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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 25, 2011

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 25, 2011

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Food and Drink

Coffee prices on their way up

by Adriene Hill Apr 25, 2011
Thanks to unusual temperatures and rainfall, coffee production is falling in some parts of the world, just as emerging markets like India and China are embracing the drink.

Bernanke embraces glasnost

by David Gura Apr 25, 2011
Next week, Fed Chair Ben Bernanke will do something no Fed chief has ever done before: at the end of the Fed's policy meeting, he'll stand before the press and answer questions.

Scaling the New York Times paywall

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Apr 25, 2011
The New York Times has signed up 100,000 subscribers willing to pay for online content, but it's going to need more to help earnings and call its paywall a success.

Small business owners tussle with health care reform decisions

by Mitchell Hartman Apr 25, 2011
Small business owners across the country are trying to figure out their best financial options in how to provide their employees with health insurance, come the health care reform mandates in 2014.

St. Louis airport to be fully operational by midweek

by Eve Troeh Apr 25, 2011
St. Louis' Lambert Airport has partially resumed flights after a powerful tornado ripped off part of the roof and shattered hundreds of windows in the main terminal.
BBC World Service

Nintendo profits fall short of estimates

by Roland Buerk Apr 25, 2011
The video game and console company reported profits fell 66 percent for the year, due in part to competition from smart phones and other game devises.

Royal Wedding Woes: Long vacations could hurt the British economy

by Stephen Beard Apr 25, 2011
The wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton was expected to inject a much needed boost into the British economy. But now, many fear that back-to-back holidays will decrease productivity and hurt Britain's GDP.

Is the market ready for the Fed's changed rules?

by Heidi Moore Apr 25, 2011
The Federal Reserve is expected to signal an end to it's post-crisis easy money policies. New York bureau chief Heidi Moore explains how this could impact the economy.

IMF Report: China will be the largest economy by 2016

by Marketplace Staff Apr 25, 2011
According to a report from the International Monetary Fund, China will overtake the United States as the world's largest economy in five years. Brett Arends, columnist with Marketwatch, explains how the IMF is measuring the economies, and what this means for global economics.

The Fed expected to end easy money

by Marketplace Staff Apr 25, 2011
Julia Coronado, chief economist with BNP Paribas, explains what's expected out of the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting, and what the future is for the Fed's stimulus efforts.

Walmart begins testing home-delivery option

by Eve Troeh Apr 25, 2011
Walmart announced the launch of their new test service in San Jose, California, which allows customers to shop and order online for home delivery.

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