Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, February 16, 2012

Rupert Murdoch is facing tensions with his staff at The Sun after nine of its journalists were arrested in the last few weeks for alleged corruption. The rental car market in the United States has been dominated by American brands, but that could soon change. Commercial real estate experts are starting to see what will become of the hundreds of Borders store spaces that closed last year.

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The interior of a vacant Borders Bookstore is seen on July 18, 2011 in San Francisco, Calif.
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Economy
US President Barack Obama(R) sits inside a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu alongside Ed Welburn, Vice President of Global Design for General Motors, as he tours the 2012 Washington Auto Show at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, January 31, 2012.
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GM announced its fourth quarter profits today. The numbers have disappointed analysts.
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U.S. military veterans talk with coaches to review their resumes prior to approaching recruiters and hiring managers during a Veteran Career Fair and Expo in Washington, D.C. In America, most of the hiring comes from small businesses.
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Picture shows an arrangement of copies of The Sun newspaper front pages on February 13, 2012. The newspaper, and its parent company News Corp., is facing internal turmoil over the hacking scandal.
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World
Here, Greek Prime minister Lucas Papademos addresses lawmakers during the crucial vote in Athens.
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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.