Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 29, 2015
Oct 29, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, October 29, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, October 29, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about a potential merger between Pfizer and Allergan; what the change of seasons means for GDP seasonality; and new trends in holiday shopping.

Segments From this episode

Happy Halloween: Now get shopping

Oct 29, 2015
The holidays are right around the corner. Are you ready to 'webroom?'

When the bill for college outweighs the benefit

Oct 29, 2015
For one college grad, student loan debt delivered a lasting lesson.

How economists measure the changing of seasons

Oct 29, 2015
In figuring out GDP, government economists weigh 'seasonality.'

Nintendo goes mobile

Oct 29, 2015
Gaming giant Nintendo announces its first smartphone game.
Pioneer electronic game developer Nintendo has been losing its edge as Apple products and smartphones become popular for gaming. So instead of trying to beat them, it's joining them.
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One-child left behind

Oct 29, 2015
The ending of China's one-child policy, mobile gaming, and college debt.

Airing on Thursday, October 29, 2015: On today’s show, we’ll talk about a potential merger between Pfizer and Allergan; what the change of seasons means for GDP seasonality; and new trends in holiday shopping.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC