Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The Senate is taking a look at a bill to keep student loan interest rates from doubling. But what would a hike in interest rates really cost students and their families? ABC and Univision are planning to launch an English-language channel. AMC Entertainment may be up for sale. We talk with world-renowned chef Charlie Trotter about why he's closing his restaurant in Chicago this summer after 25 years of service. Lake Tahoe is looking at a bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Dunkin' Donuts is launching in India, and Spain may bail out one of its biggest banks.

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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.