Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 26, 2012

More protests are expected in Spain today after some big demonstrations last night. There's outrage over a new round of budget cuts as Spain tries to avoid becoming the next Greece. The office supply chain Staples has announced plans for a complete overhaul. The company appears to be taking a page out of Best Buy's playbook. And Marina Von Neumann Whitman is the daughter of the famous mathematician, John von Neuman. But she managed to beat the odds and come out from her father's shadow, going on to serve as the first woman ever on the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

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Demonstrators march on September 26, 2012 in Athens during a 24-hours general strike.
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Municipality workers march with banners during a rally against cuts to local government spending on August 29, 2012 in Athens, Greece.
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The image of Queen Elizabeth II on a 20 sterling note is seen between euro banknotes in London.
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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.