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Marketplace for Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Oct 18, 2016

Marketplace for Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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Democratic Vice Presidential candidate  Tim Kaine was in Detroit today talking about poverty. We got him on the phone to ask what makes a good job, how the Clinton administration would bring back disenfranchised voters and whether his parents could have made it in this economy. Plus, more from our economic anxiety survey and this year's down-ballot races.

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Tim Kaine: Still a long way to go on jobs

Oct 18, 2016
Kai Ryssdal speaks with the Democratic nominee for Vice President.
Democratic vice presidential nominee U.S. Sen Tim Kaine speaks during a campaign rally with democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at K'Nex, a toy company in Hatfield, Pennsylvania.

 
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Survey says: we're afraid

Oct 18, 2016
In our latest poll, we look at why people are afraid this election.
Almost 80% of people in the Marketplace-Edison Research economic poll stated that they are "afraid" of what might happen to their financial situation following this presidential election,
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Why would a big bank help startups win its customers?

Oct 18, 2016
At Chase, a program aims to back startups creating banking services for the poor.
A Bee salesperson signs up a new customer in Harlem
Mark Garrison / Marketplace

Liberating Mosul from ISIS is just a first step

Oct 18, 2016
The economic stakes are high for Iraq and ISIS as they fight over Mosul.
Smoke billows as Iraqi forces hold a position in the area of al-Shurah, some 45 kms south of Mosul, while advancing towards the city to retake it from the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists. Some 30,000 federal forces are leading the offensive, backed by air and ground support from a 60-nation US-led coalition, in what is expected to be a long and difficult assault on IS's last major Iraqi stronghold. 
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Data shows drug prices spiked seven percent last year

Oct 18, 2016
While consumer spending grew 1.5 percent last year, drug prices rose dramatically.
JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images

America loves candy corn, apparently

Oct 18, 2016
There's no accounting for taste.
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Unions bet big on the Senate

Oct 18, 2016
A chamber lead by Dems seen as friendlier to labor.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO's Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

 
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Democratic Vice Presidential candidate  Tim Kaine was in Detroit today talking about poverty. We got him on the phone to ask what makes a good job, how the Clinton administration would bring back disenfranchised voters and whether his parents could have made it in this economy. Plus, more from our economic anxiety survey and this year’s down-ballot races.

Music from the episode

Frontin' (feat. Jay-Z) - Club Mix Pharrell Williams, JAY Z
Falling - Duke Dumont Remix HAIM, Duke Dumont
Pure Pain Kurt Vile