“Marketplace Morning Report,” hosted by David Brancaccio, is the business news you need to know to start your day. “Marketplace Morning Report” gets you up to speed on what you missed when you were sleeping, kicking off each weekday with a global business update from the BBC World Service in London.
06-12-15 - Morning Report - The blue bird's blues
Airing on Friday, June 12, 2015: With Twitter's CEO out, we'll take a look at the state of the blue bird, and where the company may have gone wrong. And we talk about whether the European financial system is prepared for the possibility of a Greece default. Next: the University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment report is out Friday It’s expected to be up modestly. Small business confidence is up as well according to earlier survey data from NFIB. A look at what the report says and why U.S. consumers seem so upbeat. Plus, in June, Brits celebrate the 800th anniversary of King John signing Magna Carta with mead, jousting, archery and banquets. The festivities are clearly designed as a tourist attraction, and lots of American visitors are expected. We cover the preparations and the American contribution.