Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, April 9, 2012

China correspondent Rob Schmitz reveals what he found on his recent trip inside a Foxconn factory. Sony is reportedly set to cut 10,000 jobs; it's the first major move by its new CEO. Investors are urging British grocer Tesco to ditch its U.S. chain of Fresh & Easy stores. Stove Top stuffing is trying to woo consumers year-round. And Mike Huckabee launches his syndicated radio show today, bringing new competition to Rush Limbaugh.

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Sony Corporation's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.
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Some companies report quarterly earnings in the morning, after the markets open. Some report in the afternoon, after the markets close.
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Foxconn employees on the iPad assembly line wrap boxes in plastic before sending them down to the end of the line.
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A lot happened while you slept. Marketplace Morning Report® host David Brancaccio explores the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make smart decisions. We've also launched a new series about how machines, robots and algorithms are increasingly entering the workforce. We're looking at what humans can do about it with a new journey to find robot-proof jobs. Read more here.