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

1-7-14 Mid-day Update - A bad time for the bee business

Made in the USA fossil fuels alter the country's trade status. The American Beekeeping Federation and the American Honey Producers Association both start their annual meetings. And, Provo and Salt Lake City are home to a cluster of tech start-up companies, thanks to the culture and geography of Utah.

1-6-14 Mid-day Update - Yellen expected to be confirmed today

Janet Yellen is expected to be confirmed as the chair of the Federal Reserve today. Expect unemployment to drop -- but not because people are heading back to work. And, Delta Air Lines will take its final DC-9 to the skies today, punctuating a most unlikely and colorful span of airliner history.

1-3-14 Mid-day Update - Cheerios to go GMO-free

A look at what happened on the first trading day of the new year. Soon, you will be able to buy a box of Cheerios that is GMO-free. And, which country gets most of its energy from renewable resources?

With the budget fight resolved, Congress should have plenty of time to deal with other issues next week. And Google tries to make CAPTCHA easier to figure out.

PODCAST: How safe are bonds?

Stocks were on a roll this year. Does it follow that it's time to turn to bonds? Also, on Jan. 1, the Freedom from Drone Surveillance Act goes into effect in Illinois.