of managing the government’s executive branch; and the president-elect’s emerging economic policies. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC