Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 17, 2012

One year ago today, a movement began when protestors took over a park right in the heart of New York's financial district, and demanded that the world pay attention to the 99 percent. But one year later, do Wall Streeters think the Occupy Wall Street movement accomplished anything? Several major Japanese companies are shutting down some operations in China, citing concerns about the safety of their workers. Protests there stem from a fight over the ownership of some uninhabited islands in the East China Sea. And in Washington today, experts from the National Academy of Sciences will be looking for ways to bring down the cost of treating Malaria.

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A person holds a 99 Percent button at the Occupy Wall Street protest September 17, 2012 on the one-year anniversary of the movement in New York.
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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.