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

03/02/17: Trump vs. California

We'll explore Snapchat's plans to go public today, a move that could prompt other tech companies to have IPOs. Also on today's show: a look at how much a border-adjustment tax would cost consumers, and the cost of California's pushback against Trump.

03/01/17: An economic recap of Trump's first address to Congress

In his first address to Congress, Trump talked about infrastructure and tax reform. We're here to recap the economic highlights from his speech. Next, we'll look at the important items that Warren Buffett decided to leave out of his annual letter to shareholders, and then talk about why Uber's CEO wants to change his image. 

02/28/17: Marijuana's push into the mainstream

The White House has released a budget outline that calls for a $54 billion increase in defense spending. We'll explore what's on the Pentagon's wish list and whether Congress is likely to approve it. Afterwards, we'll take a look at one marijuana lab that's found an innovative financing mechanism.

02/27/17: And best picture goes to 'Moonlight'

During last night's Oscars telecast, the award for best picture mistakenly went to "La La Land" at first instead of "Moonlight." We'll take a look at who exactly tallies up all the votes. Next, we'll discuss a fund that will compensate overseas victims of terror attacks, and then explore how some baby boomers are starting to retrain so they can gain in-demand skills.

02/24/2017: Political activism in Hollywood

We'll explore why Chinese President Xi Jinping has plans to move new people into power on his economic team. Afterwards, a look at why stock car racing is struggling and how celebrities choose the political causes they're involved in.

02/23/17: A state of crisis

Members of Trump's cabinet are in Mexico for talks, but can they smooth over a tense relationship between the country and the U.S.? We'll look at what's at stake during the visit. Afterwards, we'll dive into how Brexit will affect banking and then explore the job losses that southern Illinois coal towns are experiencing.