Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

A view from the center of the Lehman Brothers collapse

September 14, 2018

(U.S. Edition) There are only 14 weeks to go until Christmas. Perhaps it's a little too early to think about holiday shopping, unless you're a retailer. With a mere few months to go before holiday shopping season, companies are gearing up to hire a lot of workers. Also, 10 years ago, Lehman Brothers was on the verge of filing for bankruptcy. It eventually became the largest bankruptcy in history. On Friday, we spoke with Tom Russo, who was the general counsel of Lehman Brothers at the time, as part of our Divided Decade series examining the 2008 financial crisis. Today's show is sponsored by Indeed ( and the U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite Card (

Listen to the episode

From this Episode

Browse the Show
David Brancaccio
Brancaccio david

About the Show

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.