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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, May 6, 2015
May 6, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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Airing on Wednesday, May 6, 2015: The price of oil continues to rise, but for how long? This morning we check on the latest in the global energy market. Next, the for-profit prison industry is adjusting as the number of U.S. inmates is falling. Finally, British voters will take part in the tightest national election for decades this week. We explore how Scotland could hold the balance of power in tomorrow's election. 

Segments From this episode

The green movement heads underground

May 6, 2015
Enter environmentally friendly burials.
Sean Gallup/ Getty Image

For-profit prison companies adjust to new era

May 6, 2015
The U.S. is sending fewer people to prison, but profits still come in.

"The flash crash" five years later

May 6, 2015
Has the financial sector learned?

Disney vs movie theaters in the next box office fight

May 6, 2015
Exploring the relationship between studios and theater owners.

PODCAST: The battle of movie studios and theater owners

May 6, 2015
Oil prices fluctuate, Hollywood banks, and burial goes "green"

Airing on Wednesday, May 6, 2015: The price of oil continues to rise, but for how long? This morning we check on the latest in the global energy market. Next, the for-profit prison industry is adjusting as the number of U.S. inmates is falling. Finally, British voters will take part in the tightest national election for decades this week. We explore how Scotland could hold the balance of power in tomorrow’s election. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC