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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Hello...Skype? Anyone there?

Staring at the Skype logo on a blank screen
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Asian markets fall hard

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Disney's musical money machine

Poster for Disney's High School Musical

Mexico's dream port coming true

An international cargo container ship
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A day at the racinos

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.