Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, October 8, 2012

Columbus Day used to be a day off, but with fewer workers and students getting a three-day weekend, businesses have to adjust. Third-quarter earnings season begins this week, with some analysts predicting the first decline in S&P 500 profits since 2009. New England tourism could get a boost this fall foliage season because dry weather will mean brilliant reds and purples as leaves change color.

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Customers gas up their car at a Costco Wholesale Corp. on October 5, 2012 in Burbank, California.
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European Central Bank president Mario Draghi (L) speaks with Spanish Finance Minister Luis De Guindos before a Eurozone Council at the Kirchberg conference center in Luxembourg on June 21, 2012.
Supporters listen behind barricades as U.S. President Barack Obama holds a campaign rally at Loudoun County High School on August 2, 2012 in Leesburg, Virginia.
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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.