Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

08/29/2017: How compassion can pay off

North Korea filed a missile over Japan today, rattling markets in Asia, Europe and the U.S. The U.S. dollar is often seen as a safe haven during international incidents, but it's the euro that's actually up this morning. We'll talk to the BBC's Andrew Walker about the rising strength of this currency. Afterwards, we'll look at how the federal government got involved in the business of flood insurance, and then discuss the economic benefits of compassion. 

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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.