Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Jun 8, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, June 8, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about a Pew Research Center survey that finds Euroskepticism  — opposition to the European Union — is on the rise across Europe; new World Bank research that shows a majority of emerging and developing economies aren't catching up with richer countries; and a $500 million parcel tax measure in the San Francisco Bay Area that will help restore marshes and wetlands.

Segments From this episode

San Francisco homeless shelter inspires copycats

Jun 8, 2016
The city is gathering data to showcase the success of its new program.
The Navigation Center in San Francisco.
Sam Harnett

Why nuclear plants are having trouble making money

Jun 8, 2016
With natural gas so cheap, these expensive operations aren't competitive.
A view of the Palo Verde Nuclear generating plant in Phoenix, Arizona.
Jeff Topping/Getty Images

Cotton subsidies may help growers finance their season

Jun 8, 2016
A USDA aid program will offer $300 million in assistance to cotton farmers.
Cotton producers in the U.S. have had a rough time these past few years.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

A look at the European Central Bank's corporate-bond buying program

Jun 8, 2016
An ECB stimulus program, a loss in profits for nuclear power plants, and a homeless shelter program that helps those in need find housing.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about a Pew Research Center survey that finds Euroskepticism  — opposition to the European Union — is on the rise across Europe; new World Bank research that shows a majority of emerging and developing economies aren’t catching up with richer countries; and a $500 million parcel tax measure in the San Francisco Bay Area that will help restore marshes and wetlands.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC