Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Jan 6, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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Airing on Wednesday, January 6, 2016: The relationship between Obamacare and employment hours; the Federal Reserve's December minutes; and the ways consumers handle financial emergencies. 

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How consumers deal with financial emergencies

Jan 6, 2016
A new study from Bankrate.com reveals how consumers face unexpected emergencies.

The push for self-driving

Jan 6, 2016
Nuclear weapons, new medical devices, and driverless cars.

The effect of Obamacare on employment

Jan 6, 2016
Claims have floated around that Obamacare would lead to employers reducing workers' hours.

A breathless wait for the Fed minutes

Jan 6, 2016
The Federal Reserve releases the minutes from its December meeting.

China pushing propaganda through hip-hop

Jan 6, 2016
Also known as rapaganda.

Airing on Wednesday, January 6, 2016: The relationship between Obamacare and employment hours; the Federal Reserve’s December minutes; and the ways consumers handle financial emergencies. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC