Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Jun 15, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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On today's show, we'll: talk about the MSCI index and why stocks listed in mainland China haven't been granted its seal of approval; track the stocks of firearm companies in the wake of the Orlando, Florida, shooting at a gay nightclub; and interview the former CEO of BP, John Browne, about the importance of long-term thinking.

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The growing role of crowdfunding after a tragedy

Jun 15, 2016
A GoFundMe campaign for the victims of the Orlando, Florida shooting has already raised millions.

The Federal Reserve in a quandary

Jun 15, 2016
The Fed is sending out mixed signals about an interest rate hike.
Interest rates have been close to zero for almost a decade.
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What business schools teach about shareholder value

Jun 15, 2016
More schools are telling students that profits aren't the only consideration.
Inside a Harvard Business School classroom.
HBS1908/Wikimedia Commons

Former BP CEO John Browne emphasizes the long term

Jun 15, 2016
Old strategies of social responsibility won't work, he says.
The then-Group Chief Executive of British Petroleum (BP) , Sir John Browne, at the company's headquarters in London in 2000.
ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images

What Brexit would mean for the markets

Jun 15, 2016
Brexit, crowdfunding, and business school.

On today’s show, we’ll: talk about the MSCI index and why stocks listed in mainland China haven’t been granted its seal of approval; track the stocks of firearm companies in the wake of the Orlando, Florida, shooting at a gay nightclub; and interview the former CEO of BP, John Browne, about the importance of long-term thinking.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC