Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 4, 2013

India tries its hand at interplanetary exploration as the country prepares to launch its first unmanned Mars orbiter. The World Retail Congress Africa started today in Johannesburg, South Africa. Some of the world's most famous companies are there trying to figure out how to sell to the continent -- a fast-growing, but often tough market. And, just what is professional wrestling anyway? Sport? Theater? Farce? Marketplace Morning Report talked to a journalist who finds out in his new book.

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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.