Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 20, 2014

Veterans continue to struggle with the challenge of translating their skills to a civilian workplace -- unemployment rate in the veterans' community tends to run two percentage points higher than the general population. Plus, with the hike in the cost of a new Amazon Prime Mebership rising from $79 to $99, will Amazon's membership flee to Netflix? And with Financier David Rubenstein, co-founder of The Carlyle Group, splitting the $15 million cost of restoring the Washington Monument 50/50 with the U.S. government, we explore the viability of this kind of solution.

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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.