Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace AM for August 8, 2007

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Just one word: potash

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No match, no job

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China bares its teeth

Customers stand in front of a currency exchange rate displayed at a luxury hotel in Zhengzhou. U.S. Treasury chief Henry Paulson has voiced his opposition to a bill that would enable Washington to punish China for its weak currency.
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There's aid, and then there's free aid

A cocoa market in the Chapare, Bolivia's subtropical region
Sign at the AFL-CIO building in Washington, D.C.
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Big Olympic spenders in Beijing

A replica of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games torch is displayed at a shopping center to mark the one-year countdown to the event.
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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.