Apr 5, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about how U.S. companies can merge with foreign companies so it can pay cheaper taxes, and interview Amalgamated Bank president Keith Mestrich about his bank's "progressive" philosophy. 

 

 

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Increase in home renovation plans suggests people unwilling to move

Apr 5, 2016
People gave up on the idea of a big, fancy house after the housing crisis, according to one economist.
Many U.S. homeowners are looking to spruce up their homes.
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Want to restore trust in banks? Make banking boring.

Apr 5, 2016
The president of Amalgamated Bank, which considers itself a progressive institution, makes the case for regulations.

The future of hospital care could look a lot like home

Apr 5, 2016
A growing body of research suggests the "hospital-at-home" model leads to better quality care.
The "hospital-at-home" model may lead to better quality care for patients, according to research.
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Hospital care in your own room

Apr 5, 2016
Overseas corruption, inversions, and hospital care.

U.S. has been cracking down on offshore tax evasion for years

Apr 5, 2016
The 'Panama Papers' leak sparks promises of a crackdown on offshore shell corporations and bank secrecy to hide the proceeds of corruption and criminal enterprises.
A view of a sign outside the building where the Mossack Fonseca law firm offices are based.
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On today’s show, we’ll talk about how U.S. companies can merge with foreign companies so it can pay cheaper taxes, and interview Amalgamated Bank president Keith Mestrich about his bank’s “progressive” philosophy. 

 

 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC