Sep 1, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 1, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about Trump's visit to Mexico; why the quest for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership may be fizzling out; and the rise of the home equity line of credit.

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Home equity lines of credit on the rise

Sep 1, 2016
Some worry as a form of loan popular before the financial crash becomes popular again.
Home equity lines of credit are making a steady comeback, according to some experts.
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Europeans say TTIP future is uncertain

Sep 1, 2016
The EU-U.S. trade deal is still being negotiated, but some doubt it will survive.
Protesters rally against the TTIP in Hanover, Germany back in April.
Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images

Border communities seek economic integration

Sep 1, 2016
With the campaigns focused on immigration, a look at the cross-border economy.
A mural adorns the U.S.-Mexico border fence, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico. 
John Moore/Getty Images

Flood insurance problem: same houses, over and over

Sep 1, 2016
A report shows about 2,100 homes have been flooded — and compensated — more than 10 times.
Resident Tracy Thornton walks through a flooded Louisiana neighborhood in August.
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What does full employment really mean?

Sep 1, 2016
A preview of tomorrow's jobs report, federal flood insurance payouts, how border communities feel about the U.S.-Mexico relationship, and why Samsung's stock has dropped.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about Trump’s visit to Mexico; why the quest for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership may be fizzling out; and the rise of the home equity line of credit.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC