Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 3, 2012

A big week for the European Debt Crisis starts off with some not-so-great news: manufacturing in the region fell last month for the 13th straight month. There are going to be a lot of people on the highways today heading home from Labor Day weekend festivities. And they'll be spending a little more on gas than they did a year ago, but how do our gas prices stack up globally? And the drug company Pfizer is getting ready to sell shares of its animal health business Zoetis -- which distributes medicines for pets and livestock -- to the public.

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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.