Dec 14, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about how an interest rate hike would affect emerging markets; check in to see how Trump is doing on his promise to "drain the swamp"; and look at Zara's efforts to become environmentally conscious.

Segments From this episode

Dayton has welcomed immigrants, but many are now in limbo

Dec 14, 2016
The city has a program called "Welcome Dayton" that encourages immigrants to settle down there.
A view of Dayton, Ohio.
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Is Donald Trump 'draining the swamp'?

Dec 14, 2016
We checked in with one nonpartisan organization.
President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the "USA Thank You Tour 2016" at the Wisconsin State Fair Exposition Center on Tuesday.
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Fast fashion has a new trend

Dec 14, 2016
Customers want green — and not just the color.
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China moves toward ban on all ivory trading

Dec 14, 2016
The government of China says it will soon announce a timetable to close down its domestic ivory industry. China has long been the site of the world’s largest market for both legal and illegal ivory. Conservationists say a total ban…
Ivory items are shown to the media before being destroyed in Beijing on May 29, 2015.
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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 earlier this year.
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Fixating on those interest rates

Dec 14, 2016
The future of interest rates and Trump's stance on immigration.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about how an interest rate hike would affect emerging markets; check in to see how Trump is doing on his promise to “drain the swamp”; and look at Zara’s efforts to become environmentally conscious.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC