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Sep 20, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about an appearance by Wells Fargo's CEO in front of the Senate Banking Committee amid news that employees opened accounts and issued credit cards without customers' permission; whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its upcoming meeting; and the expansion of the German supermarket chain Lidl. 

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You know Aldi, now say 'hallo' to Lidl

Sep 20, 2016
A no-frills blockbuster German grocery chain, Lidl, is planning to expand in the US.
A Lidl store from Arcole, Italy.
Photo courtesy of Lidl

The Fed, your mortgage, and you

Sep 20, 2016
Do home buyers need to follow the Fed?
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen speaks at a news conference back in June in Washington, D.C.
Alex Wong/Getty Images

The wisdom of getting your wisdom teeth removed

Sep 20, 2016
Ten million wisdom teeth are extracted annually — do they really need to come out?
In the U.S., 10 million wisdom teeth are extracted every year.
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Will FedEx deliver earnings?

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Sep 20, 2016
The company is putting a lot of effort into improving business.
FedEx is trying to decrease its dependence on the postal service.
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Wells Fargo in the hot seat with Senate Banking Committee over false accounts

Sep 20, 2016
A group of senators is asking whether the company will take back bonuses from managers who might have benefited from the scandal.
More than 5,000 Wells Fargo employees have been fired as a result of the company's fake accounts scandal.
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Is the economy ready for an interest rate hike?

Sep 20, 2016
Interest rates, FedEx's push to improve business, and the debate over wisdom teeth removal.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about an appearance by Wells Fargo’s CEO in front of the Senate Banking Committee amid news that employees opened accounts and issued credit cards without customers’ permission; whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its upcoming meeting; and the expansion of the German supermarket chain Lidl. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC