Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 19, 2012

We're on the phone with Marketplace Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz to talk about the fallout following his investigative report that led to this weekend's retraction on the radio program This American Life. Schmitz explains that while Mike Daisey lied about his first-hand account visiting factories in China for his stage play and radio story, many of the things he lied about have actually happened. Meanwhile, a debate in the Senate this week over extending the life of Export-Import Bank has aircraft maker Boeing in a tustle.

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A hedge fund investor with a 6 percent stake in Yahoo is demanding to take over a block of seats on the Internet giant's board of directors.
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After an audit of Apple's suppliers in China, the tech giant has found instances of underage labor, unsafe working conditions and improper handling of toxic chemicals.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the third version of the iPad and an updated Apple TV in San Francisco. Today, Cook announced plans on how the company would spend its $98 billion in cash reserves.
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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions.