Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 30, 2013

The prospect of a government shutdown in the U.S. is having repercussions abroad. As the BP oil-spill trial enters its criminal phase, one key question needs to be answered to determine the huge fine BP will likely face -- how much oil was spilled into the Gulf? And some insurers won't cover the cost of proton beam therapy for cancer because they say its too high. So why are treatment centers still popping up across the country?

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Catheryn Carroll, of Washington DC, berates members of the House Republican caucus while they hold a press conference on the steps of the U.S. Senate September 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution with language to defund U.S. President Barack Obama's national health care plan Saturday, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has indicated the U.S. Senate will not consider the legislation as passed by the House. 
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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.