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

10-05-15 - Morning Report - American Apparel files for bankruptcy

Airing on Monday, October 5, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about American Apparel filing for bankruptcy; how the boom tied to fracking is now turning into a bust for fracking companies; and we'll talk about a blockbuster documentary that was relatively inexpensive to make.

10-02-15 - Morning Report - The ROI of an MBA

Airing on Friday, October 2, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about the latest on TPP; drug companies' wait time for exclusivity rights; and why U.S. students are increasingly seeking out an MBA.

10-01-15 - Morning Report - Rethinking poverty

Airing on Thursday, October 1, 2015: We'll talk about the World Bank rethinking the poverty line; Google's new ad policy; and a study demonstrating that corporate diversity initiatives are not helping women break the glass ceiling.

09-30-15 - Morning Report - "The Martian" takes off

Airing on Wednesday, September 30, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about what was, for many, a miserable summer for investment portfolios; and we'll talk with author Andy Weir about how his book "The Martian" went from a 99 cent e-reader book to a big Hollywood film. 

09-29-15 - Morning Report - How to drop the mic

Airing on September 29, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about why global stock markets have been in such a snit; why schools are preparing for a shutdown no matter what; and a comedian talks about the art of dropping the mic.

09-28-15 - Morning Report - Checking a bag on a train

Airing on Monday, September 28, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about Royal Dutch Shell giving up on the arctic; Amtrak charging for luggage; and Washington Post columnist Allan Sloan joins us to talk about interest rates and the Federal Reserve.