Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

U.S. oil falls into a bear market, so what’s denting prices?

November 09, 2018

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… U.S. crude oil prices have fallen 20 percent from their recent high, and the global benchmark isn’t far behind. So, what’s weighing on global prices? Then: Greece’s merchant shipping fleet, one of the world’s biggest by tonnage, is likely to feel the pain of sanctions on Iran’s oil. Plus, just more than half of the world’s population is estimated to be without Internet access, and the so-called digital divide is at the top of the agenda at a global web summit in Portugal. Today's show is sponsored by Forex and American Express.(11/09/2018)

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.