Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Copper wire worth a pretty penny to thieves

February 07, 2019

Video game companies and content creators like Netflix are taking the "L" on the global phenomenon knows as Fortnite. Does the U.S. economy need a new stimulus to fend off a recession? Plus, copper is a valuable commodity readily available to thieves in the form of wire in public electrical lines. The State of Missouri is fighting back. Plus, what would you name the newest, big banking merger? Today's show is sponsored by Ling Ling Asian FoodsAvery Publishing, the Alliance for Lifetime Income and Indeed.

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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.