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

11-17-15 - Morning Report - Terrorism's affect on tourism

Airing on Tuesday, November 17, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about a possible connection between low oil prices and the Paris attack; how tourism may be affected in France; and why pizza companies are fighting rules that require calorie labeling on menus.

11-16-15 - Morning Report - Travel in the wake of the attacks

Airing on Monday, November 16, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about Europe's borders in the wake of the attacks in Paris; and airlines in the U.S. alleging that their counterparts in the Persian Gulf are rigging competition.

11-12-15 - Morning Report - J.C. Penney settles class action lawsuit

Airing on Thursday, November 12, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about a new rule that would outlaw smoking in public housing; the class action lawsuit against J.C. Penney that alleged it tricked customers into think they were getting a discount; and the first city to tap the growing carbon market.


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.