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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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.