Outside view of the Sony headquarters building in Tokyo on May 9, 2013.
Outside view of the Sony headquarters building in Tokyo on May 9, 2013. - 
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Japanese entertainment and electronics giant Sony has managed to make money, not lose it for the first time in five years. The company reported a net profit of $948 million.

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio with the latest.

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