Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 27, 2011

While a temporary deal has been reached in Washington, 2012 doesn't look much better in terms of bipartisanship. FedEx is set to raise its rates beginning in January. In Arizona, many non-industrial businesses are taking up space in warehouses.

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In Arizona, a number of buildings that were originally planned for warehouse purposes are now being rented out to other tenants, like yoga instructors.
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2011 has been a year where Congress faced many challenges in reaching compromise. Will that trend continue into this next election year?
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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.