Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, April 19, 2012

Spain and France will attempt to sell billions of dollars worth of government bonds today to raise cash. While other big box stores seem to be in trouble, why is Guitar Center thriving? At Whole Foods this weekend, fish produced in an unsustainable way will officially be banned from the stores. And how zoning laws could change education for kids in poor neighborhoods.

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Economy
Pedestrians cross the street by the Morgan Stanley building in Times Square April 21, 2011 in New York City. Morgan Stanley profits fell 48 percent In the first quarter of 2011.
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Business

Guitar Center strums a new tune

The national music instrument retailer is set to open more stores.
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World
France's incumbent President and UMP ruling party's candidate for the 2012 presidential election, Nicolas Sarkozy speaks during a campaign meeting on April 18, 2012 in the French northern city of Arras.
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Sustainability
A fishermen carries a tuna at a market in Male on February 10, 2012. Jeremy Hobson's trip to Whole Foods unveiled that in 20 to 30 years, tuna like this might not even be available to buy, no matter what the price.
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Business
A general view of Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater after a candlelight vigil in honor of Dick Clark on April 18, 2012 in Branson, Mo.
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Life
Singer/actress Miley Cyrus performs onstage on March 24, 2012 in Phoenix, Ariz. Cyrus's new movie "LOL" will get no marketing budget from its studio, Lionsgate.
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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.