Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, August 28, 2012

As Isaac churns toward land, it's already having an economic effect out at sea. Forecasters say Tropical Storm Isaac is on the verge of becoming a hurricane. The storm has already shut down off-shore oil rigs in the gulf. The Conference Board gives us its latest snapshot of consumer confidence. One of our senior producers, Paddy Hirsch, helps explain everything from Collateralized Debt Obligations to Eurobonds.

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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.