Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

What the government pays for at the border

March 06, 2019

America's trade deficit, one of President Trump's favorite bugbears, is way up. Crossing into the U.S. across the southern border doubled form the same time last year, and officials say the money allocated to protect the border doesn't match the reality on the ground. Plus, we take a look at the fascinating world of selling insurance — no, really. Today's show is sponsored by VistaprintAmazon Web Services and Clearbanc.

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.