Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, February 13, 2012

President Obama will announce his proposed budget for 2013 today, and it is expected to include a lot of infrastructure spending. In Greece, big budget cuts were passed over the weekend -- but how do the new minimum wage requirements and public sector job cuts there compare to the U.S.? And we take a closer look at the world of natural gas through the eyes of an energy company CEO.

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Singer Adele cleaned up at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif. Why can't we get enough of her tear-inducing songs?
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President Obama's budget for next year includes hundreds of billions for new infrastructure projects and repairs to the nation's roads and bridges. But it could take years before any work actually begins.
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A protester holds a Greek flag as demonstrators clashed with riot police in front of the Parliament in Athens on February 12, 2012. Even though the cuts passed, more uncertainty in on the horizon for the troubled country.
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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.