Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, April 13, 2012

The last three months in China were the worst for the country's economic growth since early 2009 -- so what's going wrong? In St. Louis, the Stand Your Ground Law is coming under the spotlight, as the National Rifle Association holds its annual convention. We talk to L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus about what to do when you are caught in an emergency at work. And where in the world should a savvy investor be looking to put their money this year?  

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China's Chongqing Municipality Communist Party Secretary Bo Xilai walks as he arrives for a meeting at The Great Hall Of The People on March 9, 2012 in Beijing, China.
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Wells Fargo reported a $4.2 billion profit this morning.
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A scale model of the RMS Titanic sits on display at the opening of the 'Titanic at 100: Myth and Memory' exhibition on April 10, 2012 in New York City.
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This photo taken on April 12, 2012 shows a Chinese laborer working at a construction site in Hefei, in eastern China's Anhui province. China said on April 13 its economy grew by 8.1 percent in the first three months of 2012, its slowest pace in nearly three years, as domestic demand fell and Europe's woes curbed business activity.
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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.