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.
Crypto issues have the SEC asking around
The Securities and Exchange Commission is asking publicly traded companies about any impacts from their exposure to cryptocurrency. We look into the possible impact of California’s Senate Bill 731, which expands the number of people who can have their criminal records sealed.
Robinhood gets into … retirement?
That’s right, the platform that’s popular among younger investors is exploring the world of retirement planning. Inflation has led to a boost for packaged foods. The BBC reports on the development of a next-generation fighter jet.
A “Big Bang” to reignite London’s banking sector
From the BBC World Service: The U.K. government has announced one of the biggest financial shake-ups in more than 30 years – we look at what it means for global banking. We have the latest on the trial of the collapsed payment company Wirecard, the biggest fraud case in German financial history. Plus, we find out who will be joining Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa on his SpaceX flight to the moon.
What China’s new direction on COVID looks like at ground level
The Chinese government has rolled back many of its toughest anti-COVID restrictions following protests and potential damage to the economy. What happens now? Jennifer Pak updates us from Shanghai. The BBC reports on new currency bearing the visage of King Charles III making the rounds. The BBC also has more on the E.U. attempt to tackle bias in a variety of algorithms.
Profits expected to swoop in for airlines
Because of the pandemic, there’s going to be a shift as to the sources of those profits, according to the International Air Transport Association. Elsewhere, we check in on China, which is in the midst of easing its zero-COVID restrictions. Then, a report notes how coal could be replaced as the world’s top bringer of electricity.
Peru’s presidential crisis
From the BBC World Service: After the ousting of Peru’s president, we look at what change at the top means for the economy. Plus, why has the U.K. given the go-ahead to its first coal mine in 30 years? And, how significant will Harry and Meghan’s Netflix series be for the streaming service?
A necessary beacon the offers an independent view based on empirical data and not politicized rhetoric.
For the new host, I am open to listening, but he needs practicing interviewing. Really is ruining the listening experience.
Please listen better to the guests, stop interrupting them and ask questions that are more pertinent to what they respond from previous questions.
Long time listener and career media producer. Will change/update review if I hear improvements.
Too many ads
Every Podcast nowadays is loaded with advertising, totally irrelevant to the show. Enough! Unsubscribing. Sayonara!