Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, March 8, 2012

It's deadline day -- again -- in Greece, but if all goes well, we'll get past this hurdle in the European Debt Crisis and probably move on to another one. For the first time in 15 years, Peyton Manning is no longer an Indianapolis Colt. In China, the maker of the iPad's lawyers are fighting a Chinese court decision that ruled Apple doesn't own the trademark for the name iPad in China. And the city of Chattanooga, Tenn. wants to join a growing list of U.S. cities with its own typeface, to be used in everything from stationary to street signs.

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A customer leaves with his just-bought iPad 2 at an Apple store on May 6, 2011 in Shanghai, China. Apple's lawyers are currently fighting a court decision that ruled Apple doesn't own the trademarked name "iPad" in China.
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Scaffolding surrounds the Pantheon on the Acropolis as the sun rises on Februray 16, 2012 in Athens, Greece.
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Private investors are being asked to accept big losses on their loans to Greece, in order for the country to get more bailout money and avoid a messy default that could send Europe back into crisis. Here, awoman walks by a sign showing a euro coin at a bank branch in Athens, on Jan. 31, 2012.

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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.