Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 16, 2012

Tax procrastinators can breathe easy as this year's deadline is tomorrow, April 17th. But many people across the country should be expecting a smaller refund than usual this time around. 'The Hunger Games' tops the box office for the fourth week in a row, but can it really be the next 'Avatar?' Oracle and Google face-off today in Federal Court over claims that Google's Android system is infringing on patent and copyrights on Oracle's technology. Thus far this campaign season, Obama has been outraising his likely Republican opponent, Mitt Romney, but now the president faces a more challenging fundraising environment

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Oracle and Google face off in court today in a lawsuit over the use of Java.
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A warm March means better home and garden sales, and a boost to overall retail numbers.
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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.