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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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.