Oct 18, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about investor concerns over this year's election season; strong earnings for the big banks this past quarter; how European cities are trying to lure other British businesses in the aftermath of Brexit; and the possibility…

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European cities already working to woo British firms

Oct 19, 2016
"Tired of the fog? Try the frogs!" reads one slogan. Surely y'all can do better.
Le Département des Hauts-de-Seine et Defacto

The big banks post a surprisingly strong quarter

Oct 19, 2016
Interest rates haven't risen and regulations haven't eased. So what's up?
A view of Goldman Sachs' Manhattan headquarters.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The election is giving investors heartburn

Oct 19, 2016
With uncertainty comes anxiety. Here's what financial experts advise.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at the second presidential debate on Oct. 9.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Gap years: just for the rich?

Oct 19, 2016
Taking time off between high school and college is becoming increasingly popular.
A view of Harvard University.
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Jim Beam employees say high bourbon demand has them overworked

Oct 19, 2016
Earnings season, a Jim Beam strike, and gap years.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about investor concerns over this year’s election season; strong earnings for the big banks this past quarter; how European cities are trying to lure other British businesses in the aftermath of Brexit; and the possibility that Japan may require the makers of Pokemon Go to secure Pokecoins with real money. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC