Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, June 22, 2012

The credit rating agency Moody's slashed the ratings of 15 of the world's biggest financial institutions yesterday -- including Citigroup, Bank of America, Barclay's and Credit Suisse. Mitt Romney is in Park City, Utah this weekend hosting an event for some of his biggest donors. The presidential hopeful is reportedly on track to raise $100 million this month, which could be more than President Obama raises. And Congressman Howard Berman explains why he is trying to change federal law to limit helicopter noise in residential neighborhoods of Southern California.

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Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L) looks on as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets people during a campaign event at Monterey Mills on June 18, 2012 in Janesville, Wis. More than 100 of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's top donors will join him this weekend in Utah.
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Julio Gomez shows off his face paint as he poses for a portrait before game five of the 2012 NBA finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat at Havana Nines June 21, 2012 in Miami, Fla.
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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.