“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 Friday, May 22, 2015: The UK wants to rethink the relationship with the European Union. More on that. Plus, in the wake of the Ebola outbreak in Africa, a new plan has emerged to guard against future problems: re-insurance to help protect governments and insurance companies against the costs of epidemics. A San Francisco firm announced $30 million in funding for the idea this week. We explain the concept and investigate whether there’s a market. Next: Many of the jobs created by Baltimore’s Empowerment Zones disappeared when the recession hit and when industry changed. But there are small, shining examples of success. More on that in today's show.…read more