Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 30, 2012

This week, two countries at the center of the European debt crisis will hold elections; and in some ways, the eurozone is a lot like a bar. In New York City, One World Trade Center will become the tallest building in the city. And when can spying on workers actually be a good thing?

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Warning signs alert staff and visitors to wash their hands at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England. One company here in the U.S. has found a surprising way to enforce such health standards.
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World
United States President Barack Obama meets with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation at the Hale Koa Hotel November 12, 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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A worker at Gregory Industries watches as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tours a factory before a campaign rally at Gregory Industries on March 5, 2012 in Canton, Ohio.
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The earnings report from digital printing company Shutterfly could indicate the health of the industry -- does anyone print photos anymore?
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A student reads a textbook in Blackwell bookshop in Oxford, England. Some of the most prestigious institutions in the country are taking efforts to create a new, permanent archive of scholarly work online.
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The camera of a street-view car, used to photograph whole streets, can be seen on the Google street-view stand at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT on March 3, 2010 in the northern German city of Hanover.
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France's opposition Socialist Party candidate for the 2012 French Presidential election, Francois Hollande's back is seen as he gives a speech during a campaign meeting on April 29, 2012 in Paris.
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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.