Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, December 31, 2012

Lawmakers have a few more hours to cut a deal to avoid the sharp tax increases and spending cuts of the fiscal cliff. Many issues remained unresolved and another looming tax adjustment, the Alternative Minimum Tax, could hit millions of Americans with a whopping tax hike next year. Makers of hybrid and electric cars are increasing their offerings despite a somewhat disappointing roll-out of vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt. And, as the year comes to a close, we're looking at what's ahead in heath care for 2013.

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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.