Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday May 7, 2014

More and more Americans are withdrawing money from their retirement accounts, despite the high tax penalties. Have retirement accounts become the ATM that people's homes were in the run-up to the housing crisis? Plus, there's a debate now in the broadcast world about whether to change the way networks measure viewership during commercials. Currently, networks count someone as a viewer if they watch within three days of the broadcast. But, now the technology exists to measure seven days out. The question for networks: Is viewership being under-represented right now when they strike deals with advertisers?

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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.