Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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On today's show, we'll talk about expectations for the latest Fed minutes; the risks associated with natural gas production; and why there's a black market for maple syrup.
Segments From this episode
How the poor are ending up stuck in modern-day debtors' prisons
VICE's new two-part documentary series examines the issue.
Maple syrup's rise in the black market
Yes, this is really happening.
What to expect from the release of last month's Fed minutes
July's Fed minutes, Wal-Mart's online struggles, and modern-day debtors' prisons.
Natural gas leaks make natural gas dirtier
Study of a methane plume over Southwest tracks back to natural gas fields.
Wal-Mart tries to compete in changing retail world
The giant retailer already bolstered workers' wages. Now, it must boost online sales.
Why many Louisiana homeowners lack flood insurance
Most Louisiana homeowners aren't covered.
On today’s show, we’ll talk about expectations for the latest Fed minutes; the risks associated with natural gas production; and why there’s a black market for maple syrup.