Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 17, 2012

You have until midnight tonight to file your taxes with the IRS. And if you're thinking about deducting a phony business lunch or padding your mileage -- you're not alone. Speaking of the IRS, it wants to require U.S. banks to report the interest payments they make to wealthy foreigners. That's creating some trouble down on the Mexican border where banks are worried about losing customers. Yesterday, Argentina announced plans to take back its oil industry from a Spanish company. And the disease known as "citrus greening" that has ravaged orange and other crops in Florida for the past seven years has been spotted in California.

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The Kremlin is reflected in the polished company plate of the state-controlled Russian oil giant Rosneft at the entrance of the headquarters in Moscow, on May 17, 2011. ExxonMobil has sealed a landmark deal with Russia's state oil producer.
Coca-Cola reported higher than expected earnings this quarter.
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Newly selected World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, arrives at the Finance Ministry in Brasilia for an audience with Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega, on April04, 2012.
Farms that produce chickens for meat are seeing exports drop, pushing prices down.
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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.