Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 22, 2012

After nearly two decades of negotiations, Russia is now officially a member of the World Trade Organization. It's an economic boon for Russia. Tomorrow, in a New York City courtroom, a bankruptcy judge will decide if another couple billion dollars can be given back to victims of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme. And from late night feedings to the teenage years, there's no question that having children comes with some emotional costs. But what about cold, hard cash?

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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.