Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Exxon Mobil trades off with Apple as the top company in the U.S., but most Americans still know very little about it. A new book out today could change that. Later this morning, we'll find out whether the big auto companies were still selling lots of cars in April. And what do high sales mean for auto workers? Meanwhile, Delta Air Lines is buying an oil refinery in an attempt to cut costs.

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People sit on bus stop roof as others sit under during a May Day rally in central Istanbul, on May 1, 2012.
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News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch, his wife Wendi Deng and son Lachlan leave their London home on April 26, 2012, as Rupert Murdoch prepares to give evidence for a second day at the Leveson Inquiry.
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A new book explores the leadership in the mega oil company, and how it affected its image in the global economy and its views on climate change.
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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.