Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace AM for August 16, 2007

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U.S. one dollar bill
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World markets continue to sink

A ticker shows the NASDAQ down 1 percent August 10.
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More hourly rentals on the block

Zipcar member Amanda Birnbaum holds an electronic car key to a Zipcar in New York City back in 2002. The company has been offering an alternative to car ownership by providing members with hourly or yearly rates for usage and pricing plans tailored to individual members since 2000.
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Defending the gas guzzler


Selling Elvis here, there... anywhere

Candles arranged to spell out "Elvis 4 Ever" sit beside a collection of framed prints of Elvis Presley, one of many tributes paid by his fans during a vigil outside the front gates of Graceland Mansion in Memphis yesterday.
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Earth's city lights in 2001
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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.