Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, July 16, 2012

Grocery stores and merchants of all kinds will be sorting through the fine print this morning following a major credit card settlement that was announced late Friday. Visa, Mastercard and some big banks agreed to pay $6.6 billion to end a fight over fees they charge retailers. Microsoft has called a mystery news conference today. And the speculation is that the company will unveil new features for its software suite Office 15. And under the assumption that the Affordable Care Act will go into full effect, Northern Arizona's community health centers are anticipating a jump in demand.

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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.