Sep 3, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 3, 2015

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Airing on Thursday, September 3, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about China's announcement that it will cut 300,000 people from its military, and more on a study that finds positive association between family income and brain surface…

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Socioeconomic status could be affecting childrens' brains

Sep 3, 2015
A large-scale study shows a link between parental income and a child's brain size.
Elizabeth Sowell, a neuroscientist at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, points to a chart comparing family income and brain surface area.
Noel King

Wages decline, productivity soars

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Sep 3, 2015
Two reports bring the divergence into relief.

China to cut 300,000 troops from its military

Sep 3, 2015
The announcement from President Xi Jinping came before a military parade.

Home sweet risky home

Sep 3, 2015
A new study looks at home values in areas prone to natural disasters.

Samsung debuts its latest smartwatch into a crowded market

Sep 3, 2015
Can doubling down on luxury wearables save Samsung?

PODCAST: The refugee crisis in Europe

Sep 3, 2015
Global interest rates, wages for low-income Americans, and the humanitarian crisis in Europe.
Migrants protest against being taken to a refugee camp from a train that has been held at Bicske station on September 3, 2015 in Bicske, near Budapest, Hungary.
Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Airing on Thursday, September 3, 2015: On today’s show, we’ll talk about China’s announcement that it will cut 300,000 people from its military, and more on a study that finds positive association between family income and brain surface area.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC