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.

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Features by David Brancaccio

The Flex by Fitbit serves as an electronic coach.

PODCAST: Will Fitbit stick?

Interest rates, undocumented workers in the Dominican Republic, and Fitbit's IPO.

PODCAST: Is this the year VR will dominate?

A victory for labor unions; a look at the E3 conference; and reclaiming vacation time.

PODCAST: Binge is the new black

Trade deals, airline prices, and binge-watching television.

PODCAST: Costco cars

Retail sales, Costco Cars, and the Mexican midterm elections.
Because hospitals are moving to electronic medical record systems, medical scribes have become in high demand.

PODCAST: Hospital billing

The German economy, hospital billing, and Etsy's stock woes.

PODCAST: Cutting remittance fees in times of need

GM and Fiat Chrysler, the latest JOLTS report, and cutting remittance fees.
A Wall Street road sign is pictured near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) building in New York.

PODCAST: Calpers could shake up Wall Street

A pension fund shake up, equality for military personnel, and San Francisco takes on McDonalds.

PODCAST: Robust jobs report for May

Jobs for May, OPEC's decision to keep the status quo, and the SCOTUS ruling on second mortgages.

Will China actually join Obama's trade deal?

The country is "putting out feelers," and the TPP without China is kind of weak.
Posted In: President Obama, Trans-Pacific Partnership, China

PODCAST: Another media merger

Smelling salts for the bond market, and a possible mega media merger.

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