“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.
02-24-2015- Morning Report- Bigger Players Join U.S. Refinery Strike
Airing on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015: First up, more on the banks being accused of rigged the market for precious metals. Plus, talks are expected to resume this week between unions and oil company representatives in the largest U.S. refinery strike in decades. The strike expanded this past weekend when other refineries including Motiva Enterprises, the largest refinery in the nation, joined the strike. Is a deal imminent and how is the slowdown affecting gas prices? And we've been reporting on the ways a few of these institutions are introducing technology to try to improve education these kids. Today, we hear the story of Shawnee, a 14-year-old, at the Wyoming Girls School in Sheridan Wyoming. Like Shawnee, most of the girls at the school have been sentenced for non-violent offenses like drug possession and parole violations. …read more