Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 27, 2012

BP's "trial of the century" has been postponed. State tax revenue has been rising at the fastest pace since 2006 -- many states are even reporting surpluses. Some German tax experts want to volunteer their services to Greece, but Greek tax officials aren't happy with the idea. Warren Buffett reveals Berkshire Hathaway has chosen his successor -- but he isn't saying who. And Mitchell Hartman reports from the Wealth and Poverty Desk on the definition of wealth.

Listen to the episode

From this Episode

Governors attending the National Governors Association 2012 Winter Meeting listen to Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, discuss the importance of state economies. Amid gloomy reports of government budget deficits, there was some good news at this meeting in Washington.
National Governors Association
A dead crab is seen in a piece of marsh ravaged by the effects of the BP oil spill April 17, 2011 in Ocean Springs, Miss. BP and other companies involved in the Gulf oil spill could face more than $50 billion in damages.
Mario Tama/Getty Images
A Lowe's employee helps a customer buying windows and window molding at Lowe's home improvement store on April 11, 2011 in Burbank, Calif.
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Browse the Show
David Brancaccio
Brancaccio david

About the Show

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.