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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about how the markets continue to react in the wake of Brexit; why Longwood University has doled out millions to host tonight's vice presidential debate; and Equifax's new credit score program. 

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Have you ever heard of Longwood University?

Oct 4, 2016
You will. It's spending millions to host tonight's vice presidential debate.
Longwood University will spend about $5.5 million hosting the 2016 vice presidential debate.
Longwood University

IMF worried about growth at meeting in Washington

Oct 4, 2016
This week's International Monetary Fund meeting is expected to discuss growth and jobs.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a press conference at the IMF Headquarters on Friday in Washington, D.C. 
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Central banks rush to gold

Oct 4, 2016
Central banks' purchases of the precious metal worry some onlookers.
Central banks are going on a gold-purchasing spree.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Equifax's new credit program will take a deeper look at your payment history

Oct 4, 2016
Equifax CEO Richard Smith shares how the new method will work.
Equifax and Fannie Mae worked together on the new credit score program.
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Canada will have a carbon price. Will the US?

Oct 4, 2016
The policy will have to balance pushing climate goals with not getting too far ahead.
A night view of the Syncrude oil sands extraction facility near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada.
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Google's big plans for its Pixel smartphones

Oct 4, 2016
Google's new smartphones, the IMF's efforts to bolster global growth, why the central banks are after gold, and why Amazon pulled 1,500 titles from a subscription service in Japan.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about how the markets continue to react in the wake of Brexit; why Longwood University has doled out millions to host tonight’s vice presidential debate; and Equifax’s new credit score program. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC