Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 19, 2012

About 350,000 students in Chicago will be back in the classroom this morning. After Chicago public school teachers voted to suspend their seven day strike. The oil and gas company Anschutz is planning to sell its sports and entertainment operation called AEG, which is about the biggest name in Los Angeles sports, with the possible exception of Kobe Bryant. AEG could fetch several billion dollars. And the National Association of Home Builders says builder sentiment is at the highest level in six years -- so what if you want to get into the housing market right now?

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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.