Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 3, 2012

On today's show we broadcast live from Cleveland, Ohio. Ahead of the first presidential debate tonight, republican Governor John Kasich and the state's former democratic Governor Ted Strickland share their views on Ohio's economy and which way the state will swing this election. T-Mobile and MetroPCS announced their plans to merge, uniting them as the fourth largest wireless carrier in the U.S. Protests breaks out in Iran as inflation  of the Iranian Rial soars -- the currency is down 25% against the dollar in just the past week.

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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.