Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 4, 2013

It's day four of the government shutdown. So how is it impacting consumer spending? On Friday, Ireland is voting to abolish one of the houses of the country's parliament. The move isn't just ceremonial -- supporters say it's a cost-cutting measure as well. And is Silicon Valley really a meritocracy? 

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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.