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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday January 7, 2015
Jan 7, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday January 7, 2015

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Airing on Wednesday January 7, 2015: First up on today's show, new data from the European Union shows consumer prices in the eurozone were down in December, which could mean consumers and companies postpone investments. More on that. Plus, President Obama is in Michigan boasting about saving auto worker jobs. But what is the cost of saving factory jobs by accepting lower wages? And from the floor of the 2015 consumer electronics show, we talk to reporter Nova Safo about the future of connected cars. 

Segments From this episode

Consumer bureau may go after payday loans

Jan 7, 2015
Reform could be coming to payday loan industry in the form of federal regulations.

Cost of saving factory jobs via lower wages

Jan 7, 2015
Employment in auto industry's at pre-recession levels but jobs aren't same quality.

Restaurants shell out for high-priced scallops

Jan 7, 2015
Catch limits and a short season are driving up the the price of Maine scallops.

The age of the community banker

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Jan 7, 2015
Why the President appointed a local banker to the Fed.

PODCAST: Expensive scallops

Jan 7, 2015
Community bankers in the fed, payday loan regulations, and expensive Maine scallops.

Airing on Wednesday January 7, 2015: First up on today’s show, new data from the European Union shows consumer prices in the eurozone were down in December, which could mean consumers and companies postpone investments. More on that. Plus, President Obama is in Michigan boasting about saving auto worker jobs. But what is the cost of saving factory jobs by accepting lower wages? And from the floor of the 2015 consumer electronics show, we talk to reporter Nova Safo about the future of connected cars. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC