Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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U.S. child poverty on the rise

Barbara Lehman sits in the tent she calls home in a tent city for the homeless in downtown Reno, Nevada.
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Big tobacco sues federal government

Framed by tobacco smoke, a man smokes a cigarette.
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Vice President Biden visits China

Beijing, CHINA: A US and a Chinese flag wave outside a commercial building in Beijing, 09 July 2007. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice 06 July 2007 accused China of flouting the rules of global trade in its headlong economic expansion as the US administration 'has not been hesitant' to deploy trade tools against China, including a complaint lodged with the World Trade Organization over copyright piracy.

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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.