Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday June 09, 2014

“The Fault in Our Stars” is the latest movie adaptation of a young adult book. With the box-office success of Twilight, Hunger Games, and others, is it time to shelve the notion that males aged 18-34 are what drive big blockbusters? Then, we take a closer look at the NCAA student athlete trial that begins next week. And after, as the job market continues to wade, it indicates that people are still very hesitant to take job risks, including quitting the job they've got, to pursue a new job, or borrow for more education to improve their credentials. But, voluntary quitting is starting to pick up again-and for younger workers especially, that's a hopeful sign. Also, did you know that a town in Pakistan creates 80 percent of the world’s soccer balls? A group of notable economists got together to use it as a laboratory to test how best to introduce innovation. We investigate.  

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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.