David Brancaccio

David Brancaccio is the host of American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report. Marketplace is the most popular business program in the United States.  His reporting focuses on the future of the economy,  financial and labor markets, technology, the environment and social enterprises. 

In the early 1990s, Brancaccio was Marketplace's European correspondent based in London, and he hosted Marketplace’s evening program from 1993 to 2003.  He co-anchored the PBS television news magazine program NOW with journalist Bill Moyers from 2003 to 2005, before taking over as the program's solo anchor in 2005. His feature-length documentary film, Fixing the Future, appeared in theaters nationwide in 2012.  Among his awards for broadcast journalism are the Peabody, the DuPont-Columbia, the Cronkite, and the Emmy.

Brancaccio has a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and a master's degree in journalism from Stanford University.  He has appeared on CBS, CNBC, MSNBC, and BBC World Service Television; his newspaper work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and Britain's The Guardian.  Brancaccio is author of the book Squandering Aimlessly, an exploration of how Americans apply their personal values to their money. His wife, Mary Brancaccio, is a poet and educator.  He grew up in Waterville, Maine, and also attended schools in Madagascar, Ghana, and Italy. His enjoys public speaking, bicycling and photography.


Features by David Brancaccio

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during Thursday morning in New York City. Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks continued their rally, opening approximately 200 points higher on Thursday.

PODCAST: Mixed stock market indicators

The economy-market relationship, globalization and Greece’s new prime minister.

Cadillac's one-way drive to New York and new branding

A conversation with the company's president.
Posted In: CEOs, Cadillac, automaker

PODCAST: Happy birthday, now cut me a check

On today's show: retiring amid volatile markets and paying up to sing "Happy Birthday."
Everest College is one of the college systems owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc.

PODCAST: Wall Street's rusty plumbing

A Dow rally, ETFs and a for-profit college's bankruptcy plan

PODCAST: The fallout from "Black Monday"

On today's show: interest rates and self-driving cars.

China's "Black Monday"

How the global economy is reacting to China's slowdown
Posted In: China, stock market, Shanghai

PODCAST: A paint store ten years after Katrina

On today's show: stock markets, firefighters, and a paint store in New Orleans.

Show me a hero in housing policies

A conversation with showrunner David Simon on housing and segregation.

PODCAST: The economics of palliative care

The CPI, palliative care and a check-in on a street in New Orleans.

PODCAST: Why you pay what you pay

Fed minutes, consumer prices, and rebuilding New Orleans.


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