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 has focused 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 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.  David is author of the book “Squandering Aimlessly,” an exploration of how Americans apply their personal values to their money. He is married to Mary Brancaccio, 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.

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Features by David Brancaccio

PODCAST: Let's go to the movies

Japan's surprise stimulus, movie theaters flail, and the possibilities of midterm elections.

Taking a look at possible results of midterm elections

Why a maintaining of the status quo could mean more gridlock in Congress.
Posted In: election, 2014 elections, Congress

What midterm election results could mean for budgets

Despite conventional wisdom, a Republican majority might not signal budget cuts.
Posted In: election
A joystick for the personal entertainment systems is shown on the United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Calif.

PODCAST: Bring your own device

GDP growth, Tim Cook's announcement, and in-flight entertainment on your device.

PODCAST: A car-sized smartphone

The end of stimulus, more jobs for new grads, and cars get smarter.

PODCAST: The NBA banks major net gains

Paying for YouTube, paying for the NBA, and paying for knocking on doors.
Russia's embargo

PODCAST: Saving leftover food

Apple Pay gets shut off, Twitter's push to make money, and saving food from the landfill.

PODCAST: The next billion

IBM sells chips, SolarCity sells bonds, and tech sells "the next billion."

Is inflation a problem? Look at income brackets

The bottom 40 percent of Americans make less now than they did 25 years ago.
Posted In: inflation, Wealth and Poverty, CPI

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