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Jul 5, 2016

Marketplace for Tuesday, July 5, 2016

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The Bank of England is lowering capital requirements for banks to make more money available for businesses and households; Marketplace's Mark Garrison checks in with Main Street to see what issues are important to small businesses as the campaign unfolds; and the fight over whether or not private clinics should have access to Zika money.

Segments From this episode

Is Amazon getting rid of list prices?

Jul 5, 2016
Online retailers are experimenting with losing list prices to see what motivates consumers.
More than half the products sold on Amazon come from smaller companies.
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The NBA scores big bucks for their players

Jul 5, 2016
A new salary cap for NBA players skyrockets to over $94 million.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are just two of the many pro players raking it in under the new salary cap.
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What small business wants from the next president

Jul 5, 2016
It's a community with diverse politics. But on some issues, there's agreement.
President Barack Obama buys ice cream for his daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) at Pleasant Pops during Small Business Saturday on November 28, 2015, in Washington, DC.
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After Brexit, UK gives banks a break

Jul 5, 2016
The Bank of England brought some much needed relief
Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney, reacts during the Bank of England Financial Stability Report press conference, at the central bank in central London on July 5, 2016. The Bank of England on Tuesday relaxed commercial banks' capital requirements to boost lending to businesses and households.
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Explosion heat up concerns over gas pipelines

Jul 5, 2016
A recent Pennsylvania gas explosion has raised questions about safety
Investigators on the scene of an April 29, 2016 Pipeline Explosion that badly burned a 26-year-old man in Salem Township, Pennsylvania.
REID R. FRAZIER

Zika is moving fast. But Congress? Not so much.

Jul 5, 2016
How funding to fight Zika got tangled in the debate over contraception and Planned Parenthood
Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

Warner Brothers wants you to go see Tarzan and get ripped, too

Jul 5, 2016
No guarantee that you'll end up looking like Alexander Skarsgard.
#TarzanChallenge.
Photo by Jonathan Olley - © 2014 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

The Bank of England is lowering capital requirements for banks to make more money available for businesses and households; Marketplace’s Mark Garrison checks in with Main Street to see what issues are important to small businesses as the campaign unfolds; and the fight over whether or not private clinics should have access to Zika money.

Music from the episode

The World Ender Lord Huron
Dangerous (feat. Joywave) Big Data, Joywave
John Doe Shade Sheist, DJ Quick, Hi-C, AMG, Swift
Kick, Push Lupe Fiasco