Move over Sunkist. News that billionaire Nelson Peltz bought a 3 percent stake in Cadbury Schweppes has popped the lid on speculation that it may sell its American soft drink business and concentrate on chocolate. Investors seem to approve.
For many illegal immigrants, the journey to the U.S. begins south of Mexico. But traffic across its Guatemalan border isn't one-way. There's a $10 billion contraband economy based on the loosely-patrolled perimeter.
The Big Three U.S. automakers, Toyota and UAW will be sitting on the same side of the table today. They're all on Capitol Hill to argue against government proposals for raising fuel efficiency standards.
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.