Marketplace Morning Report
Start your day with an up-to-the-minute report on the world of business and finance with host David Brancaccio.
Millions of Target shoppers may have had their information stolen from card swiping machines. The Fed is not worried about inflation right now. But should it also worry about the opposite? And, generics have a 50 percent bigger markup in comparison with brand-name drugs.
JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank are prohibiting the use of some chat rooms amid ongoing investigations of currency manipulation. Ukraine is welcoming a $15 billion early holiday gift from Russia.
The FDA is asking makers of antibacterial soap to prove their product is more effective than regular soap. Some women in Silicon Valley are trying to change gender dynamics. And, 59 new Beatles songs come out today. Why?
Now that some parts of the economy seem addicted to the Fed's stimulus, how does the central bank extricate it? Facebook will be added to the S&P 500. So what exactly does that mean? And, a company called Pave that lets financial backers invest in the future of promising young people.
The House passed a budget agreement aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. How will it affect the sequestration? A mish-mash of tax credits about to expire. And, you just won the lotto: Should you take the lump sum, or is there more advantage in agreeing to regular payouts?
Is the U.S. ready to become an oil exporter? This month federal regulators are expected to come out with new rules around Black Lung. And, as January quickly approaches, it’s time to consider resolutions for the new year. Eat healthier, drink less and “live life to the fullest” are all standbys, but personal finance goals often top these lists.