Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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On today's show, we'll talk about China's growing investment in the U.S.; how Puerto Rico's debt crisis is affecting one of the territory's most populated cities, Ponce; and why tax day isn't on April 15 this year.
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Ponce, Puerto Rico: An abandoned city
Many of the businesses in Ponce are now for sale.
April 15 is not tax day this year
Local holidays in Washington, D.C., Maine and Massachusetts are giving Americans a three- or four-day grace period for filing their taxes this year.
Report finds racial bias in the bond market against historically black colleges and universities
Historically black colleges and universities pay 15 to 20 percent more to borrow.
Kids' publishing phenomenon Beverly Cleary turns 100
With more than 90 million books sold, the children's author is a literary force.
While major U.S. banks are cleaning up their books, the shadow banking system is dirtying its hands
The role of non-banks has increased 400 percent in the past three years, one analyst says.
On today’s show, we’ll talk about China’s growing investment in the U.S.; how Puerto Rico’s debt crisis is affecting one of the territory’s most populated cities, Ponce; and why tax day isn’t on April 15 this year.