Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace AM for August 17, 2007

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Big Ben silenced for repairs

Parliamentary Works Clock Engineer Paul Roberson climbs over the mechanism of the Great Westminster Clock, the largest striking, most powerful and most accurate clock in the world.
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Asian markets fall hard

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An international cargo container ship
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The Maryland state flag flies in front of Pimlico Racetrack, home of the Preakness Stakes, in Baltimore.
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Sen. Sherrod Brown (left) and Sen. Charles Schumer (right) at a news conference on the economic impact of the subprime mortgage crisis.
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U.S. Federal Reserve Building
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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.