Marketplace Morning Report

Start your day with an up-to-the-minute report on the world of business and finance with host David Brancaccio.

Recent Episodes

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, August 26, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about why some want the Fed to change the way it operates; the role of private philanthropy in public education; and the fall opening of Prince's estate, Paisley Park.

What differentiates Trump supporters economically?

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is making the economy a central issue this election season, as so many before him. His chief economic beef? Bad trade deals. The polling firm Gallup has released a massive study of Trump supporters, aiming to better understand, through income and employment data, why trade has become so unpopular among them.

Jonathan Rothwell, senior economist at Gallup and author of the study, speaks to Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio about his findings.

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 25, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the news that Orlando hospitals have decided not to bill victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub back in June; look at the potential for an interest rate hike; and interview a Gallup economist about who tends to support Republican Donald Trump for president. 

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about about a ruling that will allow graduate students from private universities to unionize; how the Port of Los Angeles handles big ships; and a push from Britain's Labour Party for the government to take back railways from the private sector.

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, August 23, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the effect of Louisiana's floods on the state's school systems; a Chinese company's $20 million purchase for the rights to stream the movie "Warcraft"; and the United States' voting scheduling compared to other countries.