Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 17, 2012

In Japan, newly-elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces the tasks of reviving the country's economy and handling strained relations with China. A new student debt program, known as 'Pay As You Earn', could make monthly payments smaller, and some debts disappear altogether. Italian Finance Minister Vittorio Grilli shares his views on Italy's economic challenges and the country's political future.

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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions. We've also launched a new series about how machines, robots and algorithms are increasingly entering the workforce. We're looking at what humans can do about it with a new journey to find robot-proof jobs. Read more here.