Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace AM for August 17, 2007

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Big Ben silenced for repairs

Parliamentary Works Clock Engineer Paul Roberson climbs over the mechanism of the Great Westminster Clock, the largest striking, most powerful and most accurate clock in the world.
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Asian markets fall hard

A foreign currency graph illustrates the yen's climb against the U.S. dollar. The dollar slipped to 113.71 yen in Tokyo morning trade after players scrambled to exit risky bets.
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An international cargo container ship
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The Maryland state flag flies in front of Pimlico Racetrack, home of the Preakness Stakes, in Baltimore.
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Sen. Sherrod Brown (left) and Sen. Charles Schumer (right) at a news conference on the economic impact of the subprime mortgage crisis.
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U.S. Federal Reserve Building
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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.