Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

12/25/2017: A visit from the ghosts of Christmas economies past

December 25, 2017

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … It’s a visit from economies of Christmas past: We take a tour through Charles Dickens’ last London home and chat with an economic historian who tells us how tough times influenced the author’s storytelling and character development in “A Christmas Carol.” Afterwards, gift cards and cash have become a bigger slice of the gift-giving pie in recent years – we’ll share techniques for teaching children how to handle their holiday money.

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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.