Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, January 27, 2014

It's a sea of red, red, and more red if you're looking out at emerging markets this morning, with numbers like -2 percent. What's going on? Just over 3 years ago, a Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire, kicking off the Arab Spring. Much of the revolution had its roots in economic instability. This weekend, Tunisia adopted a new, more progressive constitution. We take a look at the economic challenges it's still facing as it rebuilds. And, coffee prices are at a 6 and a half year low. Great news for coffee lovers, right? Well, maybe not.  

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A newsstand owner counts Argentine pesos bills in Buenos Aires on January 24, 2014. Argentina on Friday lifted restrictions in place since 2011 that limited the purchase of foreign currency, a day after the peso suffered its worst single-day dive since the 2002 financial crisis. 

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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.