Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 29, 2012

Arguments for and against the legality of the Affordable Care Act wrapped up yesterday in the Supreme Court, and today, in our weekly Attitude Check, we look at how the average American feels about the law. The value of Mega Millions drawing has soared to a half-billion dollars. Lottery officials report strong sales in the 40-plus states that take part in the drawing, but if you go into a pool with co-workers, you might want to take a few precautions.

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Protesters hold union's flags during a demonstration in Sevilla, Spain on March 29, 2012 on a national strike day.
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Construction workers are seen atop a building of new apartments for sale in Alhambra, east of downtown Los Angeles on March 23, 2012 in Calif. Experts predict that the U.S. economy will continue to recover, setting it apart from Europe.
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New Delhi muncipal council workers (NDMC) decorate a signboard with flowers to welcome the arrival BRICS countries leaders, on a road in New Delhi on March 28, 2012.
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Shoppers wait in line at a Best Buy store on November 24, 2011 San Diego, Calif. The company has announced that it is closing 50 big box stores after losing almost $2 billion over the last few months.
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An anti-Obama health care glove is worn in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building, on March 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C.
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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.