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

10-30-13 Mid-day Update

2 to 3 percent of people who currently purchase their own insurance will need to switch to a new plan. Edward Snowden’s former employer, Booz Allen Hamilton, announces earnings. Did it feel a Snowden penalty? And, Cuba is shutting down 20,000 businesses that sell clothing.

10-29-13 Mid-day Update - The high price of cocoa

Outsourcing giant Infosys faces a record immigration fine over worker visas. Southern Airways Express flies small planes out of small airports, a no-hassle alternative to driving a few hundred miles. And, cocoa prices are near record highs, as farmers who have switched to more lucrative crops have driven down supply.

10-24-13 Mid-day Update - Amazon dominates without profits

Amazon is looking to grow and dominate, and is willing to sink billions into risky ventures like its streaming video service. New rules will require brokers to disclose signing bonuses. And, the price of natural gas so cheap, manufacturing is coming back to America.