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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.


Features by David Brancaccio

PODCAST: Planes, trains, and billionaires

The jobs report for September, the economy of Brazil, and Canada's railways.

How substituting chicken for beef affects inflation

In the 90s, the Boskin Commission changed the way we measure inflation.

PODCAST: Nosy apps

A preview of the Jobs Report for September, a new title for Brian Moynihan and apps get nosy.

PODCAST: Taking attendance to get funding

Ebola in the U.S., Colorado students get counted and signs of life at Jaguar.

PODCAST: Think of it as a conscious uncoupling

PayPal and eBay split, a change in health care payment and impact investing.

Wall Street’s Inner Sanctum

Communing on investing with a conscience.

PODCAST: The strength of the Indian-American community

AIG goes to trial, Narendra Modi visits the U.S. and food gets VC funding.

PODCAST: The price of AC cools down

Bill Gross' big move, the FTC turns 100 and AC units cool down in price.

The price of AC units has cooled down

Inflation can also tell us how we're using energy differently.

PODCAST: The number of uninsured Latinos drops

A dive in merchandise orders, more Latinos are getting insurance and 19th-century America.


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