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May 10, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about a new online database with documents related to the Panama Papers scandal; examine the difficulty that may come with finding a successor to Disney CEO Bob Iger; and interview Sweden's "Minister of the Future," whose job is to think about the development of new ideas.

Segments From this episode

More than a spoon

May 10, 2016
A painter takes comfort in his tools.
Abstract painter Jeffrey Keith says he's been using the spoon pictured above in his studio for the last 25 years.
Courtesy of Jeffrey Keith

Meet Sweden's Secretary of the Future

May 10, 2016
Kristina Persson says to prepare for the future, first we have to start by talking about it.
Kristina Persson focuses on Sweden's future. 
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More Americans quitting is a good sign

May 10, 2016
A report from the Labor Department shows how much the job market has improved since the Great Recession ended.
The rate at which people voluntarily quit their current jobs to look for something better is back up to pre-recession levels.
Getty Images/Handout

Bringing magic to the Magic Kingdom after Bob Iger

May 10, 2016
Analysts will be listening for Disney's plans to find a successor for CEO Bob Iger.
A company's success may make it difficult to find a successor.
Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Arctic drilling off Alaska is disappearing

May 10, 2016
Oil companies, such as Royal Dutch Shell and ConocoPhillips, are largely walking away from many of their Arctic leases.
The tide comes in on a beach along the Chukchi Sea in Shishmaref, Alaska.
Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Top hedge fund managers still making bank despite the market

May 10, 2016
The top 25 highest-earning hedge fund managers pulled in a collective $12.94 billion last year.
Kenneth Griffin tied for the top spot of highest-earning hedge fund managers this year.
Larry Busacca/Getty Images for The New York Times

A look at market trends and hedge fund salaries after the recession

May 10, 2016
Labor market trends, highly paid hedge fund managers, and the one item painters shouldn't go without.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about a new online database with documents related to the Panama Papers scandal; examine the difficulty that may come with finding a successor to Disney CEO Bob Iger; and interview Sweden’s “Minister of the Future,” whose job is to think about the development of new ideas.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC