Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 13, 2012

Apple tries to launch its latest iPhone 4S in mainland China to disastrous results. As cash-strapped local and state governments look to raise more money, many are moving toward privatizing things that used to be public -- but is that a good thing? And the University of Connecticut said this week that one of its scientists falsified data in a new study about red wine that claimed the drink slows the aging process.

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Mario Draghi and the European Central Bank are happy that their plan to lend to eurozone banks is helping countries there borrow.
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The unmasking of fraud by a leading researcher into the health benefits of wine has called into question the entire body of knowledge about the fermented grape.
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U.C. Berkeley students walk through Sather Gate on the U.C. Berkeley campus.
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U.S. President Barack Obama announces plans today to try to cut down on government spending by merging offices.

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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.