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

08-04-15 - Morning Report - The CVS strategy

Airing on Tuesday, August 4, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about oil's new volatility with prices creeping back up after falling to a six month low on Monday. And with CVS’s earnings report on Tuesday, we check on the corporate strategy that has helped CVS shares approach record highs. Plus, nearly ten years ago, New Orleans was inundated by flood waters, after a spectacular failure of the city's levees. We have the story of a financial institution — itself devastated — that played a key role in the rebuilding.

08-03-15 - Morning Report - When retirement isn't an option

Airing on August, 3, 2015: With the Athens exchange is due to re-open Monday — it has been closed for more than a month as Greece negotiated with creditors  — we look at the effects of the exchange’s return to business. Auto sales numbers are also out Monday. June sales hit a high for recent months, but the greatest marketing scheme in the auto industry may be convincing people to lease, guaranteeing a repeat customer in two to three years. Plus, we’ve been hearing right through the recession and recovery that people are dropping out of the workforce. That is, except older people. For many middle- and working-class seniors, staying on the job well into one’s 70's is the only ‘financial plan’ left.

08-03-15 - Morning Report - When retirement isn't an option

Airing on August, 3, 2015: With the Athens exchange is due to re-open Monday — it has been closed for more than a month as Greece negotiated with creditors  — we look at the effects of the exchange’s return to business. Auto sales numbers are also out Monday. June sales hit a high for recent months, but the greatest marketing scheme in the auto industry may be convincing people to lease, guaranteeing a repeat customer in two to three years. Plus, we’ve been hearing right through the recession and recovery that people are dropping out of the workforce. That is, except older people. For many middle- and working-class seniors, staying on the job well into one’s 70's is the only ‘financial plan’ left.

08-03-15 - Morning Report - When retirement isn't an option

Airing on August, 3, 2015: With the Athens exchange is due to re-open Monday — it has been closed for more than a month as Greece negotiated with creditors  — we look at the effects of the exchange’s return to business. Auto sales numbers are also out Monday. June sales hit a high for recent months, but the greatest marketing scheme in the auto industry may be convincing people to lease, guaranteeing a repeat customer in two to three years. Plus, we’ve been hearing right through the recession and recovery that people are dropping out of the workforce. That is, except older people. For many middle- and working-class seniors, staying on the job well into one’s 70's is the only ‘financial plan’ left.

08-03-15 - Morning Report - When retirement isn't an option

Airing on August, 3, 2015: With the Athens exchange is due to re-open Monday — it has been closed for more than a month as Greece negotiated with creditors  — we look at the effects of the exchange’s return to business. Auto sales numbers are also out Monday. June sales hit a high for recent months, but the greatest marketing scheme in the auto industry may be convincing people to lease, guaranteeing a repeat customer in two to three years. Plus, we’ve been hearing right through the recession and recovery that people are dropping out of the workforce. That is, except older people. For many middle- and working-class seniors, staying on the job well into one’s 70's is the only ‘financial plan’ left.

07-31-15 - Morning Report - TPP negotiations in Maui

Airing on Friday, July 31, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk with Marketplace's Tracey Samuelson, who reports from Maui on what could be the final day of TPP negotiations. We'll also talk about news that Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics.