Mar 16, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 16, 2016

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Airing on Wednesday, March 16, 2016: On today's show, we'll talk about attitudes toward free trade agreements from those surveyed in our Marketplace poll on economic anxiety; free MBAs; and the London Stock Exchange's merger with Germany's Deutsche Börse.

Segments From this episode

Interest rate hike looking unlikely — for now

Mar 16, 2016
Whether inflation is growing helps determine the Federal Reserve's decisions on raising interest rates.
The Federal Reserve is set to make an interest-rate announcement later Wednesday. 
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What is a free MBA worth in the marketplace?

Mar 16, 2016
A new plan to make business school affordable will test the waters.
A University of the People student studies at a computer center in Haiti. 
University of the People via Wikimedia Commons

Uncertainty about free trade

Mar 16, 2016
The misery index, findings from our economic anxiety poll, and a financial merger.

How Americans feel about free-trade agreements

Mar 16, 2016
Our Marketplace poll on economic anxiety reveals uncertain attitudes toward free-trade agreements.
President Obama speaks during a meeting with leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on November 10, 2014. 
MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Airing on Wednesday, March 16, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about attitudes toward free trade agreements from those surveyed in our Marketplace poll on economic anxiety; free MBAs; and the London Stock Exchange’s merger with Germany’s Deutsche Börse.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC