Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 19, 2012

Macy's looks back to icons including Marilyn Monroe and Madonna to attract shoppers in their teens and 20's. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn will board an Amtrak train heading from Joliet to Bloomington, Illinois, today. The trip is meant to showcase part of the state's new high-speed rail line which will eventually run all the way to St. Louis. Just one week away from the release of Windows 8, Microsoft reported a 22 percent decline in third-quarter earnings.

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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.