Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Global stock markets are falling this morning after Italian voters gave the world's eighth largest economy a dose of political uncertainty. No political party won a clear majority in parliament. One of the biggest threats American companies are grappling with right now is the threat of a cyber attack. But the way the business community has responded to a recent string of hacking incidents thought to be coming from China is attracting criticism. And the price of lumber is up again, but does that mean we will see more trees falling?

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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.