Oct 25, 2016

Marketplace for Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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Two things that are about to get more expensive: World Series tickets and Obamacare premiums, but there's a little more to it than that. Plus: another installment of our election series "How the Deck is Stacked," looking at the immigrants employed by agriculture and tech in Washington state.

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How America's immigrants work, in 5 charts and maps

Oct 25, 2016
What regions and industries rely the most on foreign-born workers?
Migrant workers in Central Washington.
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Calais refugees set sights on UK rather than France, for economic reasons

Oct 25, 2016
Unemployment in the U.K. is lower than in France, and many of those in Calais also speak some English already.
Migrants leave with their luggage at the Jungle migrant camp in Calais, France. Migrants are leaving the Jungle migrant and refugee camp by coach for a second day as French authorities clear the camp of an estimated 7000 people ahead of its demolition. 
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Renewable energy capacity tops coal

Oct 25, 2016
Renewable energy just overtook coal as the world’s largest source of electricity capacity, but the U.S. still lags. Why is that, and what will it take to bring the U.S. into line with the rest of the world? CORRECTION (Oct. 27, 2016): This story’s headline was updated to reflect that renewable energy is the largest source […]
 

 
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Cashing in on an unlikely World Series match-up

Oct 25, 2016
Game 1 of the World Series is on Tuesday in Cleveland. It’s drawing even more national attention than usual, because the battle is between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians — two teams that haven’t won a World Series decades.  Who will cash in on the much hyped event? Tony Wagner/Marketplace Correction (Oct. 26, […]
A vendor sells Chicago Cubs merchandise near Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs will face off against the Cleveland Indians in the World Series beginning tomorrow. This will be the Cubs first trip to the series since 1945. 

 
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Getting into the weeds: the factors that contributed to health exchange premium hikes

Oct 25, 2016
Obamacare has had a rough time of it. How'd we get here?
Alberto Abin walks out of the UniVista Insurance company office after shopping for a health plan under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, in Miami, Florida.

 
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CEO of Morgan Stanley James P. Gorman makes the opening remarks prior to a conversation with the current Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, former Federal Reserve Chairs Ben Bernanke, Paul A. Volcker and Alan Greenspan at the International House in New York City. 
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Two things that are about to get more expensive: World Series tickets and Obamacare premiums, but there’s a little more to it than that. Plus: another installment of our election series “How the Deck is Stacked,” looking at the immigrants employed by agriculture and tech in Washington state.

Music from the episode

Walking On A Dream Empire of the Sun
Hella Good No Doubt
Hey Ya! OutKast
Birds Coldplay
Seven Nation Army The White Stripes