Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 5, 2012

The latest focus for Congressional Republicans is what they call the "onerous burdens" of Wall Street reform, as in the Dodd Frank regulatory overhaul of the financial sector. They say the new regulations are hurting small community banks far from Wall Street. Europe's tallest skyscraper, the Shard, is opening today on the south bank of the Thames River. And as we all recover from a long day of beaches, barbeques and fireworks, Marketplace economics correspondent Chris Farrell gives us a snapshot of American economic dependence through the years.

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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.