Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

'Furloughed' or 'unemployed'?

January 31, 2019

The January jobs numbers are due Friday morning. How will they reflect all those federal workers who were told to stay home during the partial government shutdown? What does the Fed easing on raising interest rates mean moving forward? Plus, we hear from one federal contract worker who talks about how she is dealing with not getting the shutdown back-pay afforded to others. Today's show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington College of BusinessWasabi Hot Cloud Storage and Indeed.

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.