Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 4, 2013

It's day four of the government shutdown. So how is it impacting consumer spending? On Friday, Ireland is voting to abolish one of the houses of the country's parliament. The move isn't just ceremonial -- supporters say it's a cost-cutting measure as well. And is Silicon Valley really a meritocracy? 

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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions.