Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 29, 2012

This morning, millions of Americans along the east coast are bracing for Hurricane Sandy. New York City has closed the Stock Exchange and public transportation in preparation for the storm. If millions more Americans are relying on food stamps, does that mean the program is working or failing? This week, Chrysler will hire more than a 1,000 new employees to work at an assembly plant in Detroit as the automaker faces growing demand for its sports utility vehicles.

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Overnight, New York City's financial authorities decided to close the markets today as Hurricane Sandy moves in -- the first time since 1985 that a weather event has shut down trading.
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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.