Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 19, 2011

Markets around the world are reacting to the death of Kim Jong-Il, and where North Korea will go from here. Foreclosures in the U.S. will be put on hold for two weeks. In Las Vegas, more focus is being put on the non-gambling experience. Allan Sloan offers his thoughts on the business story of the year, and what we'll be talking about 2012.

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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.