Nov 2, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about what today's Fed meeting can tell us about the economy; why foreign investors have pulled billions of dollars out of American stocks; and a new report that shows even losing a small amount of…

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A refinery gap makes Southeast dependent on gasoline pipeline

Nov 2, 2016
Pipelines like the one that shut down in Alabama are a weak link in the distribution of fuel, but that’s because the real chokepoint is the production of gasoline at refineries. Some parts of the country have no refineries (i.e.…
A crude oil refinery in Krotz Springs, Louisiana.
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How some hospitals are replacing pricy EpiPens with a $10 version

Nov 2, 2016
A health care system in Utah has designed a DIY kit to cut costs.
The EpiPen is giving way to EpiKits.
Libby Mitchell

Foreign investors have pulled billions out of American stocks

Nov 2, 2016
A look at the relationship between the markets and this year's presidential election.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on stage during the second presidential debate. 
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A jump in the number of air travelers expected this Thanksgiving

Nov 2, 2016
How the markets are doing as the end of the presidential election draws near, America's refineries, and a cheaper alternative of the EpiPen.

Students who lose financial aid are more likely to drop out, study says

Nov 2, 2016
For top performing college students, between $1,000 to $1,500 can have an impact.
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On today’s show, we’ll talk about what today’s Fed meeting can tell us about the economy; why foreign investors have pulled billions of dollars out of American stocks; and a new report that shows even losing a small amount of financial aid can increase a student’s likelihood of dropping out. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC