Mar 8, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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Airing on Tuesday, March 8, 2016: On today's show, we'll check in on Michigan's economic recovery as it prepares for its presidential primary; the latest on a possible Brexit; and what a "Secretary of the Future" might have to worry about with digital currency.

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The humble nickel helped to unclog a postwar economy

Mar 8, 2016
This year marks the 150th birthday of the nickel.
This year marks the 150th birthday of the nickel.
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Happy 150th birthday to the Nickel

Mar 8, 2016
Maria Sharapova, crude oil, and the anniversary of the Nickel.

2001 tax cuts fifteen years later

Mar 8, 2016
It’s tough to simply blame tax cuts for the state of the economy.

In Michigan on primary day, a mixed recovery

Mar 8, 2016
While the auto-industry rescue sparked a strong turnaround, many have been left behind.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with workers during a factory tour at Detroit Manufacturing Systems on March 4, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Voters in Michigan will go to the polls March 8 for the State's primary.
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Regulating monetary policy when money is very different

Mar 8, 2016
In the future, the Fed and others will have to create new ways to work outside the financial system
In the future, the Fed and others will have to create new ways to work outside the financial system.
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Airing on Tuesday, March 8, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll check in on Michigan’s economic recovery as it prepares for its presidential primary; the latest on a possible Brexit; and what a “Secretary of the Future” might have to worry about with digital currency.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC