Nov 24, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, November 24, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the possibility of an interest rate hike by the end of the year; why your Thanksgiving dinner may have been cheaper this year; and etiquette tips to help you navigate your next holiday party.

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Why your Thanksgiving meal will be a bargain

Nov 24, 2016
Food prices have been down all year. Yes, even turkey prices.
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Berlin seeks German language teachers for refugee students

Nov 24, 2016
Germany has accepted about 240,000 refugees so far this year, and one way it is trying to help them adapt to their new culture is by teaching them German.
Teacher Susann Heida is in her first month teaching German to teenage refugee students at a Berlin public school. Students in her class come from Syrian, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Veronica Zaragovia

Home equity helping people build household wealth

Nov 24, 2016
Remember the housing crisis? Well, for many American homeowners, it’s now squarely in the rear-view mirror. A report from RealtyTrac finds that the percentage of homeowners who are underwater — meaning they owe more on their mortgage than their home…
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China's Ctrip to purchase Skyscanner for $1.7 billion

Nov 24, 2016
A $1.7 billion tech deal, a decrease in underwater homeowners, and an increase in demand for German language teachers.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the possibility of an interest rate hike by the end of the year; why your Thanksgiving dinner may have been cheaper this year; and etiquette tips to help you navigate your next holiday party.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC