Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 14, 2013

The gridlock continues this morning in Washington, with no agreement to re-open the federal government or raise the debt ceiling, and the Thursday deadline looms. In Mexico, the president is proposing a major shake up of the country's oil industry. Whether that's a good idea or not may depend on whether you work in the oil industry. And, it was forty years ago this week oil producing countries in the Middle East imposed an embargo on the U.S. as punishment for the U.S. supporting Israel during the Yom Kippur War. The result was an economic shock that changed America. But the 1973 oil embargo may have also yielded some unexpected benefits

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Affordable Care Act navigator Nini Hadwen (R) works with Marta Aguirre as she shops for health insurance during a navigation session put on by the Epilepsy Foundation Florida to help people sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act on October 8, 2013 in Miami, Florida.
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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.