According to a report from the International Monetary Fund, China will overtake the United States as the world's largest economy in five years. Brett Arends, columnist with Marketwatch, explains how the IMF is measuring the economies, and what this means for global economics.
The wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton was expected to inject a much needed boost into the British economy. But now, many fear that back-to-back holidays will decrease productivity and hurt Britain's GDP.
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.