Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 4, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, August 4, 2011

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GM: Finally turning a corner?

General Motors' Chevrolet brand vehicles are seen on a sales lot as the company announces a 2 billion dollar quarterly profit on November 10, 2010 in Pembroke Pines, Florida. The profit is the third consecutive profitable quarter for the company and it may have its first full-year profit since 2004.
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Business

Do U.S. workers want call center jobs?

Employees at a call center in India work during their night shift.
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World

What's a central bank?

Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa speaks before the press at the bank headquarters in Tokyo after the bank's board meeting.
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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.