Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Talks between world powers and Iran aimed at persuading Iran ease back on its nuclear program are back underway in Geneva today. Iran is looking for relief from economic sanctions. The last round of talks ran into a disagreement over Iran's insistence that its right to enrich uranium should be recognized by the international community. JCPenney will announce quarterly profits -- or lack thereof -- today. The company has been on a roller coaster ride since its previous CEO put the company on a disastrous course. And, more in our special series, The New Math of Health Care. Today, we look at people living longer with terminal illnesses. In addition to the often long and sometimes painful process of dying, the costs for end of life care, even for those with insurance, can quickly deplete a lifetime's worth of savings -- and more.

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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.