Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 20, 2014

Veterans continue to struggle with the challenge of translating their skills to a civilian workplace -- unemployment rate in the veterans' community tends to run two percentage points higher than the general population. Plus, with the hike in the cost of a new Amazon Prime Mebership rising from $79 to $99, will Amazon's membership flee to Netflix? And with Financier David Rubenstein, co-founder of The Carlyle Group, splitting the $15 million cost of restoring the Washington Monument 50/50 with the U.S. government, we explore the viability of this kind of solution.

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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.