Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Greek voters will return to the polls in less than three weeks. The results of the election could determine whether Greece stays in the euro zone or exits in a messy divorce that would disrupt the global economy. Dewey & LeBoeuf, one of the largest law firms in the country, filed for bankruptcy last night after months of financial turmoil and partner defections. Today is the Texas primary. Polls show voters tend to care about the economy and immigration, but education policy is growing in importance. The food truck scene -- once a trendy diversion -- is now a normal part of city life. Sizzler and other national chains hope to take advantage.

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A woman begs by a news stand in Athens, Greece on May 28, 2012.
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Robots can do more than open refrigerator doors these days. A Chinese bot, built by Tencent, recently wrote a business article (not this one).
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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.