Nov 15, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 15, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about Mary Jo White's decision to step down as chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission; how Congress will navigate future funding; and the economic effects of one Los Angeles-based infrastructure project. 

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How one infrastructure project impacts the economy

Nov 15, 2016
Donald Trump plans to use infrastructure spending to boost jobs and the economy.
The iconic Sixth Street Bridge wasn't safe. Construction on the new bridge is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the area.
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Congress in session – and not so lame?

Nov 15, 2016
The government only has funding to stay open until Dec. 9.
Congress might want to pass a spending bill first. Above, the U.S. House of Representatives' chamber.
Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

SeaWorld still trying to rebrand after 'Blackfish'

Nov 15, 2016
The theme park is getting rid of its killer whale performances next year.
People are rushing their children to SeaWorld to see the orca show before it ends next year.
Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld San Diego via Getty Images

Schools report post-election bullying and harassment

Nov 15, 2016
The Southern Poverty Law Center is surveying teachers about the climate after Donald Trump’s win.
Hannah Stephenson, 2, eats a granola bar before joining her mother and 8-year-old brother in a march against President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday in Philadelphia.
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SEC Chair Mary Jo White to step down

Nov 15, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump and Congress will need to fill three out of five seats in the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The SEC's Mary Jo White testifies during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. 
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Big gains for airline stocks as Warren Buffett invests in major carriers

Nov 15, 2016
Retail sales, airline stocks and post-election bullying.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about Mary Jo White’s decision to step down as chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission; how Congress will navigate future funding; and the economic effects of one Los Angeles-based infrastructure project. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC