Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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 financial aid can increase a student's likelihood of dropping out. 

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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. the Southeast) and so they depend on pipelines; others have barely enough refineries for their […]
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.
Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

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