“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.
Airing on Monday, June 29, 2015: With banks shut down in Greece until July 6th, we'll check in with Marketplace's Stephen Beard for an update on the ongoing debt crisis. We'll also talk about what a shutdown of banks looks like for Greek citizens and the implications of the country possibly exiting the eurozone. Plus, an international regulator of banks says world financial authorities may have run out of tools to fight the next financial crisis. More on that. We'll also talk about a new study by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime that says Afghanistan is producing record amounts of opium, and the U.S. has been flooded with cheap heroin. We look at the economic reasons for opium cultivation there and what the U.S. is doing to address the problem.…read more