Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

03/08/2018: Alienating our economic allies

(U.S. Edition) More than a hundred GOP lawmakers sent a letter to President Trump asking him to reconsider his proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, but the White House says it might make the plan official today. However, this might all be a distraction from a different trade fight we should be thinking about. Chris Farrell, senior economics contributor for Marketplace, explains why. Afterwards, we'll discuss how the "right" kind of conflict can lead to better management.

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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.