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

Recent Episodes

Codebreaker - Is It Evil? Ep 1: Email

Codebreaker is a new podcast that dares to ask – and answer – the fundamental questions about technology that consume us every day. In season one, we’re starting with three deceptively simple words: Is it evil? In each episode, host Ben Johnson will apply this question to a different technology.

Codebreaker isn't just the name of our podcast, it's also a way to listen. Each episode contains a hint to to help you immediately unlock the next installment and ultimately the entire season. Think you've cracked a code? Head over to and enter it. If decoding isn't your thing, listen along with your favorite audio app, as we publish a new episode every Wednesday.

11-11-15 - Morning Report - Please (don't) tip

Airing on Wednesday, November 11, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about new legal troubles for fantasy sports; budgetary pressure to improve care for a fraction of the sickest patients; and a growing trend of restaurants eliminating tipping, which has some servers wondering if it will hurt their wages in the long run.

11-10-15 -Morning Report - The art of supply and demand

Airing on Tuesday, November 10, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about Bank of America's concerns over privacy; big companies rushing to take advantage of cheap money before a potential interest hike in December; and a strange dynamic in the way supply of art translate to its price.

11-06-15 - Morning Report - Where there's smoke

Airing on Monday, November 9, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about bonuses at work; why cigarette sales are on the rise; and we have the story of a case worker who helps refugees settle in to their new lives.

11-06-15 - Morning Report - What did Exxon Mobil know?

Airing on Friday, November 6, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about if Exxon Mobil knew about the risk of global warming; and we'll talk more about the U.S. Department of Labor deciding to shift its stance from disapproving to approving for private industry pension plans when it comes to environmental, social and governance investing

11-05-15 - Morning Report - A possible turkey shortage

Airing on Thursday, November 5, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about the bull market in China; why food banks fear they won’t be able to buy as many turkeys as they need for Thanksgiving; and why even though you might be paying a higher premium, your current doctor or hospital may also no longer be covered.