Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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On today's show, we'll talk about the effect of Louisiana's floods on the state's school systems; a Chinese company's $20 million purchase for the rights to stream the movie "Warcraft"; and the United States' voting scheduling compared to other countries.
Segments From this episode
'Warcraft' deal shows potential of video streaming in China
A lucrative streaming deal could open more revenue streams for U.S. movies.
Take Tuesday: The campaign to make Election Day a work holiday
A campaign is trying to increase voter turnout by pushing companies to give their employees the day off to vote.
For Louisiana schools, flood damage is lasting
As schools reopen, many teachers and staff have been displaced.
Tranquility in the US stock market
A lack of market volatility, Alabama health plans, and an auction from an iconic New York shop.
Alabama ends up with a single health-exchange insurer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama will be the state's only health-exchange insurer as of next year.
On today’s show, we’ll talk about the effect of Louisiana’s floods on the state’s school systems; a Chinese company’s $20 million purchase for the rights to stream the movie “Warcraft”; and the United States’ voting scheduling compared to other countries.