“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.
China is cutting tariffs on U.S. goods. The cost of pensions is going up in California. Plus, as part of our “Econ Extra Credit” series, a look at what caused the economic explosion of the 19th century. Hint: it wasn’t capitalism.