Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Airing on Tuesday, May 26, 2015: Just confirmed, a $55 billion merger in the internet and TV business. More on that. Plus, as the next durable goods report is released, we look at what durable goods are. Are there some products considered durable that aren't actually all that durable? We explore. We'll also talk to Sheila Bair, former head of the FDIC, about her new young adult novel, "The Bullies of Wall Street."

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Here's why we care about durable goods

May 26, 2015
Think of it as an optimism indicator.

Democratic socialist Sanders kicks off campaign

May 26, 2015
Senator's ideology may hurt his nomination bid, but it's left a mark in politics.

Where everybody knows your game

May 26, 2015
Gamers will now be getting their very own bars.

Charter moves to acquire Time Warner Cable

May 26, 2015
And why it may go more smoothly than the failed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.

PODCAST: Beers and board games

May 26, 2015
An Apple promotion, a "Democratic Socialist" campaign, and a pub for gamers.

Airing on Tuesday, May 26, 2015: Just confirmed, a $55 billion merger in the internet and TV business. More on that. Plus, as the next durable goods report is released, we look at what durable goods are. Are there some products considered durable that aren’t actually all that durable? We explore. We’ll also talk to Sheila Bair, former head of the FDIC, about her new young adult novel, “The Bullies of Wall Street.”

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC