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In less than 10 minutes, we’ll get you up to speed on all the news you missed overnight. Throughout the morning, Marketplace’s David Brancaccio will bring you the latest business and economic stories you need to know to start your day. And before U.S. markets open, you’ll get a global markets update from the BBC World Service in London. 

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In less than 10 minutes, we’ll get you up to speed on all the news you missed overnight. Throughout the morning, Marketplace’s David Brancaccio will bring you the latest business and economic stories you need to know to start your day. And before U.S. markets open, you’ll get a global markets update from the BBC World Service in London. 

    Shift in abortion laws could lead to a shift in the tech talent pool for some states

    Shift in abortion laws could lead to a shift in the tech talent pool for some states

    The ruling on Roe v. Wade could have a big effect on tech business located in states where abortion could become banned, especially when it comes to drawing tech talent to those states. We look into how gas prices could force a lot of drivers for ride-hailing services to re-evaluate the worth of having that side hustle. Christopher Low joins us to discuss the markets.

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    Let’s get weird about work-life balance with the creator of “Severance”

    Let’s get weird about work-life balance with the creator of “Severance”

    We speak with Dan Erickson, the creator, showrunner and head writer of the Apple TV+ show “Severance,” where a group of workers at a mysterious corporate monolith have elected to undergo a surgical procedure that splits their personalities in two: a work version and home version. The nation’s biggest banks have passed the Federal Reserve’s annual stress test, meant to ensure that banks can keep lending to consumers and businesses even during a severe recession.

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    Europe “must try harder” on natural gas, says German chancellor

    Europe “must try harder” on natural gas, says German chancellor

    From the BBC World Service: EU leaders gather for a summit in Brussels, as concerns grow over the bloc’s reserves of natural gas. Toyota is recalling 2,700 of its new all-electric cars because there’s a risk the wheels might fall off. And one hospital in South Africa is a hotbed of innovation, where surgical robots and AI diagnosis helps improve outcomes and lower costs.



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    Is a gas tax holiday even worth it?

    Is a gas tax holiday even worth it?

    President Biden’s call for a suspension of the gas tax holiday probably sounds like an awesome way to ease the pain of high gas prices, but it might not be as productive as it sounds. In fact, it could make some things worse. The Food and Drug Administration is poised to ban Juul e-cigarettes from store shelves. Dr. Trevon Logan of The Ohio State University joins us to discuss some history behind the Fed’s interest rate raises.

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    Inflation and recession loom over Fed Chair Powell’s trip to Congress

    Inflation and recession loom over Fed Chair Powell’s trip to Congress

    Fed Chair Jerome Powell told the Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday that recession is possible, and he’s expected to testify before the House Financial Services Committee today as part of his twice-a-year report to Congress on monetary policy. The Oscar-nominated documentary “Ascension” examines the concept of the Chinese dream through the lens of several people woven into its shifting economy. China correspondent Jennifer Pak discusses how Chinese society is actively manifesting that dream.

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    Sanctions complicate aid for Afghanistan after deadly earthquake

    Sanctions complicate aid for Afghanistan after deadly earthquake

    From the BBC World Service: The Taliban government in Afghanistan is appealing for more international support as the country struggles to cope with yesterday’s devastating earthquake. The European Union is expected to approve Ukraine as a candidate for membership of the bloc. And French President Emmanuel Macron has lost his majority in parliament, so what next for his economic agenda?

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