Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 11, 2012

JPMorgan Chase has made a $2 billion blunder, its CEO Jamie Dimon announced. The loss involves bad bets apparently involving the bank selling insurance contracts against losses on corporate debt. A new study finds that millennials are less likely to be brand loyal. A group of climate activists, including a few teens, is suing the federal government over inaction on climate change. And we look at what it takes -- and costs -- to be a professional ballet dancer.

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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.