Marketplace Morning Report
Start your day with an up-to-the-minute report on the world of business and finance with host David Brancaccio.
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.
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.
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.
Airing on Friday, September 25, 2015: China's new cap-and-trade program; Pope Francis visits a prison vocational workshop in Philadelphia; and why GDP revisions matter.
The presidents of the world's two largest economies will unveil the plan Friday.
"Blood & Oil," a nighttime soap opera set in North Dakota's oil boom, premieres on ABC this Sunday.