The first imports of American beef arrived in Japan today, after being banned for two and a half years due to mad cow disease fears. But that doesn't mean Japanese consumers are ready to eat it. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Some business groups are calling on publicly-traded companies to stop issuing earnings forecasts. Host Scott Jagow and Newsweek Wall Street editor Alan Sloan discuss why some say those predictions do more harm than good.
Today a sixth Indian state, Gujarat, announced it's banning the soft drinks from government schools and offices after an environmental study found them to contain high levels of pesticides. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Oil prices hit $77 a barrel on European markets today. One major factor pushing up prices: British oil giant BP is shutting down one of the largest oil fields in the US due to a pipeline leak. Stephen Beard reports.
Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.