Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, February 8, 2013

The Northeast is expected to be hammered by a winter storm of 'historic' proportions. Many are bracing for the worst, but some businesses think 'snowmageddon' is 'snowtacular.' Over the last few weeks, the UK's biggest food manufacturers have been finding horse meat in their products, prompting a recall of hundreds of thousands of items from supermarkets. And we talk with a banking analyst who, at the age of 51, has just left his job due to Parkinson's Disease.

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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.