Jun 21, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about Caterpillar's involvement in the construction of the Panama Canal; new filings from the Federal Election Commission of the presumptive presidential nominees; and the relationship between pharmaceutical companies and doctors. 

Segments From this episode

Inching global trade growth, through the eyes of a Caterpillar

Heavy equipment maker Caterpillar is facing declines on par with those it faced during the Great Recession.
The Port of Balboa on Panama's Pacific entrance, viewed from Ancon Hill.
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Is money in politics making you fat?

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A look at the very personal ways money in politics impacts Americans.

CarMax Inc. still earning respect

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The used-car retailer is doing pretty well for itself, despite a worse-than-expected earnings report.
CarMax reported a first-quarter net profit of about $175.4 million on Tuesday.
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A Puma jersey disaster

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Shredded jerseys, CarMax, and money in politics.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about Caterpillar’s involvement in the construction of the Panama Canal; new filings from the Federal Election Commission of the presumptive presidential nominees; and the relationship between pharmaceutical companies and doctors. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC