Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

03/02/2018: Angry reaction to U.S. import tariffs

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … President Trump's plan to impose larger tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum has sent shock waves through markets, as investors worry about the prospect of a wider trade war. Some U.S allies have reacted with anger. China is thought to be the main target of the U.S. action - Marketplace's Jennifer Pak in Shanghai tells us how people there have responded. Plus, we gauge the mood in Italy as voters head to the polls over the weekend. The BBC's Mike Johnson explores how the issue of immigration came to dominate campaigning in recent weeks.

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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.