Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, September 28, 2012

British regulators have just proposed a ten point plan to overhaul a key global interest rate. But they say LIBOR shouldn't be scrapped altogether because it's too entrenched in the financial system. LIBOR is used as a benchmark for trillions of dollars worth of transactions around the world. The Barclays Center opens in Brooklyn today with a Jay Z concert. And the big question is whether people take the train to the stadium, because there are only a few hundred parking spots. And what's the Hindi word for Frappuccino? India is set to get its first Starbucks next month in a posh neighborhood in Mumbai.

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People walk by a Bank of America branch in Times Square on September 20, 2012 in New York City.
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A person fills out a tax declaration for the 2012 income tax on September 10, 2012 in Lille, northern France.
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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.