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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

Ben Affleck, center, and Joe Whinney CEO of Theo Chocolate, examine cocoa beans at a farming cooperative in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ben Affleck on sustainable aid in the Eastern Congo

"We wanted to do something sustainable that would raise incomes and that would be there long after we were gone," Affleck says.
Posted In: Congo, ben affleck, eastern congo, coffee, cocoa
Peter G. Peterson, co-founder of the Blackstone Group LP at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation 2011 Fiscal Summit.

PODCAST: The simple solution to healthcare

ECB leaves interest rates alone, simplifying healthcare costs, and free trade between states.

PODCAST: To your right, a lawsuit

A so-so job market, streaming music gets counted, and tour guides fight for their rights.
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PODCAST: A $90 million game of Marco Polo

Hedge Funds on the way out, Netflix plays Marco Polo, and Biz Stone talks graphic design.

Biz Stone on why philanthropy makes business sense

A conversation on graphic design, new ventures and the future of marketing.
Posted In: biz stone, Twitter, jelly

PODCAST: Risking exposure to Ebola

Black Friday slumps, the Ferguson Commission meets, and a retired doctor heads to Sierra Leone.

PODCAST: Is the U.S. in OPEC now?

Plus: Tweeting to skip delays at the airport and staying secure on Cyber Monday.

PODCAST: Turkey-to-go

Buying back foreclosed homes, immigration reform, and eating out for Thanksgiving.

PODCAST: Counting calories

Economic growth July through September, calorie counting, and why Peter Thiel likes monopolies.

Peter Thiel on keeping salaries low at the top

The Silicon Valley venture capitalist talks cultural issues in the tech industry.
Posted In: Facebook, paypal, venture capitalists

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