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.


Features by David Brancaccio

PODCAST: Fast-food strike

The ECB's surprise move, fast-food workers strike, and consumers as advertisers in India.

IEX scores big investors

The upstart, alternative system will attempt to become a regulated exchange.
Posted In: dark pools, exchange, IEX

PODCAST: Preventing another financial crisis

Strong car sales, the FDIC takes a vote, and saving for retirement.

The benefits of working 9 to 5 until you're 95

More baby boomers are putting off retirement, and it could be good for everyone.
Posted In: baby boomers, Retirement, Chris Farrell

The Marketplace Inflation Calculator

We misremember the past, and inflation is part of the reason.
Posted In: inflation

PODCAST: Nashville's parking crisis

Apple tightens privacy rules, Alibaba hits the road, and Nashville needs parking.
Apple retail store

PODCAST: iPad giant

Market Basket's CEO returns, debuting a larger iPad, and the airport stealing Heathrow's title.

PODCAST: ACA reins in executive pay

A look at market psychology, reining in Executives' pay, and the disappearance of lesbian bars.

PODCAST: Sharing is caring, but not insured

Burger King takes over, Pfizer's inversion, and insuring the "sharing economy."

PODCAST: Nadella's vision for Microsoft

Hacking into Sony, a new Windows, and Fukushima exports rice.


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