Nov 8, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, November 8, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about Iran's $6 billion deal with the french oil company Total; the push for Atlanta's Federal Reserve bank to appoint a black president; and why tonight might be a good time to catch your favorite…

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Push for diverse hire to head regional Federal Reserve bank in Atlanta

Nov 8, 2016
The regional bank president in Atlanta is stepping down.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, where the current president is planning to retire next year. Some activists and lawmakers are calling for more diversity in the central banking system's leadership.
Stephannie Stokes

Sick of the election? Snag sweet deals on sports tickets instead

Nov 8, 2016
In just a matter of hours, the ordeal of the 2016 election will be over. If you can’t wait that long, you could always ignore the returns tonight and turn to sports. Thanks to the election, tonight may be a golden…
A fan cheers from the bleachers during Game Three of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians in Chicago, Illinois.
Michael Heiman/Getty Images

Nonprofit uses music to improve care for dementia patients

Nov 8, 2016
Since the program started in February, there’s been a 60 percent drop in patient falls.
Candyce Slusher, left, and Christy Duarte, right, help patient Marilyn Mecke listen to Julio Iglesias on her iPod.
Lucia Benavides

Traveling for the holidays? Buy your tickets now!

Nov 8, 2016
It might be cheaper to get home for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year than last year. Airline tickets for the week of Thanksgiving are about 2.5 percent cheaper on average than they were a year ago. And for Christmas, prices…
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What Brexit has to do with chocolate

Nov 8, 2016
Election Day and the markets, Toblerone chocolate, cheaper holidays, and helping dementia patients through music.

Special election coverage: What a Trump win means for the economy

Nov 9, 2016
Trump's effect on the markets, corporate America's reaction to the election results, and an economist's take on the new president's policies.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about Iran’s $6 billion deal with the french oil company Total; the push for Atlanta’s Federal Reserve bank to appoint a black president; and why tonight might be a good time to catch your favorite sports games.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC