Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 9, 2012

China correspondent Rob Schmitz reveals what he found on his recent trip inside a Foxconn factory. Sony is reportedly set to cut 10,000 jobs; it's the first major move by its new CEO. Investors are urging British grocer Tesco to ditch its U.S. chain of Fresh & Easy stores. Stove Top stuffing is trying to woo consumers year-round. And Mike Huckabee launches his syndicated radio show today, bringing new competition to Rush Limbaugh.

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Sony Corporation's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.
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Some companies report quarterly earnings in the morning, after the markets open. Some report in the afternoon, after the markets close.
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Foxconn employees on the iPad assembly line wrap boxes in plastic before sending them down to the end of the line.
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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.