Sep 7, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 7, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the planned unveiling of Apple's new iPhone 7; look at why ITT Technical Institute is shutting down all of its campuses; and interview Oscar Munoz, the CEO of United Airlines, about challenges the company…

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Where there's a whale, there's a way

Sep 7, 2016
PayPal's partnership with MasterCard, the link between the JOLTS report and how people feel about the economy, and the push for more beluga whales.

Are we getting bored with phone upgrades?

Sep 7, 2016
Apple's iPhone 7 is being released. Will its new features receive a mighty "meh"?


New models of the iPhone 6s are seen displayed during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California last September.
Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

United's CEO on making flying less horrible

Sep 7, 2016
Oscar Munoz explains how it all starts with shared purpose.
A United Airlines plane sits on the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Southwest Airlines revives 'Wanna Get Away' campaign

Sep 7, 2016
Southwest is trying to bring attention to its low fares by bringing back an old slogan.
An old Southwest campaign is making a comeback.
Courtesy Southwest Airlines.

Importing a beluga whale? There's a form for that

Sep 7, 2016
Bringing in beluga whales to the US to boost the small number in captivity isn't easy.
Visitors gather at the Georgia Aquarium's beluga tank. Some pull out phones for pictures, others reach out to the glass as if they can touch the whales as they slip by. 
Sam Whitehead

PayPal deal with MasterCard a step toward mobile payment ubiquity

Sep 7, 2016
The online payment service and its would-be competitors are working out the kinks.
It'll now be easier to link PayPal payments to a MasterCard account.
Håkan Dahlström/Flickr

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the planned unveiling of Apple’s new iPhone 7; look at why ITT Technical Institute is shutting down all of its campuses; and interview Oscar Munoz, the CEO of United Airlines, about challenges the company faces. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC