Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Oct 14, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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Airing on Wednesday, October 14, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about lower than expected inflation in China; how cheap oil has fueled Delta's earnings; and keeping it social with Congress.

*Correction: Our newscast misstated the name of the website that sells bumper stickers geared toward disgruntled VW car owners. It is vwsham.com. 

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Netflix sign-ups a sign of things to come

Oct 14, 2015
The streaming service reports third-quarter earnings and subscriptions will be key.

Software and social media to grab Congress' attention

Oct 14, 2015
Digital comments can quickly 'move the needle' for members of Congress.
James Pollack, legislative correspondent for Congresswoman Jackie Speier, uses a software program to sort through the emails from constituents, and says the office gets back to each contact in about two weeks. 
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U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgage an 'outlier'

Oct 14, 2015
In other developed economies, the stable, fixed-rate mortgage is nowhere to be found.

Delta profits on cheap fuel, but faces other costs

Oct 14, 2015
The drop in oil prices has made jet fuel only the airline's second-largest cost.

Netflix goes to the movies

Oct 14, 2015
The latest economic indicators; Netflix's move into films; and fixed-rate mortgages.

Jarden Corp. goes back to high school

Oct 14, 2015
The company hopes to add high school yearbooks and class rings to its portfolio.

Airing on Wednesday, October 14, 2015: On today’s show, we’ll talk about lower than expected inflation in China; how cheap oil has fueled Delta’s earnings; and keeping it social with Congress.

*Correction: Our newscast misstated the name of the website that sells bumper stickers geared toward disgruntled VW car owners. It is vwsham.com. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC