Jun 7, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the GOP's plan to replace the nearly six-year-old Dodd-Frank financial reform bill; look at the economies of the states set to vote on Tuesday; and legislation in Scotland that would set a price floor…

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Insurance executives are using data to help curb opioid abuse

Jun 7, 2016
A new study says one way to stop "doctor shopping" is to track the pharmacies where people are buying these drugs.
Jackson, 27, who said he is addicted to prescription medication, lies passed out in a public library in New London, Connecticut. 
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Consumer debt continues to climb

Jun 7, 2016
Consumers are more willing to spend now and pay later — a sign of increasing confidence, and possibly recklessness as well.
Consumer credit surged to $3.59 trillion in March.
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A look at the economies of the latest states to vote

Jun 7, 2016
There are 5 states with primaries on Tuesday. North Dakota Democrats hold caucuses.
An oil drilling rig near Watford City, North Dakota.
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Verizon's $3 billion bid for Yahoo's web assets

Jun 7, 2016
Verizon's attempt at media domination, a plan to stop opioid abuse, and an increase in consumer debt.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the GOP’s plan to replace the nearly six-year-old Dodd-Frank financial reform bill; look at the economies of the states set to vote on Tuesday; and legislation in Scotland that would set a price floor for cheap alcohol. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC