Feb 24, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, February 24, 2016

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Airing on Wednesday, February 24, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about oil prices sliding this morning; an update rollout for the NYSE; and we'll talk with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on how his department plans…

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U.S. and Mexico get down to business

Feb 23, 2016
U.S. and Mexican officials are in Mexico City to discuss growth and jobs.

A Promise Zone designation brings economic change

Feb 24, 2016
In South Carolina, a 6-county region gets priority for federal grants and loans.
An abandoned rest stop in rural South Carolina.
Caitlin Esch

Fighting poverty and opiate addiction in rural communities

Feb 24, 2016
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on battling poverty, and all that comes with it.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on battling poverty, and all that comes with it.
NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

The NYSE's high-stakes software upgrade

Feb 24, 2016
The venerable exchange wants to retake the technological lead from competitors.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Nike's Phil Knight funds scholarships at Stanford

Feb 24, 2016
Scholarships at Stanford, U.S.-Mexico economic talks, and the state of South Carolina.

Airing on Wednesday, February 24, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about oil prices sliding this morning; an update rollout for the NYSE; and we’ll talk with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on how his department plans to address drug abuse, depression and child poverty in rural areas of America.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC