Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 9, 2013

The White House confirmed this morning that President Obama will nominate Janet Yellen as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve. If she is confirmed by Congress, she will be the first woman to hold that position. Yellen is currently the Fed's vice chairwoman and a former member of Bill Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers  We'll find out who she is, and also take a look at the legacy of Ben Bernanke, the man she will potentially be replacing. Also, Walmart experiences a major setback in its quest to become a retail giant in India.

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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.