Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 9, 2012

New York is revising the gifted and talented student test that pre-schoolers take. The revisions are intended to give the test greater diversity and will mean increased business for test-prep services. If you're watching TV in Ohio, you're no doubt seeing a lot of campaign ads about the coal industry and its jobs. But in Ohio, at least, coal is only a small part of the economy and the work force. Snack makers are out with new flavors every year, many of which get their start in labs off of the New Jersey Turnpike.

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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.