Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 11, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 11, 2008

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Four-year-old Alpha, hits an aerosol can with a hammer for its aluminium to be reprocessed in Abidjan. Ivory Coast. Some allege that up to 90 percent of Ivorian cocoa supplies are produced by child slaves. At least 200,000 children annually fall victim to traffickers in the west and central African slave trade, the UNICEF estimates.
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A woman walks past an office of Countrywide banking and home loans in Sun City, Arizona.
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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.