Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

12/22/2017: A bitcoin plummet

December 22, 2017

(Markets Edition) The value of bitcoin dipped 25 percent this morning — the equivalent of the Dow falling 6,000 points. Chris Vecchio, senior currency strategist at DailyFX, joined us to discuss whether this means the cryptoocurrency's bubble has burst. Afterwards, we'll look at how recovery efforts in Florida following Hurricane Irma have been uneven, and made already-vulnerable communities even more vulnerable. 

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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.