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Jul 5, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, July 5, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the Bank of England's plans to lower the capital buffer requirements banks face; the controversial issue of fracking; and Americans' views toward Wall Street as part of our Economic Anxiety series. 

Segments From this episode

Why restaurants like no-tipping policies

Jul 5, 2016
For owners, it's a simple matter of economics.
Restaurants have begun experimenting with including tips, or gratuity, in the price of a meal listed on the menu.
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Most Americans distrust Wall Street

Jul 5, 2016
While presidential candidates squabble over Wall Street cash, voters are united.
People walk down Wall Street in New York City. 

 
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Getting college students to vote

Jul 5, 2016
A new campaign is encouraging college students to become more civically engaged.
Students arrive to cast their vote in the Super Tuesday primary on the campus of Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas back in March. 
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The federal government's limits on regulating fracking

Jul 5, 2016
A court has recently struck down federal rules on well construction and chemical disclosure.

Where are we when it comes to job and wage growth?

Jul 5, 2016
Jobs numbers, student voting, and no-tipping policies.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the Bank of England’s plans to lower the capital buffer requirements banks face; the controversial issue of fracking; and Americans’ views toward Wall Street as part of our Economic Anxiety series. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC