Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Super Tuesday wrapped up last night, and the economy once again emerged as the leading issue of that election day. In Washington state, emergency rooms are struggling with Medicaid payment plans. A federal jury in Texas has convicted Allen Stanford of defrauding investors to the tune of $7 billion in a Ponzi scheme. And actor Steven Van Zandt tells about about the current state of television.  

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A local resident casts her vote at a polling station in St Andrew Presbyterian Church March 6, 2012 in Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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Actor Steven Van Zandt attends the North American Premiere Of 'Lilyhammer', a Netflix Original Series debuting on Netflix in the US, Canada and Latin America on February 6, 2012.
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College students watch the jumbrotron during a basketball  game in College Park, Md. Can young adults still look forward to the American Dream even as real wages keep falling?
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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.