Jun 29, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about Wednesday's European Union meeting in Brussels; the latest results from our economic anxiety poll, which reveal that 71 percent of Americans think the economy is rigged; and the possibility of an English-less European Union. 

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Why Americans feel the economy is rigged

Jun 29, 2016
A majority of respondents to our recent poll said the economy was rigged.
A majority of Americans think the economy is rigged, according to our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.
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If Great Britain goes, so could the English language

Jun 29, 2016
The head of the European Parliament’s Constitutional Affairs Committee is now warning that English as an official language could be eliminated with Brexit.
Shakespeare's First Folio, a collection of some of his plays dating from 1623.
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Obama's last ride as part of the Three Amigos

Jun 29, 2016
It's not a film remake. It's the annual summit of the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
U.S. President Barack Obama leaves with then-Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) and then-Mexican President Felipe Calderon after a joint news conference in the White House following the North American Leaders Summit (NALS) back in 2012.
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European Union leaders trying to discourage euroskeptics

Jun 29, 2016
The EU is meeting on Wednesday — without Prime Minister David Cameron in attendance.

U.S. slips in 2016 Social Progress Index

Jun 29, 2016
The U.S. falls to 19th place, underperforming other major industrial countries on health, education, personal safety and the environment.
Homeless tents line a field in Sacramento, California.
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Stock market up for second day in a row

Jun 29, 2016
An EU meeting, a stock market uptick, and the Three Amigos.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about Wednesday’s European Union meeting in Brussels; the latest results from our economic anxiety poll, which reveal that 71 percent of Americans think the economy is rigged; and the possibility of an English-less European Union. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC