Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 24, 2012

Michael Jordan plays defense against a Chinese sportswear company. Romney's doing his best to sway voters to pick him in next week's primary, playing up his Michigan roots and pushing hard for a law that would get rid of mandatory-union-membership in union shops. And host Jeremy Hobson wraps up a week in Michigan by taking a closer look at two places in Detroit with the same name, but very different stories.

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Ever wish you could choose who you sit next to on a long flight overseas? The Dutch airline KLM is launching a program to help you do just that.
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Three golden pawnbroker balls hang beside a sign for a pawnbroker in Argyle Street in Glasgow, Scotland. Some pawn shops in the U.S. are reportedly now accepting expensive bottles of wine.
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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions.