Oct 19, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 20, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the economic highlights from last night's presidential debate; the type of people Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would appoint to the Fed should they win the election; and the vote on marijuana legalization in…

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Pop quiz: What positions will the next prez appoint?

Oct 20, 2016
D.C. tourists think the Supreme Court, not the Fed.
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If the economy is rigged, toward whom?

Oct 20, 2016
Most say the rich and companies benefit. Beyond that, there are stark divisions.
Most Americans agree economic benefits are skewed toward the rich, along with big corporations.
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Comparing Clinton's and Trump's plans to reduce the national debt

Oct 20, 2016
How the presidential candidates addressed the issue of national debt during last night's debate, perceptions about a rigged economy, and the fate of an iconic Boston sign.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the economic highlights from last night’s presidential debate; the type of people Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would appoint to the Fed should they win the election; and the vote on marijuana legalization in nine states. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC