Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 30, 2012

This week, two countries at the center of the European debt crisis will hold elections; and in some ways, the eurozone is a lot like a bar. In New York City, One World Trade Center will become the tallest building in the city. And when can spying on workers actually be a good thing?

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Warning signs alert staff and visitors to wash their hands at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England. One company here in the U.S. has found a surprising way to enforce such health standards.
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United States President Barack Obama meets with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation at the Hale Koa Hotel November 12, 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Protesters wave union's flags as they march past the headquarters of the Spanish bank BBVA, during a national strike in the Northern Spanish Basque city of Bilbao, on March 29, 2012.
A worker at Gregory Industries watches as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tours a factory before a campaign rally at Gregory Industries on March 5, 2012 in Canton, Ohio.
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The camera of a street-view car, used to photograph whole streets, can be seen on the Google street-view stand at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT on March 3, 2010 in the northern German city of Hanover.
The earnings report from digital printing company Shutterfly could indicate the health of the industry -- does anyone print photos anymore?
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A student reads a textbook in Blackwell bookshop in Oxford, England. Some of the most prestigious institutions in the country are taking efforts to create a new, permanent archive of scholarly work online.
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France's opposition Socialist Party candidate for the 2012 French Presidential election, Francois Hollande's back is seen as he gives a speech during a campaign meeting on April 29, 2012 in Paris.

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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.