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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

PODCAST: Taxing marijuana

A surprise uptick, Apple and Samsung make nice, and Oregon taxes on marijuana.

PODCAST: Japan's surprise recession

Japan's surprise recession, and a conversation with Omer Gokcekus.

PODCAST: Movies become child's play

Cheap gas, Hasbro gets into movies, and the history of currency.
People crowd the first floor of a Macy's before the store's midnight opening that kicks off the "Black Friday" shopping weekend. A social-media campaign to boycott Black Friday in protest of events in Ferguson, Missouri, has begun to take shape.

PODCAST: Black Friday takes a whole week

Downbeat markets in the UK, China and the U.S. reach agreement, and Black Friday gets longer
Four million people came to London to see a work of public art

PODCAST: Powerful and profitable art

Singles Day draws to a close, high tech trade gets easier, and a powerful and profitable art installation.
Pump jacks

PODCAST: Natural gas, naturally

Prices spiked last week, and they're back up this morning. So we test drove a car.
The MicroTAC 9800x phone from 1989.

Cellphone bills aren't as high as they used to be

The average monthly cellphone bill has dropped from an inflation-adjusted $151 in 1989 to $47 today.
Posted In: cell phones, inflation, Personal Finance
Job Fair in San Francisco

PODCAST: Jobs up; wages... well...

It's Jobs Friday. Celebrate responsibly.
Posted In: mid-day update

PODCAST: The number to watch besides unemployment

Election results, and the jobs number for October.

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